With summer in full swing, tis the season of holiday hijinks and stories you'd rather forget.
And on this morning's Jennifer Zamparelli show on 2FM, Jen lifted the lid on her own wild holiday escapades as she told listeners about an unfortunate skinny dipping incident.
Jen shared a news story about a group of young Irish holiday makers who landed themselves in hot water with Italian police after they stripped off their clothes and frolicked in one of the country's most famous fountains.
The five lads were all in their twenties, hit with fines totally 2,500 for playing in the Neptune fountain in the middle of Bologna, the historic university city that's full of breathtaking sights and buildings.
"Apparently the lads wanted to recreate the scene from the movie La Dolce Vita where the characters wade into the Trevi Fountain", Jen told listeners.
"First of all, I'm impressed that they know the movie La Dolce Vita, it's a very good movie with subtitles. Each of the lads were fined €500, they were warned it could have been worse if they'd damaged the fountain."
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It was clear Jen could feel their pain, as she continued: "Such a stinger, though, to be a) caught, fined but let's face it we can all relate to doing stupid bleedin' things on holiday.
"I don't know what it is, it starts at the airport, it doesn't finish until we get home. We just lose our minds and I'm terrified for anybody going on holiday in the next couple of months because we're allowed go away, because it's going to be even worse. There'll be lots of skinny dipping!"
And while we're on the subject, Jen asked, "What is it with Irish people on holiday, few scoops in the day, skinny dipping?" The perennial question, indeed.
Maybe it's the heat wreaking havoc on our gentle Irish brains, maybe it's being close to water that probably isn't 5 degrees and freezing at any point of the year, and maybe it's just all that extra merriment. Regardless of the why of it all, Jen had some top tips on how to successfully skinny dip without any upsets.
"Top tip if you're skinny dipping, right, make sure the tide is coming in because what happened to me when I went skinny dipping in the sea was I left my clothes on the side and the tide was going out so my clothes kept getting further and further away from me. So, that is a top tip."
Listen back to the segment below.
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