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Madrid issuing 'black level' alert for over-crowding in the Christmas holidays

Madrid Planning ‘Black Level’ Alert Due To Christmas Overcrowding

Since the pandemic, the word “over-tourism” regularly comes up in travel headlines and this includes Madrid in Spain.  In fact, Spain’s capital is already planning a “black level” alert for the holidays in an effort to prevent overcrowding in the streets at Christmas. If you are planning a city break or vacation in Madrid, read on to be aware of the measures being...

FS in Italy launches new sleeper train for skiers from Rome to the Dolomites

Italy: New Sleeper Train To Take Skiers To The Slopes Of The Dolomites

Italy is launching a new sleeper train to allow travelers to “rediscover its riches” in a new and sustainable way. As part of these plans, a new sleeper train is set to take skiers to the heart of the slopes in the Dolomites. Starting from December 15, a luxurious sleeper train will run from Rome to the iconic ski resort of Cortina d’Ampezzo. Read on to find out more...

Ecotourism and sustainable travel in Guatemala

Enjoy A Sustainable Visit To Eco-Friendly Guatemala

It was back in the 1990s that Costa Rica started its ecotourism trend and while it’s still winning, its near neighbor, Guatemala is catching up fast. Until recently, Guatemala focused on its indigenous culture, with its amazing Mayan ruins and the colonial architecture in its cities. However, due to all its stunningly beautiful landscapes, it is only natural (excuse...

California Condor is endangered by love locks left in Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park Asks Visitors To Stop Leaving Love Locks

In recent years, love locks have become a popular phenomenon, with lovers locking padlocks on fences around the world. Often, like in Paris, they had to be banned for the damage they wrought. Surprisingly, the trend has also affected the Grand Canyon National Park in the US. This has led to park officials asking people to stop, as the locks and their keys become a...