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Scandinavia Valaam Island – and just one day to Stockholm? Like any capital, it is impossible to explore the whole city in one day. But don’t be discouraged: here are a few tips on how not to miss the most important thing on your first trip.
1. Buy a very good, detailed map of the city. Stockholm is actually an archipelago of 14 islands, each of which has its own attractions and its own amazing story.
However, the best entertainment and the best shopping are in the Old Town – on small side streets, which may not be on the general map.
Throughout Stockholm, the public transport system is well developed, but the Old Town is the best place for hiking. Taxis may seem a little expensive, but no more expensive than their New York or London counterparts. Continue reading
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
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