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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Tips for travelers to Bali
To travel to this exotic country does not leave a bitter aftertaste, you should follow the recommendations given on the pages of this article... Upon arrival at the airport *…

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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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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 causes of such accidents – the driver fell asleep at the wheel or reckless recklessness. The latter is very typical for drivers in Egypt and Thailand, speeding and going to the “oncoming” for which is a common phenomenon, while such violations in these countries are not even always fined. Continue reading

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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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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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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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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