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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FEEL GAMBIA!
A colorful crowd of people at the airport of Banjul, the capital of the Gambia, makes noise, dances, waves, flows around foreigners standing in line for passport control, smelling spirits…

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MOTHERLAND OF THE RIGHT DRAGONS: TRAVELING TO SOUTH KOREA
Images of dragons can be found throughout Asia. At first glance, it is rather difficult to determine the origin of the fairy-tale reptile. However, in Korea there is an old…

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from the Russian Empire

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. Bulmish is short for Saint-Michel Boulevard, the main artery of the Latin Quarter, where students of Sorbonne and half the heroines of the novels of Anna Gavalda, the main menesinger and troubadress of today’s Rive Gauche, Left Bank, live with fish. Bulmish with the surrounding streets in general is stuffed with bookstores, shops and camber, including those where all the books are at 20 cents. Continue reading

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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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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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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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.…

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