SEA, TREASURES AND BAZARAS: WHY GO TO ISRAEL IN THE VELVET SEASON
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…

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Traveling on rowing and sailing ships
Rafts, various boats, bots and other vessels, national or recreated according to old models, are very popular. The pioneer of this area is, without a doubt, the great traveler Thor…

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Differences between tour operators and travel agents
Many have a misconception about tour operators and travel agents. But tour operators and travel agencies differ from each other and play completely different roles in the tourism business. Compared…

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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

Why a smartphone can not replace a professional camcorder while traveling?

Many travelers refuse to use professional photo and video equipment while traveling in favor of smartphones. The cameras of modern phones are really capable of many things (including high-quality shooting). In addition, mobile devices, as a rule, are much lighter and more compact than video cameras or professional cameras, and free space in a suitcase has never been superfluous for a tourist.

And yet, not a single smartphone can fully replace a professional video camera or camera during a tourist trip or hike. Why? Let’s try to figure it out.

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WHAT TO SEE IN RIGA?

The monument city, the contrasting city of Riga, the capital of the Baltic state of Latvia, is comfortably located on the shores of the Baltic Sea. Riga is a beautiful ancient city where you can have a great rest, get enough impressions, taste traditional dishes in cozy national restaurants and have a good time. The mere fact that the Old Town of Riga with its pearl – the historic Town Hall Square – is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, already suggests that every self-respecting traveler should definitely visit here.

Riga is a great weekend destination. In a couple of days you can explore the main local sights, and at the same time you will not be bored! It is best to start your journey through this beautiful city, of course, from the Old Town and Town Hall Square. The 26-meter Powder Tower, which performed protective functions in the 13th century and is now adorning the city, is noteworthy here. The three-meter-thick building with stone walls was part of the city’s citadel, and today the tower has an exposition of the Military Museum. Continue reading

Australia - Overview of Australia Country and Cities
it is an amazing, incomparable to any other, state, with the informal name "country of Oz". In a territory comparable to the area of ​​Europe, only 18 million people live.…

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Venice Carnival
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…

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THREE DAYS IN PARIS from french diaries
Paris. Roissy Airport - Charles de Gaulle. Peppy jogging with a backpack along the long corridors of the terminal. Bonjour Monsieur! - Mersi! - Au revoir! And the same to…

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Australia - Overview of Australia Country and Cities
it is an amazing, incomparable to any other, state, with the informal name "country of Oz". In a territory comparable to the area of ​​Europe, only 18 million people live.…

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