Venice rolls out day-tripper fee to try to regulate mass crowds on peak weekends


ROME — Venice authorities on Thursday unveiled a pilot program to cost day-trippers 5 euros ($5.45) apiece to enter the delicate lagoon metropolis on peak weekends subsequent 12 months in an effort to scale back crowds, encourage longer visits and enhance the standard of life for residents. The rollout of the vacationer “contribution” program got … Read more

Follow These Eye Health Tips From an Expert for This Weekend’s Solar Eclipse

Three women wearing solar eclipse glasses looking up at the sky

Star-gazers, take word: there’s an annular photo voltaic eclipse arising subsequent weekend. On Oct. 14 (Saturday), it would move by way of a handful of states within the US, beginning in Oregon and ending just a few hours later in Texas. It will additionally hit components of Central and South America. An annular photo voltaic eclipse … Read more