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 Europe not only enjoyable, but also affordable.
Typical Parisian cafe 1. In the so-called B&B (from the English. Bed & Breakfast – Bed and Breakfast) you can stay at a price half as much as in a regular hotel, without sacrificing your comfort too much. They can be found in almost all countries of Europe. Sometimes they have other names. So, in Germany such inns are called Zimmer, and in Norway – Husrom. Continue reading
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
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 options – what exactly to choose depends only on the ingenuity and financial capabilities of a particular family. And, most interestingly, wealthy people most often do not want to change the cold to unbearable heat, but prefer to relax in the heart of Europe – in Switzerland or Austria.
Austria is best suited for a quiet family vacation, because Austrian resorts and hotels are focused primarily on the reception of families with children. Holidays in Switzerland are already something more exclusive and respectable. On lakes and thermal resorts in Switzerland, castle-style hotels in the Middle Ages, Renaissance cathedrals, picturesque landscapes, snowy peaks of the Alps and other romance are waiting for guests. But the organization of family leisure here is clearly inferior to the Austrian. Continue reading