The Gene of Adventurism: To Whom to Travel, and Who Should Be Hard to Rise
“A man, like a tree, he is from here and nowhere else,” wise Boris Grebenshchikov sang. “The people created an exact and figurative word, and gave it a well-meaning figurative…

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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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Usefully travel: to places of nature forces of Ukraine
At least once you felt like you were in the bosom of God? For no apparent reason, an all-encompassing sense of complete security, serenity, tranquility, peace and great inner happiness?…

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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 their traditions, and any foreign woman must follow the established rules and observe etiquette. This is not only a manifestation of respect for the local culture, but also ensuring your safety. Below are some tips for traveling women who can help avoid uncomfortable or even dangerous situations, as well as get better introduced and learn about the local culture.

1. Choose the right clothes

In addition to the Mediterranean resorts in Turkey and the Red Sea in Egypt, it is recommended to follow a more conservative dress code. You can forget about shorts and tops, as well as miniskirts and any tight-fitting clothes. Continue reading

Sicily: a new breath

Sicily is the autonomous region of Italy and the largest island of the Mediterranean Sea with an area of ​​25,700 square meters. km The population of the island is 5 million people.
For a long time, Sicily was considered not the best place for tourism, mainly due to the influence of the mafia and the poverty of the local population. Today, the island is experiencing a tourist boom, attracting more travelers due to its unique history and culture, as well as its magnificent nature.

The climate of Sicily is typically Mediterranean, with hot summers and short mild winters, with a noticeable temperature difference between the coast and the interior of the island. The number of sundials on average reaches 2500 per year, while in continental Italy there are “only” 2000, and in the south of France – 1800. The active volcano Etna is located on the island with a height of 3380 meters. It is the highest and most active volcano in Europe. Sicily was colonized by settlers from Carthage and the Greeks, starting from the 8th century BC. e. There are a lot of historical monuments and sights on the island, causing great interest among both specialists and ordinary travelers. Continue reading

Bridges of london
I don’t know exactly how many bridges the heroes of Jerome K. Jerome’s book “Three in a Boat” sailed, but I counted at least 4 bridges that already existed then:…

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Budapest Hotels
The capital of Hungary, Budapest, is deservedly considered one of the most beautiful capitals of Eastern and Central Europe. This city is surprisingly rich in museums, outstanding architectural monuments, festivals.…

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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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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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