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…

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Amazing Santo Domingo
The private Aura Beach, located outside the city, is not even close to what you imagine when you think about the beaches of the Dominican Republic. Sun loungers here do…

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Independent travelers choose a hostel
The latest opinion poll showed that a third of our fellow citizens chose independent travel last year. Many people have been traveling on their own for a long time abroad.…

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Pilgrimage as a form of tourism: find your way

It is not necessary to be a deep believer in order to ask spiritual questions, to think about the meaning of life, the search for oneself, one’s purpose and path. However, unlike monks and priests, our body and thoughts absorb the everyday cycle. So strong that he doesn’t let go even on vacation. We don’t have enough time even to think! But, as they say, if you don’t go on the road, then you won’t come anywhere.

The road is a magician, a psychotherapist, a magic key to spiritual growth. Not without reason since ancient times, tireless pilgrims set off on a journey to gain wisdom, to know themselves and God. So why not take an example from them ?!

Do not get confused or confused. External presence and internal work Continue reading

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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