Amazing Santo Domingo
The private beach of Aura Beach, located outside the city, is not even close to what you imagine when you think of the beaches of the Dominican Republic. Sun loungers…

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New Year in Goa: where and how to relax for tourists?
New Year's holidays are a great reason to go on a trip. At the same time, the Indian state of Goa remains one of the most favorite vacation spots among…

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About New Year's fairy tales for tourists big and small
The New Year is traditionally a family holiday, and for the winter holidays, tourists often expect to be with their children "visiting a fairy tale." For those who are planning…

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Religious tourism

Touch the holy places
The first – and most common – is visiting iconic places for a given religion. Believers go or go to places where legendary, significant events took place or occur: many pilgrims from time immemorial come to Mecca, Jerusalem, Golgotha, Orthodox churches, the Vatican, major Buddhist temples.

Even in the Middle Ages, people believed that in such “centers of faith” their prayers have a special efficacy. Associated with the name of a prophet, a saint, or a divine sign, these places have always accumulated many pilgrims. For example, today the main center of pilgrimage in France is Lourdes. In the middle of the XIX century, this city in the heart of the Pyrenees was overshadowed by the appearance of the Virgin Mary Bernadette Soubira in the Massabiel grotto. Continue reading

11 amazing things to do on Samui

Beautiful beaches, colorful markets and unique landscapes – this is only a small part of what it costs to go to Koh Samui …

Discussions that Thailand and its islands are crowded with tourists will never subside. Most continue to persistently search for the perfect deserted tropical island, while it is enough to dwell on something not very famous. Samui Island is what you need. It is famous for its crystal clear waters and magnificent beaches surrounded by palm trees. This island with a rather low price level, which is located far from the noisy tourists of Phi Phi Island, invites you to immerse yourself in an atmosphere of rest and relaxation.

What can you do on Samui?

An informed traveler will find a rich choice of entertainment on Koh Samui. Some are quite typical (who would have thought, but here they often spend time on the beach!), While others are more original.

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Weekend pilgrim tourism: Vyshny Volochek and Torzhok

It is necessary to drive only 60 km along the Moscow-St. Petersburg route from Tver to Torzhok in order to be in one of the oldest Russian monasteries, Novotorzhsky Borisoglebsky. But we suggest first passing Torzhok and getting to the next city on the M 10-Vyshny Volochyok highway.

We will continue our way towards the northern capital and after another 60 km. at the entrance to the historical center of Vyshny Volochka, in the direction of travel you will turn right. A little more and a monastery in front of us, inscribed its own pilgrim in the history of Russian Orthodoxy. The fact that for many years the main shrine of the Kazan Convent was Andronikov (Andronikovskaya) icon of the Mother of God, according to legend, written by the Evangelist Luke during the life of the Virgin Mary, or, most likely , one of her earliest lists. Continue reading

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New trends on the Adriatic coast of Italy: the family resort of Bibione
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Traveling with a child
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Delicious tourism: September gastronomic holidays
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