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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Global warming: places to visit
Vacation of your dream, such as diving on the Great Barrier Reef, skiing in the Swiss Alps - can forever remain only a dream if you do not hurry, writes…

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The phenomenon of Caucasian hospitality
They collected the suitcase, took the passport, left the keys for the neighbor to water the aloe and feed the cat ... on vacation! Perfectly! But it’s interesting, have you…

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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

Switzerland and Austria: hot vacations in winter and summer
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…

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"Come here!" Conscious Tourism VS Overtourism
Traveling is my passion. I often speak and write about how useful it is to be a wanderer: to open unprecedented horizons, experience new sensations, touch the history of other…

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Effective Travel English Learning Techniques
Going to another country is perhaps the best vacation option. In addition, everyone wants the trip to be a joy, to pass with ease and pleasant emotions. Do you know…

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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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