Cruises on the Nile: to Egyptian antiquities-with comfort!
The Nile is one of the greatest rivers on the planet, flowing from the East African plateau, from South to North, through the entire territory of Egypt... Tourists on Nile…

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Summer holidays in Egypt-pros and cons
Sometimes contradictory reviews are expressed about the popular and relatively affordable vacation in Egypt in the summer. All about Tax-free returns: how to apply for and get tax free Let's…

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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…

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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

Insurance: five questions for your tour operator
Once you have accepted the offer of a travel Agency and positively decided for yourself the question of a foreign trip, do not rush to sign the contract. Insurance: five…

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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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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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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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