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GetYourGuide widens its horizons, will expand its Originals short tours into day trips and more

GetYourGuide has made a name for itself as the startup that helped the stale idea of guided tours for travellers on its head. Tapping into the generation of consumers who think of travel not just as going somewhere, but having an “experience” (and, ideally, recording it for Insta-posterity), it has built a marketplace to connect ...

At least ten unexploded bombs are hidden in the ruins of Pompeii

At least ten unexploded bombs are hidden somewhere deep in the ruins of the ancient Roman city of Pompeii. They are leftovers from a 1943 allied air force raid that dropped 165 bombs in the area. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Pompeii attracts more than 2.5 million visitors annually. From The Guardian:

“Ninety-six bombs were ...

Transit city navigation app seeks to solve bad public transit ETAs with machine learning

Transit, a company that has spent its entire life trying to make it easier to get around cities, is unveiling a new machine-learning powered estimated time of arrival prediction feature to help address one of the most annoying things about taking public transit: not knowing when the next bus is going to arrive. Montreal-based Transit ...

Rome and the Catholic Church fighting over change tossed into the Trevi Fountain

Every year, visitors to Rome's famed Trevi Fountain toss in more than $1.7 million in coins. Historically, the Catholic charity Caritas has taken that money to help poor people. Now though, Rome mayor Virginia Raggi wants the cash for repairs to the city's infrastructure. From the BBC News:

We did not foresee this outcome," Caritas ...

Badi gets $30M for AI-aided room rentals

Should you let AI help you pick your roommates? Barcelona-based urban room rental startup Badi thinks so, and it’s just closed a $30M Series B funding round less than a year after a $10M Series A — suggesting algorithm-aided matchmaking is resonating with its target Millennial(ish) ‘Generation Rent’ demographic, as they hunt for their next flatmate. ...

London, Rome, Paris Top TripAdvisor’s Most-Reviewed Cities List

12.17.2013 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Filed under: Europe, North America, France, United Kingdom, United States Alamy The litany of year-end travel-related lists continues. Today, it's TripAdvisor, which unveiled its most reviewed cities. Leading the way: London, Rome and Paris, accordi... ...

Things to Do In Rome – A Fun Trip For All

11.06.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

There is plenty to see and do on a vacation to Rome. It doesn't matter whether you have come to this bustling capital city to see history, the culture, or even just to have fun and enjoy good times in a new place. There is so much to see and do in Rome that you ...

Catering In Cartersville, GA

10.15.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

Are your fond memories of past holidays in Kennesaw actually fond memories or more like horror stories of meal time gone bad. The holidays are meant to be enjoyed, while recharging your body and mind for the upcoming year. Yet often they become a time of stress and dis-stress. ...

Holiday Catering In Kennesaw, GA Area

10.12.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

If money is as tight for you as it is for us in Cartersville, it shouldn't have to mean no holiday party for your employees. When you weigh the benefits of having everyone get together in a positive atmosphere of a holiday party, it just makes sense. ...