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.…

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Colombia for tourists
Colombia definitely cannot be called the safest country, so here a tourist should always be on the alert. Only a few years ago, this country was considered “the most dangerous…

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Travels that improve brain function and productivity
Like the whole body, our brain is able to get tired. There are many options to enhance its performance. I will talk about one of the most enjoyable - travels…

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Croatia for independence

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 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

10 places to visit in Australia

Everyone will like Australia: those who seek ordinary relaxation on the ocean, and fans of cultural expeditions, and lovers of wildlife. In this article – the most popular events and places in Australia that you need to consider when you vacation.

1. Sydney
The city of Sydney is the first thing that tourists think about when they travel to this continent. The Sydney Opera House, whose construction was completed in the 1960s, is undoubtedly one of the country’s main cultural icons. Even if you are not a fan of the opera, it is worth a visit – the unique design and excellent acoustics will amaze even tourists not experienced in music. 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

The most atmospheric places where famous movies were filmed
The worlds invented by the scriptwriters are not as far away as they seem. Often they can even be visited. Where to go to find out a scene from your…

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Croatia is a bright and sunny way ....
Tell me, have you ever been to Croatia? Not?! What did you do before! Pack your bags quickly and get to Croatia. After all, she is waiting for you! Croatia…

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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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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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