Scandinavia - the country of mysterious legends
Every time Russian travelers begin to share their impressions of acquaintance with Scandinavia, many completely opposite statements arise. Someone can not help delight and seeks again and again to go…

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Interesting facts about Irkutsk
We continue our acquaintance with the Russian cities - Irkutsk. The city is located in the valley of the Angara River, at the confluence of its two tributaries, Irkut and…

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Great winter holiday at Rosa Khutor
Trips to ski resorts in the winter time have become traditional for many Russians. Today, Rosa Khutor, one of the domestic resorts of Krasnaya Polyana, is able to offer recreation…

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10 interesting facts about time zones

Interesting fact 1. Step 3.5 hours long
Where: Afghan-Chinese border
Crossing this border, the clock needs to be transferred immediately to 3.5 hours ahead. There is no more place in the world where one step would take so much time.
Interesting fact 2. Sunsets are here at midnight.
Where: China
China is one of the longest countries in the world: 5700 km from west to east. Before the 1949 revolution, the state was divided into five time zones. But the Great Pilot decided that it smacks of separatism, and introduced a single time in the whole huge country — Peking. Therefore, for example, in Tibet, the sunsets are “late” by five o’clock: the sun sets at midnight. Continue reading

10 most unusual parks in the world

Nature is the best artist, but sometimes a person interferes with her design, and thanks to such a union, astonishing places appear. We offer you a selection of the most unusual parks in the world. If, after getting acquainted with these magnificent parks of the world, you will have an overwhelming desire to visit one of them, but the funds today do not allow, I suggest to start off on a virtual trip around the world.
1. Park 200 Buddha, Laos
Park 200 Buddha was created relatively recently by one of the religious leaders of Laos Bunley Sultatom. The work took a lot of time, and Sultat himself could not finish it, because he had lost his mind. Nevertheless, the park is amazing: in a relatively small area, more than 200 sculptures of Buddha, serpents, gods and heroes of Hindu and Buddhist mythology have been collected. Continue reading

Dangerous tourist destinations

Most people, going on vacation, just want to relax. Knowing this, representatives of the tourist business vigorously offer the most luxurious resorts, simply competing with each other in safety, amenities and amusing rest. They are literally ready to feed tourists with a spoon and talk on their hands – just to lure as many guests as possible. And this strategy works very well.
But there are such stubborn people among the rest, who do not want to be lulled on the shore of the gentle sea, do not want to admire the delicate landscapes, do not want to feast on the most delicious and healthy dishes and listen to heavenly songs. They want to rush out of the blaze of office fire to the fires of natural disasters, military conflicts, famine, and poor sanitation. Continue reading

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32 interesting facts about Mexico
1. The official name of Mexico is Estados Únidos Mexicanos - United Mexican States. 2. Mexican tamales (cornmeal tortilla with filling) called zacahuil has a length of three meters and…

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Salt Mine in Wieliczka
The Wieliczka Salt Mine is the most famous building of this type in Europe, mainly because of its size and interesting content ... The salt mines in Polish Wieliczka began…

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10 dangerous roads in the world
The most dangerous roads in the world are an amazing sight. When you drive a car on the edge of the abyss, it takes your breath away so much that…

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