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    Tourist Behavior

    by  • December 6, 2017 • Current Events, Tourism • 0 Comments

    (Click on this post’s title to see the video link!) PBS just ran another article about tourists behaving badly in Venice. None of you will do that, right? I was interested to hear that anyone jumping into the canal gets fined €450 on the spot! The canals of Venice are streets, not swimming spots…....

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    Deadline is Looming!

    by  • October 26, 2017 • Class Prep • 0 Comments

    Don’t forget, you need to hand in your applications to Study Abroad by Nov. 1! Professor Terry Spehar-Fahey and I will be going over the applications later that week or over the weekend, so that Study Abroad can notify students as soon as possible. If you want to talk to both of us at...

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    Mass Tourism in Venice

    by  • July 24, 2017 • Cultural Info, Current Events, Travel

    A recent Guardian article discusses Venetians’ disgust with the thousands of people being disgorged by tourist ships each day on their little city. One local, Luciano Bortot, said, “…the problem now is the mass tourism, the people who come for just a few hours and see nothing – it’s as much of a nightmare...

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