Rome – history and sights of the city
The city of Rome, the capital of Italy and the administrative center of the provinces of Rome and Lazio, is located on the Tiber River, 28 km from its confluence with the sea.
The population is about 2.8 million people. The city has metro and airports – the Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino International Airport and the smaller Ciampino Airport. Economic and industrial priorities are the chemical, printing, furniture, pharmaceutical and food industries, as well as applied art and the film industry.
One of the city’s largest tourist attractions is the “State in the City,” the Vatican. Continue reading
To Cairo: Following the Trail of the Holy Family
In recent years, the Ministry of Tourism and the Coptic Church of Egypt have been actively promoting and developing a pilgrimage tour – the route of the holy family. It is proposed to walk through the baby Jesus, Virgin Mary and Joseph, who were in Egypt for several years, hiding from King Herod. The route itself stretches from North Sinai through Cairo and its suburbs to the city of Asyut, includes 25 revered places, it will take 5-8 days to fully travel the entire route (excluding North Sinai for security reasons).
Cairo and its districts occupy a significant part of the route, it begins with a visit to the tree of the Virgin Mary in Mataria, a branchy evergreen sycamore tree, in the shadow of which the Holy Family stopped to rest. The tree is not allowed to die and shoots are constantly planted, the last time it was done in 1906. Continue reading
Get the most out of your summer vacation: in Greece on a yacht
Summer is the best reason to spend time with loved ones, visit new places and get unforgettable impressions. If you love the sea, then you probably have ridden a motor boat, yacht or sailing boat at least once. Perhaps you are already a professional who is actively involved in yachting or sailing, or maybe just an amateur who knows how to relax with taste.
Greece is one of the best places for a boat trip or a whole cruise, so it’s not necessary to rent a hotel or villa for the entire trip – you can comfortably accommodate on a yacht or catamaran.
Moreover, the organization of such a vacation will take no more time than the search for housing on AirBnb! Unless for those who still do not know about the leader in renting sea vessels online Click & Boat, where you can choose a boat for the weekend at competitive prices. Continue reading