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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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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3 COUNTRIES FOR TRAVEL WITHOUT DEPARTURE
Armenia It is best to go to Armenia from May to October. Locals are incredibly proud that their capital, Yerevan, is older than Rome by 29 years. After all, 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 – the day of wandering souls. This is the second most important holiday – after Tet Nguyen Dan, the Vietnamese New Year.

Three young men in greasy T-shirts and knee-high shorts right on the sidewalk, a meter away from hundreds of motorbikes passing by, collect a car model from cardboard. Such a car on the streets of Vietnam almost does not meet: in the country the tax on owning a car sometimes exceeds its cost. Here it is really a luxury, not a means of transportation. But a model made of paper the size of a shoebox is not a child’s toy, but an offering to deceased ancestors. 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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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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VENICE WINTER
Plague seasonality is not triple prices for hotels and airplanes, queues at museums, women's toilets and restaurants. And not even a million or so shot down Chinese, whose volume control…

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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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