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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Every day the streets laugh
The main attraction of Croatia are its cities, each of which is beautiful in its own way. An honorable place among them is Zagreb. Once upon a time there were…

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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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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

Valaam Island
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Charvak: antiquity of the mountains
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