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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When is it better to go on vacation in the UAE?
Today, the United Arab Emirates, also known as the UAE, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the middle East. Over the past decade, this country has managed…

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Dancing in the fire Nestinars
Tourists can see people walking barefoot on hot coals and even dancing at the same time only in one country in the world – Bulgaria. "Dancing in the fire Nestinars"…

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Monthly Archives: January 2019

Interesting facts about Eurovision 2013»

The international pop song contest “Eurovision”, which in the past made famous all over the world such famous artists as ABBA and Celine Dion, every year attracts from 100 to 200 million people in more than 60 countries.

The main feature of the current 58th Eurovision song contest 2013, which will be held from 14 to 18 may in the Swedish city of Malmo, is its economy and a kind of chamber. Continue reading

Dancing in the fire Nestinars

Tourists can see people walking barefoot on hot coals and even dancing at the same time only in one country in the world – Bulgaria.

“Dancing in the fire Nestinars” – an inexplicable Bulgarian phenomenon
These people are called nestinars, they live in some mountain villages in the South-East of the country. The inexplicable and incredibly spectacular ritual of walking on fire is listed as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity by UNESCO.

This ancient custom is associated primarily with the day of Saints Constantine and Helena, which falls on June 3, but the fire-walking ritual is also performed during some other Church holidays. Non-veterinarians, that is, direct participants of fire walking, are not all residents of the village, but only a few chosen ones who pass their skill by inheritance. Continue reading

Bhutan – the land of the thunder dragon in the Himalayas
Bhutan is a small mountainous country in the Eastern Himalayas, between Tibet (China) and India. Tourists are undoubtedly interested in the amazingly beautiful mountain landscapes of Bhutan, a huge number…

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Aerophobia: how to deal with it?
Aviation is considered one of the safest modes of transport. You may already know this, but you still have a fear of flying and during air travel. So, you are…

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Aerophobia: how to deal with it?
Aviation is considered one of the safest modes of transport. You may already know this, but you still have a fear of flying and during air travel. So, you are…

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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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