September 2019 – A Local’s Positano, Florence Beyond Overtourism

How to Beat Overtourism in Florence
It may seem that, like other major European destinations, Florence’s most popular attractions are overrun with tourists. However, once you venture off the beaten path, you’ll find a more authentic Florence. Visit lesser-known museums and artisan studios to get a fuller picture of the city, its history and culture, and the people who live here.

An Adopted Local’s Positano
On the Amalfi Coast, Positano is a well-known destination on many travelers’ bucket lists. To give the best insider tips, Jenny Konopasek, a Positano local, shares her favorite restaurants, shops and beaches in the village.

World’s First Saxophone Museum
Saxophonist Attilio Berni has been collecting saxophones — more than 600, in fact — for decades. Now, he has a place to display them, outside of Rome at the world’s first museum dedicated entirely to the instrument.

Turn Plastic Into a Metro Ride
Thanks to a new initiative from the city of Rome, metro riders in the city can recycle plastic bottles to earn a free metro ticket.

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