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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RIGA: HIPSTER CAPITAL OF EUROPE
In Riga, everything is “in trend” - after all, it is the hipster capital of Europe Text: Diana Chernichenko Riga resident Katya Kovalenko points to the squat red brick buildings…

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10 NONBANAL ATTRACTIONS OF FLORENCE
Bargello Palace In the Middle Ages, the Bargello Palace was the residence of the city administration, then the prison and barracks. In 1865, the building was turned into the National…

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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 – who to work, who to study, and who wants to save on heating the house.

Seven hundred villagers have, do not be surprised, thirteen fundamental monuments. In addition to Croatian celebrities, spiritual authorities honored to be immortalized in stone – Jesus Christ and Pope John Paul II, as well as the extinct stars of European diplomacy – German Foreign Minister Hans-Dietrich Genscher and his Austrian counterpart Alois Mok. Continue reading

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 Estonian cuisine.
text: Anna of Austria

In front of me is creme brulee with smoked bacon meringue. The plate is smoking, and its contents look more like an art object than something edible. Outside the window Viru street is noisy, expensive, stupid. Some guides will call it the main artery of the Old City, others will advise to bypass. Continue reading

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 is a romantic walk through Rome under the motto “Life is beautiful!”. Inspired by the picture, we tell about the places of the Eternal city, where the heart beats more often.

To feel the magic of “Sweet Life”, like the heroes of Marcello Mastroyanniya and Anita Ekberg, it is better to come to the Trevi Fountain at night or at dawn. Although at any time, holding hands, you can feel how time stops here, and crowds of tourists stop. 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.…

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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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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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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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