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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Caution! Sharks in the Seychelles
More than 200 thousand tourists visit Seychelles annually. There are among the visitors and the Russians. People come here to relax on the shores of the warm sea, not even…

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10 places in Helsinki that will not be shown to “package” tourists (part 1)
According to various social surveys, Helsinki is one of the most boring cities in the world ... Walking along the narrow shopping streets, sandwiched between laconic, austere modern buildings, tourists…

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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 …

Starting from the May holidays, in order to apply for a visa, you need to register, on average, for a couple of weeks. Interestingly, the hype was observed in other visa centers even before the May holidays. Those who were planning to fly to France, however, were not lucky more than others, since in the visa issuing centers of other states (Czech, Spanish), a pre-registration system already existed, and in the French visa center all this resulted in huge queues. Continue reading

Visa to France by invitation: how to get, what documents?

In this article I will share my own experience in applying for a visa to France at the invitation of a private person – a French citizen …

A visa was issued 2 times, the first – in 2017, the second – 2018, the third – in August 2019, independently through the French Visa Center in Moscow, located at 64 Prospekt Mira. In general, there are 18 visa centers in Russia, a list of them can be found on the official France Visa Application Center website: france-visas.gouv.fr/web/en/a-qui-sadresser Continue reading

What do we declare when exporting and what are the restrictions on the import of tangible property and monetary values
A trip abroad and returning home require the tourist to know the rules for the transport of goods and things - even those that are in personal use ... What…

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Along Newfoundland Iceberg Alley, Stranger Giants Walk
Amateur photographer Mark Gray, who was lucky enough to live on Cape Bonavista, in the east of Newfoundland, published a fresh selection of icebergs ... The catch of the new…

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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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Jellyfish season in Israel
Despite the small size of Israel, it is washed by two seas - the Mediterranean and the Red. However, beach vacations in the resorts of this country can be overshadowed…

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