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…

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HANOI: A TRIP TO NORTH VIETNAM
They burn everything: food, money, clothes, tablets. Sacrificial fires blaze along the roads, at snack bars and shops. So on the central streets of Hanoi, Tryng Nguyen is celebrated -…

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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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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

BEST RESORTS OF GERMAN BALTIC
More than two centuries have passed since the first continental resort of Europe was founded in Heiligendamm. Baltic resorts are especially popular on coastline of Germany. There are many comfortable…

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GREEN CROWN SAXONY
Cling to the ledge, the last spurt, and here it is, the top. Under the feet of Elba, all of Saxony in the palm. Someone in such a situation is…

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TALLINN: DIGITAL CAPITAL
Nature and technology are the two whales on which tiny Estonia stands, a country that not everyone will immediately see on the map. The third and youngest whale is modern…

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9 BEACHES FOR FAMILY HOLIDAYS
The Blue Flag International Award is the gold standard for beaches. Every year, experts of the Environmental Education Fund choose the best resorts according to the criteria: water quality, lack…

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