sardinia

Aviation

Flight awkwardly turns around after discovering airport was closed

In an embarrassing mix-up, a passenger plane scheduled to land in Sardinia was forced to head back to Germany after discovering there was nowhere to land.

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Destinations

Sardinia mulls entry fee for popular tourist beach

Amidst battling sand thieves and Google Maps glitches, Sardinian authorities are now grappling with the ecological damage of one of its most popular beaches due to overtourism.

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Technology

Island begs tourists not to use Google Maps after 144 emergency call outs

Tourists in search of “hidden” beaches are being led down dangerous roads where they often become stuck. And it’s beginning to put a strain on the local community.

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Tourism

Tourists facing up to six years in jail for stealing sand

The couple was caught with 40 kilograms of sand, which they reportedly tried to pass off as a “souvenir”. Nice try, guys.

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