ICELAND EXPERIENCES TOURIST BOOM
How tourism saved Iceland from an economic disaster, but it threatens to turn into an environmental disaster Iceland can not cope with the influx of tourists. Last year alone, about…

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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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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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decide whether you can

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 scratching with uneven letters of joy on the stone “Oleg was here,” but not a German climber. He writes the same thing in a special notebook, which is stored at each top of Saxon Switzerland in a special box. To avoid vandalism. The Germans still order maniacs. Continue reading

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 is turned up to the stop. The plague of seasonality is the inability to personalize what you travel for. Because prices, queues and, again, Chinese tourists – try to do with your own what is enough for a billion hands. Continue reading

GREECE: ON YACHT ON ISLANDS

If a lesson can be learned from Greek mythology, full of touchy gods and arrogant heroes, this is the only thing: it is important to have powerful patrons in life. Therefore, when in 1981 the European Economic Community accepted Greece into its membership and began distributing to its cities welcome bonuses for painting facades and restoration of monasteries, the country sighed with relief: now you can live. Fast tourist drachma ousted the long agricultural drachma, the goats stopped milking, and the olives reap. After all, the European Union demands many new victims from among the local types of cheese and endemic varieties of vegetables. Continue reading

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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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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FROM ROTTERDAM TO MILAN: TRAVELING BY EUROPE BY TRAIN
Traveling by train in European cities has long been popular with the locals, but Russians are still little known. Meanwhile, this is a budget option to explore the region for…

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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…

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