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Venice, Italy: Behave Yourself Or It’ll Cost Molto Denaro PDF Print E-mail

This is the time of Venice Biennale, where all kinds of events will bring some of the highest tourist figures in recent times. With millions roaming the beautiful city, local officials are getting more strict about legality, cleanliness and safety.

First, there’s a new basic visitor transportation fee of about $12 per person, which rises as temperatures and summer visiting numbers rise. Also, if you leave trash, damage historical images or otherwise misbehave, it could cost you as much as $450. And if really bad, some time in a Venice hoosegow. For more info, go to www.labiennale.org/en/art/2019

Supersonic Flight: Breakfast in NYC And Lunch In London PDF Print E-mail

New supersonic aircraft are being planned that within five years, passengers aboard will fly at 3,000 miles per hour non-stop across the ocean in just 90 minutes. They can then go from lox and cream cheese on a bagel to bubble and squeak.

Check Into Bike Sharing In Busy Big City Downtowns PDF Print E-mail

If you’re in good physical shape and need to roam quickly around crowded downtown areas, seek online info about bike share. It’s more convenient and much cheaper than ever-rising charges for taxis, Uber or Lyft. Many cities already offer the bike service free or at very low cost.

They include Atlanta, Chicago, Louisville, Minneapolis, New York City, Orlando, Phoenix and Portland. When you roam foreign cities and want to bike your way around, you’ll  find many of them offer similar economic bike share programs.

AA Flight Attendant Fined For Flying With Boozy Breath PDF Print E-mail

Although her name is now all over the news and internet, your travel4seniors.com editor will not display it here. First, in all my years of flying commercial and in Navy aircraft, I encountered many air crew members with boozy breath before flights. None were any less capable of doing their jobs.

Another factor in this case is that the veteran American Airlines flight attendant will be 65 this year, and did her job through the decades with no previous problems. Therefore, we can guess she was celebrating her upcoming retirement. So, let’s all raise our glasses to her and say: Congratulations and welcome into your sunset years on terra firma!

Senior Space Traveler: Will You Go For A 2025 Moon Trip? PDF Print E-mail

Jeff Bezos, top guy at Amazon, says he will have space vehicles that take passengers to the Moon. He also claims his project, called Blue Origin, will create a permanent colony on the planet.

Can you imagine spending that first evening at your lunar home? You’ll enjoy a tender moment together on the front porch with your loved one. Then you’ll say those romantic words: You look so lovely in the earthlight.


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