9 BEACHES FOR FAMILY HOLIDAYS
The Blue Flag International Award is the gold standard for beaches. Every year, experts of the Environmental Education Fund choose the best resorts according to the criteria: water quality, lack…

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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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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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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 – the day of wandering souls. This is the second most important holiday – after Tet Nguyen Dan, the Vietnamese New Year.

Three young men in greasy T-shirts and knee-high shorts right on the sidewalk, a meter away from hundreds of motorbikes passing by, collect a car model from cardboard. Such a car on the streets of Vietnam almost does not meet: in the country the tax on owning a car sometimes exceeds its cost. Here it is really a luxury, not a means of transportation. But a model made of paper the size of a shoebox is not a child’s toy, but an offering to deceased ancestors. Continue reading

4 PLACES FOR REST IN WILDLIFE
Meet the sunset in a tent camp in Botswana, take a walk among the forests and lakes of the last ice age in Finland, visit the hard-to-reach region of India…

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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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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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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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