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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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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How to fly in comfort: useful life hacks
For many people, air travel brings a lot of inconvenience. But there are some tips that you should take note for a comfortable and tireless flight. On my own, I…

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Ecotourism in Africa

Many people think that the prefix “eco” in the word eco-tourism comes from the words ecosystem or ecology – and therefore consider the concepts of natural tourism and eco-tourism to be equivalent. However, despite the fact that the roots of eco-tourism can be found in nature tourism, this word has a broader meaning.
The International Society of Ecological Tourism (TIES) defines ecotourism as “a responsible journey to natural areas where the environment remains unchanged and where the lifestyle of the local population is maintained.”

This is the main difference between nature and ecotourism: Aboriginal tribes, their lives benefit from tourism, however, it does not invade their life and does not change it. The UN considers ecotourism not only a segment of the tourism market, but also a whole philosophy. “Ecological” – means oriented towards the environment and society. Continue reading

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

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In February 2013, the Israeli authorities greatly simplified and accelerated the procedure for entering the country. The new system works successfully and concerns not only incoming tourists, but also Israeli…

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Woman Traveler in India: Safety Above All!
It is said that India is a country of extremes. A country of unearthly beauty - and at the same time very dirty. Nature, where there is no soul -…

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