The most unique hotels in the world
The coldest hotel - Ice Hotel (jukkasjärvi, Sweden) Ice Hotel Ice Hotel is a real hotel built from ice and located near the Arctic circle. Guests are invited to spend…

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Shark attacks: in which countries do they attack more often
After the bloody events in the fall of 2010 in Egypt and in the summer of 2011 on Russian far Eastern beaches, where ordinary vacationers became victims of sharks, we…

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Interesting facts about Brazil
If you are not afraid of a transatlantic flight to the southern hemisphere, changing not only the time zone, but also the time of year – visit Brazil. This country…

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Monthly Archives: March 2019

Why is China called “China”?

“Rest in China”, “goods from China”, “power of China” – the use of such phrases instead of the official name of the people’s Republic of China or China in the Russian-language media and Runet is found everywhere.

What the word “celestial Empire” means in this context is a mystery that we will try to solve here.

We should start with the peculiarities of Chinese perception of the external world and their understanding of their role and place in this world. Continue reading

Why are there no Muslims in Japan?

The question itself is a provocative myth, since there are Muslims in Japan. Islam is practiced by both people who came to work from Asian countries (Pakistanis, Iranians, Indonesians), and native Japanese. There are only a few thousand Japanese Muslims, but they are United in the Federation of Muslims of Japan.

Every year, several Muslims from Japan make a pilgrimage to Mecca (Saudi Arabia). There are 30 mosques in Japan. the oldest one, in Kobo, was built in 1935 by Muslims from the Russian “white emigration”, mostly Tatars. Continue reading

What is a timeshare and what types of timeshare it is
The idea of a timeshare is as follows. You can't afford to buy a property in an expensive foreign resort: it is expensive, and you will have to pay a…

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Children's recreation-four factors of choice
Organizing children's recreation is a serious task for parents, and several factors should be taken into account at the same time. That is, your decision should be comprehensive – you…

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Hostels are an inexpensive and popular alternative to hotels
The definition of hostels as small inexpensive hotels is correct in its essence, but does not fully disclose the content of this relatively new concept for us. And the famous…

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Tourist bus crashes: how to survive
According to statistics, the most frequent accidents involving tourist buses occur in southern countries such as Egypt, Tunisia, the Dominican Republic or Thailand. Bus accident in Switzerland The most common…

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