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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Stockholm in one day: what to see?
Scandinavia Valaam Island - and just one day to Stockholm? Like any capital, it is impossible to explore the whole city in one day. But don't be discouraged: here are…

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Bridges of london
I don’t know exactly how many bridges the heroes of Jerome K. Jerome’s book “Three in a Boat” sailed, but I counted at least 4 bridges that already existed then:…

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blown away by the wind

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 meaning:“ tumbleweed ”is an unsociable, restless person, unable to find a haven anywhere, an eternal wanderer,” said the scientist and writer Eduard Vartanyan.

These types of people often oppose each other, do not understand each other, cannot find a common language and compromise … They, like “owls” and “larks”, each lives in his own tunnel of reality and only in them is comfortable – every sandpiper praises his swamp . 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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Budapest Hotels
The capital of Hungary, Budapest, is deservedly considered one of the most beautiful capitals of Eastern and Central Europe. This city is surprisingly rich in museums, outstanding architectural monuments, festivals.…

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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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Mardi Gras year-round
In "Mardi Gras World" is always a carnival. A family contract from New Orleans has created huge moving platforms for the best and largest Mardi Gras parades for 60 years.…

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