Former US President Bill Clinton declined offers of tea with Queen Elizabeth and dinner at the British Prime Minister’s official country house because he wanted to “be a tourist,” go shopping and eat Indian food during his first official visit to the UK with Tony Blair as leader in 1997, according to formerly classified documents.
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As the tourists head back to Italy, one of the cities that has suffered most at the hands of tourism is fighting back.
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Hundreds of firefighters on Friday scrambled to contain three wildfires in drought-hit northern California that have scorched nearly 40,000 acres, including a popular tourist lake preparing to welcome…
As tourists return, Florence has banned access to areas of the city center on weekend evenings to avoid overcrowding. Meanwhile, the director of the Uffizi Galleries has called for a 'sandwich tax' to cover the cleaning expenses of street food stalls.