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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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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Why is there left-hand traffic in some countries?
Why about 34% of the World's inhabitants prefer to drive on the left side in their countries, and the remaining 66% - on the right, no one knows exactly, although…

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Holidays in Portugal are wonderful all year round

In the past, almost all voyages, many of which ended with great geographical discoveries, began off the coast of Portugal.

Now it’s the opposite — hundreds of thousands of tourists come here every year to touch the rich Portuguese history, taste real port, soak up the beautiful beaches of the Algarve, Madeira and the Azores, as well as see the architectural and natural splendor of this European country. 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 the hotel forgets, for example, a stuffed real parrot with a height of more than a meter, or a very expensive necklace made of precious stones? It seems that scientists are right when they call memory the most poorly understood function of our body. Continue reading

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

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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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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Wedding in the Dominican Republic-exotic for all tastes!
Hundreds of friends and relatives who filled the house, a toastmaster, a cortege-the attributes of a traditional wedding are still attractive to many, but more and more newlyweds choose various…

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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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