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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MALIBU: STAR BEACH
When Jefferson Wagner stopped portraying a cowboy in a Marlboro commercial and began to duplicate Clint Eastwood in stunt scenes, he was ripe for the mayor of Malibu. In addition,…

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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…

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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 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

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 description – a picturesque settlement overlooking the chestnut forests, located on a sunny terrace in the Bregaglia valley, can be called a great place for hiking routes. Neat houses, narrow streets and rose gardens give this place the look of an ideal mountain village. Only 300 people live here, the official language is Italian, but many speak German. In 2015, the media called the village the most beautiful in Switzerland. 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. Due to the time difference it will be difficult to think. This is the first. Second: here it is wet – tropics. Third: there is housing without kitchens (due to high prices), but the city itself is a kitchen. Hong Kong, which is a topographic wok pan (where Hennessy Road, Wanchai Metro, Johnston Road are all mixed up), smells fizzy, sizzling, boiling, boiling oil from thousands of street taverns. And still rumbles with perforators and hammers, squeals with circular saws. Continue reading

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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BEST RESORTS OF GERMAN BALTIC
More than two centuries have passed since the first continental resort of Europe was founded in Heiligendamm. Baltic resorts are especially popular on coastline of Germany. There are many comfortable…

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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 -…

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4 IDEAS FOR FRENCH HOLIDAYS
From the main grocery market in Paris to the best cafes of Bordeaux - the GEO guide on what to try in France in the new year.The area of ​​the…

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