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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Almost a day in the clouds: how to make a long flight comfortable
In 2013, Singapore Airlines performed the longest flight. The flight was from Singapore to New York and lasted almost 18 hours ... At first, due to the high cost of…

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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

The water in Lake Baikal is toxic. Who's guilty?
Lake Baikal is considered one of the main natural assets of Russia. The deepest lake in Siberia, one of the oldest on the planet, a reserve of clean drinking water…

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Traditions of Russian philanthropy and hospitality revive in Jerusalem
Now everyone who comes to Jerusalem from Russia is eager to visit the Sergievsky Compound. This amazing place, a corner of Russia in the heart of the Holy Land, gives…

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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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Tourists took a dip in the Galician Chernobyl and suddenly got poisoned
What do the old pond near Novosibirsk and the lake in Spanish Galicia have in common? They are unbelievably beautiful and extremely toxic, and even here this summer attracts tourists…

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