Bajao people
The people of bajao, or, as they are called, sea gypsies, do not have documents, citizenship or any rights. They roam the ocean with their homes off the coast of…

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Reverse side of the holiday on the Cote d'Azur.
Having settled permanently in Germany, we decided to drive Europe by car during our summer vacation. Having visited Spain, France, we stopped on the Cote d'Azur. This was our first…

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Youth holidays in Tunisia
It so happened that my two friends got married in September with a weekly difference, and we decided to fly out to the sea for a week with a company…

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Closer to Europe. How tourism is reviving in Transcarpathia

The sign on the exit from Uzhgorod shows a distance of 745 km to Kiev. Locals joke: Transcarpathia is closer to 12 European capitals than to the capital of Ukraine. Today, this region is becoming a real tourist competitor not only to the hyped Ukrainian Lviv, but also to neighboring Hungary and Slovakia.

“Transcarpathia is a tourist Klondike, in each of 13 districts there is some kind of zest that can attract tourists,” says Denis Man, a young and energetic head of the Department of Economics of the Transcarpathian Regional State Administration. It was with his arrival in the region that a real tourist boom began. Decentralization also helped: in 2017, a record 3 million UAH was allocated here for the development of tourism – a huge amount for Transcarpathia. Continue reading

Tourist invasion threatens five world attractions
This year, Thailand and the Philippines announced the closure of several resorts that are incredibly popular with tourists. But this is not all - a number of European cities, including…

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What excursions to choose in the Czech Republic?
The Czech Republic is a unique country. I didn’t want to return to any other country again after the visit, but I wanted to go to the Czech Republic. As…

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Turkish coast. How in 20 years Turkey has become a mecca of world tourism
A historian by training, Kayhan Dinchmen moved to the Anatolian coast from a small town on the Black Sea coast of Turkey in 1996. He decided to master the profession…

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Old Town Constantine
He suspected that the name of the Starokonstantinov was somehow connected with the name of the founder of the Ostrog Academy Konstantin Ostrogsky. The guess was brilliantly confirmed when he…

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