Colombia for tourists
Colombia definitely cannot be called the safest country, so here a tourist should always be on the alert. Only a few years ago, this country was considered “the most dangerous…

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Switzerland and Austria: hot vacations in winter and summer
Most Petersburgers, tired of our constant cold and rain, tend to spend their holidays "where it is warm": in Turkey, Egypt, Tunisia or Cyprus. There are many other, more expensive…

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Tips for tourists in Muslim countries
In the Muslim world, it is not customary for a woman to travel alone, so you need to be careful about local customs. Many Muslim countries remain very conservative in…

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Ecotourism in Africa

Many people think that the prefix “eco” in the word eco-tourism comes from the words ecosystem or ecology – and therefore consider the concepts of natural tourism and eco-tourism to be equivalent. However, despite the fact that the roots of eco-tourism can be found in nature tourism, this word has a broader meaning.
The International Society of Ecological Tourism (TIES) defines ecotourism as “a responsible journey to natural areas where the environment remains unchanged and where the lifestyle of the local population is maintained.”

This is the main difference between nature and ecotourism: Aboriginal tribes, their lives benefit from tourism, however, it does not invade their life and does not change it. The UN considers ecotourism not only a segment of the tourism market, but also a whole philosophy. “Ecological” – means oriented towards the environment and society. Continue reading

Castles Hotels in Europe

Nowadays, you no longer need to be a special royal blood or a rich feudal lord to live in the castle. Now that many of the former residences of rulers who have sunk into oblivion have been turned into hotels, anyone can feel like a king or queen. The fact that castles become hotels is easily explained: the maintenance of such large-scale buildings requires a lot of money, therefore, states are often ready to transfer them to private hands.

Contrary to popular belief, you can stay at the castle-hotel for very little money. Even in the best hotels in England, where guests are entertained, for example, by falconry, the price per night usually does not exceed $ 150-300. Lower rank hotels offer rooms for $ 100, $ 60, and even $ 40. And Burg Staleck Castle in Germany is completely turned into a hostel. Standing there will cost you only $ 20. Continue reading

How to get the most out of your trip
Going to another city or country, we always want to get vivid and positive emotions. Traveling should and can bring a good mood. The main thing is to know how…

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How to overcome your fear - practical tips
Look at the tiger in the cage. Do you think he lives well? They feed him, take care of him, treat him, protect ... But we sympathize with the tiger,…

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Valaam Island
“The pearl of the Russian North” and the Republic of Karelia has long been called the island of Valaam. With all the beatiness and banality of this metaphor, it nevertheless…

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How to fly in comfort: useful life hacks
For many people, air travel brings a lot of inconvenience. But there are some tips that you should take note for a comfortable and tireless flight. On my own, I…

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