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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Holidays in Hisarya, Bulgaria
According to excavations, it is about 5,000 years old, but it owes its heyday to the Roman emperor Diocletian, who appreciated the benefits from the geothermal sources located here. The…

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ANTALYA
Are you going to Turkey? Antalya 2019 looks good for a vacation, but you need to know some nuances, which I will tell you about now. And also about what…

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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 be equivalent. However, despite the fact that the roots of eco-tourism can be found in nature tourism, this word has a broader meaning.
The International Society of Ecological Tourism (TIES) defines ecotourism as “a responsible journey to natural areas where the environment remains unchanged and where the lifestyle of the local population is maintained.”

This is the main difference between nature and ecotourism: Aboriginal tribes, their lives benefit from tourism, however, it does not invade their life and does not change it. The UN considers ecotourism not only a segment of the tourism market, but also a whole philosophy. “Ecological” – means oriented towards the environment and society. Continue reading

Mali: children of kings

Mali is one of those countries that are not very well known to Russian tourists. Even sophisticated travelers do not know much about her.
In the Middle Ages, this country was famous in the East and in Europe for its extraordinary wealth, the generosity of its rulers and the friendliness of the common people. One Arab traveler even wrote that the “Country of Blacks” is so rich because gold grows there directly on the trees.

Today, Mali cannot boast of its former splendor, but its inhabitants have retained all the best features of their ancestors and can rightfully be called the “children of kings.”

A friendly disposition is not the only thing that the Malian people have inherited from their forefathers. We are talking about beautiful examples of architecture. Continue reading

Travel to Ivory Coast

Perhaps this country is better known to you under its old name – Ivory Coast. Tourism is still developing here. But Cote d’Ivoire has every chance of becoming a real paradise for tourists. Indeed, the natural and cultural diversity of this country allows you to choose a vacation for every taste.

The coastal town of Gran Basam, located just a few tens of kilometers from the country’s largest city, Abidjan, offers impeccable clean sand beaches and affordable hotels with a good level of service. This is complemented by the unique charm of the colonial style in architecture. Gran Basam is becoming increasingly popular among surf lovers – the waves off the Atlantic coast are ideal for this sport, and the lagoon climate is quite mild for a European.
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Ecotourism in Africa
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