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…

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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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Brazilian carnivals and Carnival in Rio de Janeiro
This Grand event takes place in the month of February, and how exactly, we will learn from this article. Carnival in Rio de Janeiro The Brazilian carnival (Carnaval do Brasil)…

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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

Take your time, or what do tourists forget in hotels?
Forgetting a shampoo, razor, or swimsuit in a hotel room is common, though distressing. The rush, the nervousness before the flight, just distracted. But how to explain the facts when…

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Ski resorts in the Moscow region
Almost all ski resorts located in the suburbs of Moscow and in the Moscow region are designed exclusively for beginners in skiing. Ski resorts in the Moscow region and the…

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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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Rest and treatment in Karlovy vary
For six centuries in a row, the famous Czech Spa resort of Karlovy vary, located in the krushny mountains, 120 kilometers from Prague and about 45 km from the Czech-German…

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