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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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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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ITALY: 6 REASONS TO VISIT APULIA
Roofless The city of Alberobello is known for trulls (or trulls) - dry-laid houses with a conical roof, usually one. There is a legend about trulla with two roofs that…

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UNFORGETTABLE DAYS IN MACAU

In Macau there are a lot of wonderful monuments, architectural masterpieces, historical sites, parks and squares where fun holidays and cultural festivals take place. Will you come here for a two-week vacation or just look at the weekend – you will have the opportunity to look at famous sights, admire the local gardens, as well as get acquainted with local cuisine, go shopping and listen to good music.

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TYROL WAITS FOR GUESTS FROM RUSSIA

Ziller Valley – a variety of tracks and the most modern lift in the world

Ski slopes – from wide trails with comfortable slopes to difficult routes – stretch for 506 kilometers in the Ziller Valley. The networked 181 lifts with the Zillertaler Superskipass, five fan parks and numerous freeride tracks make the Zillertal a mecca of ski fun. Continue reading

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

ALL ON THE WIND

The first thing that meets a traveler in winter Dublin is a man with a weathered face, wrapped in a scarf and waxed jacket, riding a bicycle and carrying a surfboard under his arm. And then another – but already on foot. And then – elderly and gray-haired, but also with a board. Dubliners (and indeed the Irish) are famous for their character. The harsh climate near the sea, eternal dampness, greenery, rocks, years of civil war and IRA terrorist attacks, poverty, economic crisis and famine taught the Irish not to complain under any circumstances, but find joy in simple things: the beach, surfboard, alcohol, long walks through green fields and sublime melancholy, which is poured here in the landscape. Continue reading

10 BEST DIVING PLACES

Mediterranean Sea, Malta

The clear sea around the Maltese Islands is great for diving, and you can quickly get to the coast from almost anywhere. Reefs, caves and shipwrecks, abundantly found around three islands (Malta, Gozo and Comino), are a rare combination of underwater “sights” in a relatively small place. Experienced divers can dive to sunken archaeological sites – from the time of ancient Rome to the Second World War. The depth of diving is different: from 12 meters on the Ar-Lapsi to Cape Lantern, where scuba divers descend through an underwater tunnel to a depth of more than 50 meters. Continue reading

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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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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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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TWO-WHEELED STOCKHOLM
There are enough contenders for the title of the world's bicycle capital, but the Swedes are convinced that this title belongs to Stockholm. Here you can get to any place…

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