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 ever wondered what you expect from a vacation? Just relax, take a selfie near famous sights, try foreign cuisine? Then you have a way to tourist places. But if you want to feel the soul of the country, to see the local flavor, to touch on unique traditions – this, my friend, you will not find in the resort. For authenticity you need to go on a visit.
– Yes, yes, so they are waiting for us there! – the reader will skeptically skimp.
Waiting somewhere, but not waiting somewhere. Only now there are places where “the uninvited guest is worse than the Tatar”, but there are places in which they believe that “the guest is from God.” The second proverb from time immemorial to this day on the lips of the peoples of the Caucasus. It is their phenomenal hospitality that will be dedicated to this article. Continue reading
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
The history of spa tourism in France is rooted in the deep past. Even the ancient Romans knew the healing sources of the Gaul country. In recent times, Emperor Napoleon III, who created the first spa resort in the modern sense of the word, played a key role in the revival of spa business in France.
Ale-les-Bains France is currently the third largest European spa resort after Germany and Italy. Each year, about six hundred thousand tourists visit 115 medical sources of this country. Resorts may not doubt the quality of the services provided here: all water sources and resorts are under the constant supervision of the French government.
Of course, it is impossible to tell about all the spa resorts in France in one article. Therefore, we confine ourselves to a brief overview of those resorts that experts recognize as the best. Continue reading