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…

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All roads lead to Rome, which begins with Leonardo da Vinci
The capital of Italy is served by three major international airports. “Leonardo da Vinci” (Aeroporto internazionale Leonardo Da Vinci) is the name of the largest of them, which immediately makes…

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All the subtleties of traveling to Zanzibar
Zanzibar is an island and at the same time the name of the whole archipelago in the Indian Ocean off the east coast of Africa. It is located only 35…

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Unusual funeral rituals and traditions

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

RECREATION IN BAIKAL
Rest on Lake Baikal, as for me, should be prescribed to all Russians. A magnificent place in Russia. You can get to it by any means: by car, by train,…

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10 places in Helsinki that will not be shown to “package” tourists
Walking along the narrow shopping streets, sandwiched between laconic, austere modern buildings, tourists complain about the lack of attractions. Basically, people come to the capital of Finland for one day…

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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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All the subtleties of traveling to Zanzibar
Zanzibar is an island and at the same time the name of the whole archipelago in the Indian Ocean off the east coast of Africa. It is located only 35…

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