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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BUSINESS CLASS ON BOARD OF TURKISH AIRLINES
In Istanbul, where a delegation of journalists went to meet with the leaders of Turkish Airlines on the occasion of its recognition as the best airline in Europe, we flew…

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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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ETERNAL LOVE: 7 ROMANTIC PLACES OF ROME
February 14, on Valentine's Day, a collection of the best Italian short films about love, Italian Best Shorts 2: Love in the Eternal City, is released on Russian screens. This…

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5 NONBANAL EXCURSIONS
Excursion to prison (La Paz, Bolivia) The prison in San Pedro, the largest in Bolivia, is officially only accessible after being convicted, but many guards are ready to take curious…

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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

POLAND: ROUTE ON CASTLES AND HOMESTEADS

In recent years, many of the estates have found new owners who have restored historic buildings and turned their hotels. The easiest way to get to the historical region of Lower Silesia is through the Wroclaw airport with a transfer in Warsaw, and there you can hire a car. You can stay for the night in the castles, but it is better to book accommodation in advance. Continue reading

HONG KONG: THE COLOR OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE

Take a pen: you need to write down important for the first minutes in Hong Kong. Why burn?Because to fly ten hours (if from Moscow) and five time zones ahead. Due to the time difference it will be difficult to think. This is the first. Second: here it is wet – tropics. Third: there is housing without kitchens (due to high prices), but the city itself is a kitchen. Hong Kong, which is a topographic wok pan (where Hennessy Road, Wanchai Metro, Johnston Road are all mixed up), smells fizzy, sizzling, boiling, boiling oil from thousands of street taverns. And still rumbles with perforators and hammers, squeals with circular saws. Continue reading

4 IDEAS FOR FRENCH HOLIDAYS
From the main grocery market in Paris to the best cafes of Bordeaux - the GEO guide on what to try in France in the new year.The area of ​​the…

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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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TRIP TO STROGANOVA PLACES AND PERM REGION
The Perm land knows how to surprise anyone: the Kungur ice cave, the rocky cliffs above Kama and Chusovaya, the Permian gods and animal style, the Permian fossils. But there…

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