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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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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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 suspecting that any paradise can be dangerous.

Nearly America and Australia, 50 shark attacks on holidaymakers are recorded each year. Since 1963, no such incidents have been observed in the Seychelles. A coral reef stretches almost everywhere along the coastline of the islands, thanks to which predators usually did not swim close to the coast. But everything changed in the late summer of 2011. Then 2 attacks were immediately recorded in the area of ​​the island of Praslin. Continue reading

What to see in Kazakhstan for tourists

Kazakhstan – Eastern traditions and Western Art Nouveau intertwined here. The endless southern steppes, majestic mountains and lakes, the cities of the Great Silk Road and the famous Baikonur – all this attracts not many tourists.

Usually, to visit the cultural heritage, tourists travel to the south of the country: mosques, fortresses, mausoleums, ancient burials are concentrated here. In the north and in the central regions are the most popular resorts (Kokshetau, Bayan Aul, etc.). People come here to rest and improve their health. Continue reading

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

Wine tours: what is it? where do they go
Wine tours are tourist programs in which vacationers get acquainted with the traditions of winemaking in different regions ... The concepts of wine differ among peoples: they are influenced by…

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10 life hacks to travel to the Azores
The Azores are an archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean, which is literally buried in flowers and greenery ... The mountains offer views of clear lakes, hot springs, geysers, black volcanic…

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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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How not to get lost in the forest
The forest is not only indescribable beauty and clean air, but also a potentially dangerous place where almost every day children, old people, mushroom pickers are lost ... How not…

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