The history of spa tourism in France is rooted in the deep past. Even the ancient Romans knew the healing sources of the Gaul country. In recent times, Emperor Napoleon III, who created the first spa resort in the modern sense of the word, played a key role in the revival of spa business in France.
Ale-les-Bains France is currently the third largest European spa resort after Germany and Italy. Each year, about six hundred thousand tourists visit 115 medical sources of this country. Resorts may not doubt the quality of the services provided here: all water sources and resorts are under the constant supervision of the French government.
Of course, it is impossible to tell about all the spa resorts in France in one article. Therefore, we confine ourselves to a brief overview of those resorts that experts recognize as the best. 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