How not to get poisoned in Egypt and what to do in case of poisoning
Poisoning tourists in Egypt happens very often. This problem is much larger than it seems. Firstly, most vacationers are treated independently, which makes it impossible to collect at least some…

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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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Rafting
Raft is an inflatable raft boat for rafting on rivers. Rafting is an alloy on rapids on inflatable ships. Raft is an elongated oval, designed for several people at once.…

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Rome – history and sights of the city

The city of Rome, the capital of Italy and the administrative center of the provinces of Rome and Lazio, is located on the Tiber River, 28 km from its confluence with the sea.

The population is about 2.8 million people. The city has metro and airports – the Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino International Airport and the smaller Ciampino Airport. Economic and industrial priorities are the chemical, printing, furniture, pharmaceutical and food industries, as well as applied art and the film industry.

One of the city’s largest tourist attractions is the “State in the City,” the Vatican. Continue reading

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

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

Travel Guide for Turkey
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…

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About New Year's tales for tourists big and small
New Year is traditionally a family holiday, and tourists often expect to visit their children “visiting a fairy tale” for the winter holidays. For those planning a trip like this,…

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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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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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