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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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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Mali: children of kings
Mali is one of those countries that are not very well known to Russian tourists. Even sophisticated travelers do not know much about her. In the Middle Ages, this country…

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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. According to the pre-Christmas schedule, on the seventh day of the week, Finland’s stores will be open from 12:00 to 21:00, except November 8 (Father’s Day) and December 6 (Independence Day).
The theme of the shops on Sundays is one of the most pressing for the Finnish – and not only – the public. By the end of 2009, a law is expected to be passed, according to which stores can, if desired, serve customers on weekends all year round, and small stores with a sales area of ​​no more than 400 square meters even around the clock. Continue reading

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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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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9 of the scariest tourist spots on earth
Halloween is not coming soon. But why wait so long to tickle your nerves and “inject” adrenaline into the blood? We bring to your attention a list of the most…

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