Thomas Cook: the founder’s good intentions became a burden of responsibility for followers
On the eve of World Tourism Day, one of its pioneers, the British tour operator Thomas Cook, left the market ... Among the reasons for his bankruptcy were not only…

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Kamchatka: 10 places every tourist should visit
Kamchatka Peninsula is not only “far from everywhere”. It is also unique natural landscapes, healing springs, hunting, fishing, ancient ways and customs of local residents ... Kamchatka Peninsula You can…

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Top 10 most interesting sights of Armenia and Artsakh
Armenia is a country of many historical, architectural and natural attractions. To visit all of them, one trip will certainly not be enough. We tried to highlight the top 10…

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10 places in Helsinki that will not be shown to “package” tourists (part 2)

5. Töölö
A cozy, quiet area is located on the west coast of mainland Helsinki. It is here that a huge number of attractions are concentrated, but tourist groups are usually shown only a monument to composer Jan Sibelius. To start a walk in Toolo is best from the Congress Palace, which is located on the shores of Töölönlahti Bay. Then you must see the amazing building of the National Museum of Finland, and those who are interested in history can buy a ticket. The exposition of the museum is small, but very interesting: a lot of interactivity, ancient exhibits can be touched. Continue reading

Thomas Cook: the founder’s good intentions became a burden of responsibility for followers
On the eve of World Tourism Day, one of its pioneers, the British tour operator Thomas Cook, left the market ... Among the reasons for his bankruptcy were not only…

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The water in Lake Baikal is toxic. Who's guilty?
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Why the great white shark is not kept in aquariums
In the huge glass vessels exhibited in different parts of the world to the delight of the public, you can see a wide variety of marine creatures: a killer whale,…

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