COPENHAGEN: RENOVATION BY DANISH
If you ask a resident of the Danish capital to give an example of a quality architectural reconstruction, he will answer: Ködbuen. In the old butcher quarter in the east…

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BARCELONA: THE CITY OF THE FUTURE
670 points of wireless Internet access. Thousands of sensors throughout the city. Some help save up to 30 percent of the electricity needed for street lighting, others help reduce water…

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MOTHERLAND OF THE RIGHT DRAGONS: TRAVELING TO SOUTH KOREA
Images of dragons can be found throughout Asia. At first glance, it is rather difficult to determine the origin of the fairy-tale reptile. However, in Korea there is an old…

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VIETNAM: IN THE WATER LABYRINTH

A ray of light is drawn out of the darkness. And begins to rummage boats. One by one. Hull, hold, cabins, mast. On the clock – the beginning of the fourth night. But the noise of boat engines pulls out of sleep. On the Mekong reigns. In a wide bay, like the sea, against the background of a blackened city far away, more and more vessels are being assembled. At first, only their navigation lights are visible in the dark. Then you hear the rumble of the motor. Team screams. The thud of the colliding sides. Clang anchor chains. Above the river mist swirls, exuding a rotten smell. Continue reading

MALIBU: STAR BEACH

When Jefferson Wagner stopped portraying a cowboy in a Marlboro commercial and began to duplicate Clint Eastwood in stunt scenes, he was ripe for the mayor of Malibu. In addition, he is a great surfer. Probably, all this helped him to win the 2010 elections. He is sixty now. And he remembers his political program with a smile: “A liqueur and a car were named after Malibu. So I was in charge of a rather important city, ”he jokes. Continue reading

FRANCE: NATIONAL FEATURES

Once in Paris, I hung up for an hour on Bulmish in the mediterration section of the Gibert Jeune store – although it was not a doctor for a second. Bulmish is short for Saint-Michel Boulevard, the main artery of the Latin Quarter, where students of Sorbonne and half the heroines of the novels of Anna Gavalda, the main menesinger and troubadress of today’s Rive Gauche, Left Bank, live with fish. Bulmish with the surrounding streets in general is stuffed with bookstores, shops and camber, including those where all the books are at 20 cents. Continue reading

ALL ON THE WIND
The first thing that meets a traveler in winter Dublin is a man with a weathered face, wrapped in a scarf and waxed jacket, riding a bicycle and carrying a…

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SOUTH AMERICA TRIP BY CAR
On the Lima-Paracas highway, several types of policemen are waving sticks. I stop. Documents are in order, the speed did not exceed, there is nothing to fear. “Ola!” - says…

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CROATIA: GUIDE TO SUNNY ADRIATIC ISLANDS
Seven hundred people live in the village of Seltsa on the island of Brac, and, as they say, half of them move to the mainland during the cold season -…

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COPENHAGEN: RENOVATION BY DANISH
If you ask a resident of the Danish capital to give an example of a quality architectural reconstruction, he will answer: Ködbuen. In the old butcher quarter in the east…

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