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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The Gene of Adventurism: To Whom to Travel, and Who Should Be Hard to Rise
“A man, like a tree, he is from here and nowhere else,” wise Boris Grebenshchikov sang. “The people created an exact and figurative word, and gave it a well-meaning figurative…

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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…

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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. Russians only have to learn this. Recently, such independent tourists from Russia are no longer rare on the streets of European capitals. Trips devoid of plan and preliminary organization bring much more pleasure and experience than ready-made tours.
A ticket, some money in your pocket – and go. However, stop, still a visa and accommodation! .. And here hostels can also be very useful, because the main expense item in every trip is exactly accommodation.
As you know, hotels have the right to send invitations and provide visa support. Reservation of hostel accommodation is the basis for obtaining a tourist visa to some European countries, namely to the UK, France, Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Italy. This is the cheapest way to get a visa (except, perhaps, invitations from friends). The cost of an invitation from a hostel is about 20-30 dollars. Continue reading

Mardi Gras year-round

In “Mardi Gras World” is always a carnival. A family contract from New Orleans has created huge moving platforms for the best and largest Mardi Gras parades for 60 years.

The company exhibits its latest designs in a 300,000-square-foot warehouse: a magical world of papier-mâché, fiberglass, plastic and millions of flashing lights, populated by pharaohs, superheroes, fairies, gorillas and many other creatures.

The attraction is quite popular both among tourists and among local residents.

22-year-old Serena Skuse from England shares her impressions of the platforms: “It’s amazing how great and skillful they are! I can’t get to the real Mardi Gras, but I got a great idea of ​​what the carnival looks like. ” Continue reading

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 in the world” and “the world capital of kidnapping”. In recent years, the situation has changed for the better, however, some risks still remain. Whatever you do, do not let rumors and urban legends lead you out of a state of mental equilibrium. Although upon arrival in Colombia, you will feel that the security situation is much better here than they say.

Crime

Despite the fact that the threat of terrorist attacks has become less pronounced in many Colombian cities, crime here, however, is kept at a fairly high level. Robberies and other crimes, like scams involving unsuspecting tourists, are common in cities. In general, if you become a victim of a robbery, you have no choice but to obey the circumstances. 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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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…

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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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The safest countries for tourists
When you are going on a trip, you hope to receive from him only positive emotions. To do this, it is better to pre-select a good accommodation with all amenities,…

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