Note for skiers: the largest ski slopes in Russia
Cross-country skiing is loved by both professional athletes and amateurs. Such a walk is a great way to keep fit without damage to the body (the load on the spine,…

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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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Quick Schengen: where and how to get it
The French visa center, where in the fall of 2018 it was possible to get a “Schengen” in 48 hours, did not survive under the influx of Russian tourists ...…

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They want to turn Chernobyl into a tourist paradise. This is real?

According to official forecasts from tour operators in 2019, 150 thousand tourists will visit the Chernobyl exclusion zone, but the country’s authorities dream of millions of visitors …

This is almost a direct speech of the newly elected President of Ukraine, who officially announced his desire to turn the gloomy monument of technological disaster into the most important attraction of the country. And useful – imagine how much money tourists will bring whose interest has been thoroughly fueled by the recent release of the eponymous series? Continue reading

Top inhospitable countries for tourists
On the one hand, experts call inhospitable on the side of countries that in 2018 more often than others refused a visa to Russian tourists ... On the other hand,…

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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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“Throw an eagle on a mobile phone”, or how Siberian ornithologists help
To study the migration of steppe birds, scientists use GPS devices that send text messages ... Until recently, there were no difficulties with this, and this year one of the…

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Annoying nuisance, or what not to do in smart toilets in Europe
Dry closets are installed on the streets of Paris, which, after each visitor, are independently cleaned and disinfected ... To do this, a special disinfectant is sprayed inside the booths,…

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