COSTA BRAVA OR REST ON THE ROCKY BEACH
This is almost a direct speech of the newly elected President of Ukraine, who officially declared his desire to turn the gloomy monument of a technological catastrophe into the most important landmark of the country. And useful – imagine how much money tourists will bring, whose interest is thoroughly fueled by the recent release of the show of the same name? True, there is a downside.
The growth of tourism, the number of visitors to the Chernobyl nuclear power plant and the ghost town of Pripyat in the coming years is inevitable. And it’s not just in the series and idle curiosity. Continue reading
MADRID. THE TREASURES OF THE GREAT CITY
Contemplating the magnificent buildings of Madrid, it is difficult to imagine that once a miniature village stood on the site of this city. The village was located near the walls of the fortress of Maggiri and gradually expanded, slowly but surely turning into a beautiful city.
Today, Madrid is the palace capital of Mother Europe. The infinite splendor of palace complexes, royal castles and fortresses creates the feeling that you are in a fairy tale.
To take a closer look at the city, it is advisable to start from Puerta del Sol. The square can be called the heart of the city. To the east of the square lies the Parliament, to the west the Royal Palace, to the south-west of the Plaza Mayor, to the south-east the largest Atocha station. Continue reading
ISRAELI BORDER LEADING SYSTEM
In February 2013, the Israeli authorities significantly simplified and accelerated the entry procedure. The new system works successfully and concerns not only the entering tourists, but also the citizens of Israel.
The essence of the innovation is that now when crossing the border, instead of the entrance stamp in the passport you get a special coupon.An employee of the Israeli Migration Service scans your passport, reading the data: photo, first name, last name, passport number, date and time of entry into the country. All information is transferred to the voucher. But that’s not all. Each coupon has a unique barcode in which your personal data is encrypted, as well as information that is important for the migration service, for example, violations, such as unpaid fines or fixed illegal activities. Continue reading