Sri Lanka - the island of elephants, tea and Buddhism
The island of Sri Lanka is rightly called the pearl of the Indian Ocean. Even in ancient times, the Greek sailors, admiring indescribable beauty, called it “Taprobana”, which means “country…

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Tourist Tunisia
In North Africa there is a country that since antiquity has aroused interest among wealthy Romans and Phoenicians, but relatively recently acquired the status of an excellent resort. The mentality…

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Rest in the resorts of the Dominican Republic
The Dominican Republic is an island nation. It is located on the island of Haiti and occupies more than half of its territory. In the south of the Dominican Republic…

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Chernobyl want to turn into a tourist paradise. This is real?

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

Interesting facts about the Colosseum

The antique building for mass shows – the Colosseum, located at the base of two of the seven heights of the city – the Capitol and the Palatine, is considered one of the symbols of ancient Rome, and since 1979 has been under the protection of UNESCO.

HISTORICAL FACTS ABOUT WHICH YOU LIKELY DON’T KNOW:
The Colosseum might not have been built, but the Roman emperor Flavius ​​Titus Vespasian (the elder) decided to eliminate the traces of the rule of Claudius Nero.Construction began on the site of a reservoir with swans in the year 70. The opening of the Colosseum was in 80, during the reign of the son of Titus, who was the representative of the Flavians (emperors dynasty). Therefore, the Coliseum was often referred to in historical documents as the Flavian Amphitheater.
By order of Nero, the architect Zenodor built a sculpture in the image of the Colossus of Rhodes (the large-sized statue of the god of the sun – Helios) in the imperial honor and was named the “Colossus of Nero”. Continue reading

Why it is better not to go on holiday in the UAE
People come here not only to soak up the coast (the state stretches along the Persian Gulf), but also to see first-hand its main sights: Burj Khalifa, Sheikh Zayed Mosque,…

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Traveling with a child: what transport to choose?
Are you going on a trip with a small child? Congratulations! Someone will say that you are a desperate parent. We, on the contrary, will support you, and we will…

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The most interesting and unusual hotels in the world
It seems that in our time it is very difficult to lure a tourist to any country, a modern person will not be surprised at anything. In fact, it is…

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Tourist Egypt. El gouna
Holidays in Egypt have long been no luxury. Many Russians love this country, its traditions and customs, hospitable resorts, including the resort town of El Gouna - still young, but…

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