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
The Israelis are already visible on the plane, even if it is the board of the UIA, and not El-Al. Everyone who has lived in Israel for at least a few years, has a peculiar “Hebrew” intonation – a little chanted. Children are noisy and direct, young women neglect bright makeup and high heels, but keep confident, elderly ladies and gentlemen – in comfortable shoes, clothes in sports style and with modern smartphones that talk with grandchildren, interfering with Russian and Hebrew: “Bededer, Danya, motek (Danya, honey, everything is all right)! Grandma is coming soon. ”
In Hebrew, however, they don’t come to Israel, or to Eretz Yisrael (the Land of Israel), but “rise” or “rise”. In the case of an airplane – very true. By the way, in the Country itself, one city was awarded the same honor – Jerusalem. Which, in addition to tradition, is explained by its geographical location: it was built in the Judean mountains (compared to the low Alps, 800 meters on average, but still). Continue reading
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