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
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.
Than a professional camcorder is better than a smartphone: the point of view of an experienced traveler Continue reading
In the southwestern part of Italy, perhaps the most diverse region of the country is located – Campania. Its diversity is manifested both in the natural landscape – mountain ranges alternate with spacious plains and flowering reserves – and in the nature of the terrain. The calm and measured region with its mild climate and centuries-old traditions violates the reputation of the brutal Naples. Italian National Tourism Agency (ENIT) will explain why you just need to visit the largest city and capital of the region.
Naples proudly rises above the Gulf of Naples and for centuries has served as an inspiration for artists – filmmakers, writers, artists – due to its passionate nature and picturesque landscapes. Naples is rich in works of architectural art – countless Catholic cathedrals, monuments, galleries, castles and palaces. Continue reading