Pilgrimage as a form of tourism: find your way
It is not necessary to be a deep believer in order to ask spiritual questions, to think about the meaning of life, the search for oneself, one’s purpose and path.…

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"Come here!" Conscious Tourism VS Overtourism
Traveling is my passion. I often speak and write about how useful it is to be a wanderer: to open unprecedented horizons, experience new sensations, touch the history of other…

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Hitchhiking: opportunities and risks
For those who truly love to travel, no defaults, strikes by railroad workers, or waiting at airports are scary. After all, you can travel much more romantic, bolder and cheaper…

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northern nature

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 best expresses recognition of the peculiar beauty of the island. It is here that the wild and harsh nature of stone islands covered with centuries-old forest is most consonant with the vast expanses of Ladoga waters.

On the tourist routes of the north-west of our country, this island rightfully competes with the world famous Kizhi. Continue reading

English life in nuances
Before you go to England you need to learn as much as possible about the habits and traditions of the inhabitants of Misty Albion. In a word, today we will…

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How to save in Europe
Of course, traveling around Europe is usually not cheap. Nevertheless, millions of our compatriots go there every year. Here are 20 small tips on how to make your vacation in…

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What is Europe preparing for Christmas?
But what is it - holiday fever is walking on the planet. From November 1 to the end of December, Finnish shops, contrary to their usual routines, operate on Sundays.…

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Stockholm in one day: what to see?
Scandinavia Valaam Island - and just one day to Stockholm? Like any capital, it is impossible to explore the whole city in one day. But don't be discouraged: here are…

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