Ceylon: customs and traditions of modern Sri Lanka
In Sri Lanka, a generally poor Asian country, the life expectancy of the population is surprisingly high, even by European standards – on average 75 years (73 for men and…

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Circum-Baikal railway or "krugobaikalka»
The TRANS-Siberian railway is figuratively called the "steel belt of Russia". And the krugobaykalskaya railway, or "Krugobaykalka", with the light hand of Emperor Nicholas II – the "Golden buckle" on…

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The most interesting and unusual places in Myanmar
In addition to numerous, sometimes unique temples, there are other equally interesting sights in Myanmar, some of which will be discussed in this article. Kyaiktiyo Pagoda Kyaiktiyo pagoda is a…

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Modern Austria and the Austrians

Mozart, Strauss, “Tales of the Viennese forest”, the Vienna Opera, schnitzel in Viennese, and, perhaps, strudel-often this is all that our educated countryman can remember if you ask him a question about Austria.

Modern Austria and the Austrians
And at the same time, surprisingly, the name of the country does not cause associations with something distant and completely unfamiliar. Continue reading

Useful tips for tourists traveling in Asia

Of course, each country has its own special nuances, but there are also common for the whole of Asia, which are better to observe.

Traveling in Asia

How to avoid becoming a victim of food poisoning

According to who, South-East Asia was named as a region with a high probability of poisoning when eating local dishes. Every second European tourist, to some extent, experienced symptoms of poisoning when visiting this region. Continue reading

Search for a travel companion: all by the rules
A very common and popular service today is the search for travel companions for joint trips, both within their own country and abroad... Search for a travel companion: all by…

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Holidays on Islands in Thailand
Islands in Thailand, indeed, very much-small and large, inhabited and wild, preserved their natural beauty, covered with forests, lakes and rivers. And from such a variety, you just get confused:…

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The most beautiful and interesting lakes of our planet
Crater Lake (Crater Lake) Crater Lake is located in the crater Lake National Park of Oregon in the Western United States. This lake of volcanic origin is striking in its…

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Search for fellow travelers on vacation. Where to look?
"Is it strange that you have no use for your wanderings if you carry only yourself everywhere?"- these words were spoken by the ancient Greek philosopher Socrates more than two…

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