This week’s travel news includes a newborn giraffe born without spots at a Tennessee zoo, tattoo and graffiti trouble in Europe, and we want to know if you’re using a tracking gadget to look for your misplaced luggage.
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There is a saying that goes, “There are no bad ideas.”
But that was before a campaign to offer individuals a year of free public transportation if they got the rail card emblem tattoo on their bodies receive support from Austria’s climate minister.
The Klimaticket (“Climate Ticket”), which typically costs just over 1,000 euros for unlimited rail, bus, tram, and metro travel throughout the nation, asked music festival guests to turn their flesh into a permanent billboard for the ticket. Reaction to this move was fast, according to Salzburger Nachrichten. That equals to $1,080, or, you know, two to five laser tattoo removal sessions.
This week, foolish tattooing also occurred in Florence, Italy. For spray painting Munich soccer-relate graffiti on the 460-year-old Vasari Corridor leading up to the Uffizi Galleries, two German tourists detain. The director of the museum is urging “an iron fist of the law.”
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