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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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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English life in nuances
Before you go to England you need to learn as much as possible about the habits and traditions of the inhabitants of Misty Albion. In a word, today we will…

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guidance of a wise teacher

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 travel has three main goals.

The first – and the most common – visit to iconic places for this religion. Believers go or go to places where legendary, significant events took place or are happening: a lot of pilgrims from time immemorial come to Mecca, Jerusalem, to Calvary, to Orthodox churches, the Vatican, large Buddhist temples.

Even in the Middle Ages, people believed that in such “centers of faith” their prayers were especially effective. Continue reading

Tips for tourists in Muslim countries
In the Muslim world, it is not customary for a woman to travel alone, so you need to be careful about local customs. Many Muslim countries remain very conservative in…

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Usefully travel: to places of nature forces of Ukraine
At least once you felt like you were in the bosom of God? For no apparent reason, an all-encompassing sense of complete security, serenity, tranquility, peace and great inner happiness?…

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Traveling with children: 7 proven tips
Traveling with children is a little scary - it doesn't matter if you are traveling for the first time or for the tenth. Every time there is excitement and fear…

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Castles Hotels in Europe
Nowadays, you no longer need to be a special royal blood or a rich feudal lord to live in the castle. Now that many of the former residences of rulers…

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