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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Our pensioner abroad: the main thing is attentiveness and optimism!
Vladimir Tsaran lives in Russia, the city of Nikolsk, Penza region. He is 71 years old, a journalist, a pensioner ... Gdansk Bay, Poland He did not leave his profession…

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Italian tourist was arrested for refusing to pay for dinner

Residents of Formentera Island in Spain are not tired of discussing this incident from last week. A cunning 46-year-old Italian traveler will probably get a serious sentence for trying not to pay for an expensive dinner …

He was immediately noticed, which is understandable – a huge, fat, loud and not too polite tourist came into the restaurant “Es Molí de Sal”. He demanded a table on the veranda, as close to the sea as possible, overlooking Ibiza. The man emphasized several times that he is from Italy and loves a good meal, for which he came. Continue reading

Smelly seaweed destroyed beach tourism in Mexico

The legendary Sargosso Sea is now splashing along the shores of Mexican resorts …

More precisely, it splashed, and now on the beaches you just can’t get through the rubble of rotting piles of brown algae. The characteristic sulfuric smell and the disgusting appearance of “grass soup” instead of clean water scared away tourists, making this season a failure in the regions of Tulum, Cancun and Playa del Carmen. Neither millions of investments in cleaning the beaches nor the efforts of the Mexican army helped. Continue reading

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

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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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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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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Best places to stay in Armenia in the summer of 2019
In recent years, Armenia has become one of the most popular tourist destinations worldwide. Many tourists, in particular from the countries of the former CIS, prefer holidays in Armenia to…

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