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 their traditions, and any foreign woman must follow the established rules and observe etiquette. This is not only a manifestation of respect for the local culture, but also ensuring your safety. Below are some tips for traveling women, which can help avoid uncomfortable or even dangerous situations, as well as better penetrate and explore the local culture.
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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 each trip is exactly accommodation.
As you know, hotels have the right to send invitations and provide visa support. A hostel reservation 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). Continue reading
We all come into this world through the same gate, but we leave it in completely different ways. Someone goes to the last journey, resting in a luxurious coffin, someone dissolves in the air along with the smoke of the funeral pyre, and someone’s dried mummy has been lying in the secret room of the ancient pyramid for thousands of years.
One of the foreign tourist portals has published a list of eight of the most unusual funeral rituals around the world. Any traveler knows that the best way to learn the culture of other nations is to compare how different communities practice certain rituals and traditions common to all of humanity. Most clearly, these differences are manifested in the way people honor their ancestors. Continue reading