Popular destinations are now overrun with tourists who are creating heavy traffic, crowding sidewalks and tromping on delicate ruins. Press Play has a new summer series called #stayhome, featuring places in the world where locals are pulling back their welcome mats. We start in Venice, Italy.
Traveling to Italy this summer? Maybe skip Venice
From this Episode:
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How tourism is affecting the culture of Venice, Italy
Summer is a time to travel, and tourism is good for the economy. However, some popular destinations are now overrun with tourists.