5 MOST BEAUTIFUL MOUNTAIN VILLAGES OF EUROPE
Italian artist Giovanni Segantini once called his winter residence in the Alpine village of Soglio - La soglia del paradiso, translated into Russian “gateway to paradise”. And this really appropriate…

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FROM ROTTERDAM TO MILAN: TRAVELING BY EUROPE BY TRAIN
Traveling by train in European cities has long been popular with the locals, but Russians are still little known. Meanwhile, this is a budget option to explore the region for…

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NORTHERN ITALY: A TRIP TO THE LAKERS
On the horizon - the snow caps of the mountains. Behind the glass of the car flashed a motley ribbon similar to each other coastal towns. Faded, aged by time…

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first class – Air France

HELSINKI: HIS PRIDE AND OUR WARNINGS

Reserved, polite and self-sufficient, Helsinki does not entertain you against your will, but has a rich stock of interesting, beautiful and tasty. The feeling is that you have come to visit a wealthy and intelligent family that provides all your benefits for free use, and instead of imposing a mandatory cultural program gives the guest the right to choose. And this is unusual for a Russian person who subconsciously prepares for a carnival, a fair and a feast for the whole world. Meanwhile, in Helsinki, you have to search and choose yourself. Continue reading

ARABIA FOR BEGINNERS

Two dolphins rush towards us and begin to make turns around the boat. Jumping high out of the water, they clap their fins like a circus performance. And the little bay itself, surrounded by limestone cliffs, resembles a circus ring, lost in a maze of channels and islets of the Strait of Hormuz. We have just set sail from the Musandam peninsula, the northern exclave of Oman, separated from the main territory of the country by the United Arab Emirates. Continue reading

GREECE: ON YACHT ON ISLANDS

If a lesson can be learned from Greek mythology, full of touchy gods and arrogant heroes, this is the only thing: it is important to have powerful patrons in life. Therefore, when in 1981 the European Economic Community accepted Greece into its membership and began distributing to its cities welcome bonuses for painting facades and restoration of monasteries, the country sighed with relief: now you can live. Fast tourist drachma ousted the long agricultural drachma, the goats stopped milking, and the olives reap. After all, the European Union demands many new victims from among the local types of cheese and endemic varieties of vegetables. Continue reading

ARABIA FOR BEGINNERS
Two dolphins rush towards us and begin to make turns around the boat. Jumping high out of the water, they clap their fins like a circus performance. And the little…

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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.…

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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,…

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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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