Religious tourism
Pilgrimage, or a trip with religious purposes, is one of the oldest forms of tourism, which has deep historical roots. One of the first tourists was the medieval pilgrims. Religious…

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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 save on airfare
To begin with, I’ll clarify that these recommendations are suitable for everyone who wants to buy a cheap plane ticket. It does not matter where and for what purpose you…

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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

This crazy, crazy world … of monuments

The monument – in the broad sense – an object that is part of the cultural heritage of the country, people, humanity.
The monument, in the narrow sense, is a work of art designed to perpetuate the memory of certain events and people.
Monuments – in fact, are an integral feature, the face of the city along with classical palaces and churches. It is the word “classic” that appears in our head when the word monument is mentioned. However, what confusion things lead us that we do not expect to see in the usual places! Over the past hundred years, a huge number of, so to speak, monuments of a new generation have appeared in the world. It seems that monuments have already been erected for everything – a monument to a kiss, a zebra, Rocky Balboa, a skull, garbage, a chair, a submarine, a women’s shoe … the list goes on and on. Just the other day, a monument was erected to boot, which launched one of the journalists in the former US President George W. Bush. Continue reading

Every day the streets laugh

The main attraction of Croatia are its cities, each of which is beautiful in its own way. An honorable place among them is Zagreb. Once upon a time there were two cities on the site of Zagreb, similar to each other like twin brothers: Kaptola and Hradec. Zagreb formed from these two cities. Do you know that Zagreb is called Little Vienna? And, indeed, walking around this city, it seems that you are in the very heart of Austria. Maybe that’s why the Germans love Zagreb so much ?! In city parks locals and tourists like to gather. This is a great place to relax. Here you can just wander, dream or read a book under the canopy of a centuries-old tree. Continue reading

Hitchhiking: opportunities and risks
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Pilgrimage as a form of tourism: find your way
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The most romantic places to travel
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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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