For two weeks before Lent, Venice, which already attracts romantics from around the world all year round, is filled with bright masks, carnival costumes, music and laughter. Probably everyone has heard of the Venice Carnival, and more than half a million connoisseurs of the magical atmosphere of a medieval holiday come to admire this miracle every year.
A bit of history
Very soon, the Venice Carnival will celebrate its millennium anniversary, although the tradition of hiding faces at the festival appeared in ancient times. This helped aristocrats and commoners have fun together, forgetting about prejudice. By the 18th century, the carnival had become what we used to see it now – lush, rich, full of mysterious traditions and symbolism. Continue reading
Travel Guide for Turkey
Turkey is the heiress of one of the largest and most influential empires in the world – the Ottoman Empire. This country of 4 seas at the junction of 2 cultures: eastern and western. Its lands gently embrace the Black, Mediterranean, Aegean and Sea of Marmara. As in antiquity, Turkey lies on the way from Europe to Asia and combines European and Eastern traditions.
Holidays in Turkey – a unique combination of diverse entertainment: visits to ancient cities and shrines of different religions, beach holidays and recreation in the style of “All Inclusive”, active and extreme tourism, profitable shopping and enjoying the local cuisine.
Turkish shores attract tourists much more than Crimean, Greek or Croatian ones. The reason for this is the development of the tourism and hospitality industry, combined with an excellent climate. Continue reading
What a tourist should not do in Egypt
Every tourist wants to spend an unforgettable vacation and not overshadow him with troubles. In Egypt, travelers can expect many annoying surprises, and we will try to help protect ourselves from disappointment. Read the list below of what a tourist in Egypt should not do. Do not drink tap water. Each country has its own standards for the quality of tap water. For example, in Russia in Moscow they are very high, and drinking tap water is safe for health. But in many countries they do not consider it necessary to maintain high water quality. This has its own logic, because only a scanty part of the tap water is used for drinking. Such a high quality is a luxury that not every country can afford. In Egypt, tap water is unsuitable for drinking. Poor water is used in the central regions of the country, and desalinated water in the coastal regions. Continue reading