The desire of the Egyptians to “feast on” the contents of the wallets of tourists is huge. Perhaps, in this indicator, Egypt is ahead of all tourist countries. At the same time, the Egyptians are not very choosy in the choice of methods, and often use technologies that are very questionable from a moral point of view. We will talk about the most common cases of “divorce.” The first divorce is beach towels. In most beach hotels, tourists are given special cards upon check-in. On these cards, tourists receive beach towels. In terms of living, it is clearly stated that tourists must hand over all cards at the end of their stay, and a fine is imposed for the loss of cards or towels. The fines are large – from 10 to 30 dollars, which in no way matches the quality of the towels, which can often be called “floor rags”.
Naturally, the situation of losing your towels is very beneficial for the hotel, since it sells a used towel worth $ 2 for $ 20. Continue reading
Archaeological tourism is a trip as part of expeditions of professional archaeologists and historians to conduct excavations and other scientific studies. Almost every person with normal health and ready for a week or more to live in a tent can make such a trip. As a reward, a voluntary assistant to archaeologists receives a truly unforgettable experience of touching the secrets of antiquity. In addition, you can bring home quite tangible artifacts that do not need to be handed over to the museum due to the lack of their historical value.
Archaeological tourism in Ukraine gained great popularity back in the days of the Soviet Union. In those days, the involvement of volunteers who were not professional archaeologists in the expedition was widely practiced. This was due to the lack of staff for manual labor in large areas and complex facilities. Tourists, or rather, freelance employees, in turn, were attracted by the possibility of unlimited communication with scientists, regardless of their scientific degrees and significance. Continue reading
The magical power of the underwater world lies in the universality of its environment: there is a difference from the situation on the ground and in the air, under water you can move in all directions, independently choosing a direction.
Diving is one of the most difficult and dangerous sports and tourism. Despite this, as well as the high cost of equipment, which not everyone can afford, the movement of divers expands every year both in our country and abroad. The mysterious underwater world has always attracted man. Currently, in Europe alone there are over 3 million diving enthusiasts.
However, if in many other types of tourism you can do without special education and training, this is unacceptable in scuba diving. A single, even minor mistake underwater can cost the diver life. Continue reading