The “Bride” of the Mediterranean Sea – Alexandria
During the times of “open” Egypt, Alexandria was not popular among the mass Russian tourists, mainly from the resorts of the Red Sea they came there on individual excursions for one or several days. With the opening of regular flights to Cairo, given the relatively short distance of 220 km from the capital, you can take a chance and consider this Mediterranean city with a special atmosphere as an independent destination. You can get to it from the capital in three hours, if the trip is organized independently, the fare for the bus will be only $ 3. Alexandria is stretched along the coastline of the sea, and from it it sprawls deep into thousands of streets with many cafes, restaurants, shops, residential buildings, hotels from luxurious to very affordable prices. Continue reading
Japan in the summer: what to see the tourist and what to do?
A real traveler chooses the extraordinary. Imagine: an extraordinary culture, where hi-tech is successfully combined with centuries-old traditions, and “mass” images easily spread throughout the globe. And one of the most famous and recognizable gastronomy around the world. And even the language for which it was required to “invent” a separate language group. It is easy to guess that we are talking about Japan. However, not every tourist is ready to consider this country as a summer destination. And completely in vain! We will try to tell you what awaits those who decide to take a summer trip to Japan.
So, what to do in Japan in the summer, and in general, what is summer Japan? First of all, including for the inhabitants of the country of the Rising Sun, summer is a period of numerous fireworks and festivals. They are carried out by every prefecture of the country and almost every city. We will name only the most famous of them. Continue reading
Ilparadisoterrestre: the most picturesque places of Sicily
“Italy without Sicily leaves in its soul only a vague image. Only here is the key to the whole, ”Goethe wrote about Sicily in his Italian Travel Journey.
Charming bays and grape groves, volcanoes and through sea caves, sea blue and green forests – the nature of Sicily is as beautiful as diverse. The island owes its unique natural landscape to the regular eruptions of Mount Etna, the largest active volcano in Europe, located near Catania.
To the north of the largest island of the Mediterranean Sea is the Aeolian Archipelago, or Aeolian Islands, centered in the Lipari commune of the island of the same name. The nature of the volcanic islands, despite a population of 15 thousand people, has remained untouched: the entire archipelago is under the protection of UNESCO. Continue reading