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Amsterdam could soon ban tourists from buying cannabis in the capital city to reduce the number of visitors. The mayor of the city is looking for ways to prevent overtourism ruining the city. Femke Halsema, the mayor of Amsterdam, commissioned a study to see the affect a cannabis ban would have on travellers. Many tourists …

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Kyoto’s historic and iconic Gion district has introduced a ban on tourist photographs. Vistors who violate the new rules will be fined ¥10,000 ($92). The stunning neighbourhood boasts beautiful streets, traditional tea houses and is home to traditional geishas. In recent years it has become such a tourist hotspot that is is suffereing from overtourism and …

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Overtourism. The biggest buzz word in travel for 2019.More people than ever before are travelling the world. The global number of tourists has more than doubled in the past 15 years to exceed 1.3 billion last year, and is forecast to rise to nearly 2 billion by 2030 The most visited cities in the world …

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With its UNESCO-protected canals and libertarian social scene, Amsterdam is a bucket list summer destination, but perhaps not if you’re on a shoestring budget, traveling on under $50 a day, or feel uneasy in crowded spaces: It is one of the busiest tourist hotspots in Europe, with downtown hotels, if there are any left to …

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Spain is one of the hottest destinations this summer with a record-setting level of crowds. It seems like everyone who’s planning a European summer trip is heading to Spain. And while sunny hotspots like Costa del Sol and Ibiza can be a good time, they’re not so fun when you’re having to deal with huge …

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Long gone are the days when Portugal was a forgotten, peripheral Western European country Americans would fly over on their way to Spain without giving it much of a thought. Having been to Portugal both before it became popular, and after its post-2022 tourist boom, I can say that’s definitely not the case anymore: it …

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Have you been planning on traveling to Europe sometime soon, but the high temperatures of Spain, the risk of wildfires across Greece, and the mass tourism in Italy somehow put you off? This might be the hottest, busiest summer in years, but there remains a safe haven in the heart of the Old Continent where …

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Now that entry requirements for the digital nomads are being relaxed, and numerous European countries are not only warmly welcoming them, but going as far as launching year-long Digital Nomad Visas, remote workers will be flocking into Europe starting this summer. Whether it’s for the cities dating back several millennia or the idyllic Southern coastline, …

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Perhaps the most iconic city in Italy is the beautiful historic city of Venice. Lined with scenic canals oozing romance and all the European vibes imaginable, Venice highlights many travelers’ bucket lists. In 2024, it’s not the most welcoming with overtourism and environmental concerns, plus a tacky entry fee for tourists. Fortunately, there are many …

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As much as I love Venice and its romantic canals, Paris with the elegant Haussmann cityscape, and Barcelona’s unique mixture of medieval heritage and 21st-century boldness, mixing with the surging crowds threatening to overwhelm these cities is definitely not my idea of fun. Europe is dealing with a serious overtourism issue, and it’s no surprise …

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Say what you want about Florida, but it’s an awesome place to vacation. The “Sunshine State” seems to have a knack for making the most bizarre, off-the-wall headlines, yet the stunning beaches and affordability factor trump all the weirdness. Orlando and Miami are always the most popular vacation destinations, but there are quite literally dozens …

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If someone asked you what beach they should visit in Europe, where would you tell them to go? There are so many that come to mind, from iconic destinations like Spain, the Greek Islands, and the French Riviera to up-and-coming getaways like Albania. No matter where travelers choose to go for an epic beach vacation …

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