FRANCE: NATIONAL FEATURES
Once in Paris, I hung up for an hour on Bulmish in the mediterration section of the Gibert Jeune store - although it was not a doctor for a second.…

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COPENHAGEN: RENOVATION BY DANISH
If you ask a resident of the Danish capital to give an example of a quality architectural reconstruction, he will answer: Ködbuen. In the old butcher quarter in the east…

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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…

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Every ancient olive tree is protected

TRIP TO STROGANOVA PLACES AND PERM REGION

The Perm land knows how to surprise anyone: the Kungur ice cave, the rocky cliffs above Kama and Chusovaya, the Permian gods and animal style, the Permian fossils. But there is also a second layer of attractions, to which the tourist rarely gets, but in vain. Local history museums and the inconspicuous wooden mansions of small towns and villages keep evidence of the life of the Stroganovs — an outstanding dynasty that for four centuries influenced the economy, politics, and culture of Russia like no other kind. This is not a family, this is a state in a state. You can get into it now – for this you need to fly to Perm and drive 200 kilometers to the north. 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

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 consumption for urban needs by 25 percent, and others show drivers where the nearest available parking space is. The plans are to turn 70 percent of the roads into pedestrian zones and reduce the flow of cars by 21 percent, transfer municipal institutions to “green” electricity and break the entire city into super blocks. Barcelona is getting closer to its goal – to become the smartest city on the planet. Continue reading

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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MEDIEVAL CHARM OF LUBEK
The tour bus smoothly passes the Holstein Gate, which has been guarding the entrance to Lübeck since the Middle Ages, and arrives at the city moat. It looks like an…

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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…

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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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