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Uproar over Rome’s plans to build a barrier around the Trevi Fountain

Critics have called plans to put an anti-tourist barricade around one of the city’s most iconic attractions “truly foolish”.

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Rome moves souvenir stands away from famous tourist sites

The Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon, the Spanish Steps, and the Piazza Navona are set to be souvenir-stand-free. Thank the Lord.

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Rome mulls tourist restrictions for Trevi Fountain

At least it will be harder for tourists to get into punch-ups over the best selfie spot if they manage to do it.

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Tourism

You can now be fined for sitting on the Spanish Steps

Police in Italy’s capital have begun enforcing a string of groundbreaking new tourism rules, and one prohibited activity may come as a shock to visitors.

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“The wonders of Rome must be protected”: Rome bars McDonald’s among ancient monuments

Those craving a Big Mac while visiting Rome’s Baths of Caracalla will be sorely disappointed. Don’t worry, though. There are still 40 other sets of “Golden Arches” in the city.

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Rome bans ‘messy eating’ in spate of new tourism rules

The new rules will also mean fines for placing your mouth around the nozzle of drinking fountains, which is pretty bloody gross anyway if you ask us.

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TripAdvisor steps in after restaurant roasted for issuing tourists huge bill

We’re such tight-arses here at Travel Weekly that we often adopt the ‘dine and dash’ strategy when eating out.

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Rome mayor settles coin-throwing row involving famous Trevi Fountain

The mayor of Rome has settled a row over water fountain money. However, it’s not known whether said row involved water pistols or pool noodles.

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Wholesalers

Big fat wholesaler wrap

There are only two things we like about Mondays: the wholesaler wrap and looking at all the pretty photos in the wrap instead of doing any work.

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Rome tackles overtourism by limiting tour buses

Rome is set to ban tour buses in certain parts of the city centre. Meanwhile, we’ve been banned from the office snack shelf after eating more than our fair share of Tim Tams.

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Police blow up ‘suspicious’ bag of coconuts at Rome airport

You could say the suitcase held quite the BOUNTY, seeing as it was full of weapons of mass DESICCATION.

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Revealed: foodie tours are now the fastest growing travel experience

Feel like spending your day drooling over foodie travel that’ll put your lunch to shame? Here are TripAdvisor’s top ten food experiences.

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