13 of the most unusual hotels in the world
Most hotels are not much different from each other. But for those who want his holidays to be filled with surprises from beginning to end, there are several suitable places…

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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…

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Interesting facts about Krasnoyarsk

Russia is a huge and great country that is rich in great and wonderful cities. I would like to talk about each separately. Let’s start with the largest city of Siberia – Krasnoyarsk. We will hold a small excursion. The godfather of Krasnoyarsk, the initiator of its construction was the first Yenisei voivode Yakov Ignatievich Khripunov, appointed to Yeniseisk in 1623. It was he who sent his relative Andrei Anufrievich Dubensky with the Cossacks up the Yenisei – to look after the place for the construction of the prison, which from the south would cover Yeniseisk from the raids of “non-peaceful” local residents and ensured the collection of tribute from the Kachinsky Tatars. Andrey Dubensky left a horse on the bank of the Yenisei, threw a sword on the ground and said that a city would be founded on this place. That is why the Strelka has a white horse monument dedicated to the Russian explorers of Siberia. Continue reading

The most unusual sights of Moscow

On our website we regularly post interesting articles about Russian cities, so we have already posted interesting facts about: Irkutsk, Krasnoyarsk, Sochi, St. Petersburg and others, but with horror I discovered that on a trip to the capital of our Motherland – to Moscow – together with you set off. I decided to correct this shortcoming and publish the article not just interesting facts about Moscow, but an article about the most unusual sights of Moscow. I would like to note at the beginning of the article, of course, it is great to travel around Moscow on my own, but this is quite laborious for an inexperienced traveler – only one metro can easily get lost or looking at the map of Moscow completely lost. Continue reading

Interesting facts about Chelyabinsk
1736 is considered to be the founding year of Chelyabinsk. During the Orenburg expedition, a Tatar, Kutlu-Mukhamed Tevkelev, built a guard fortress at the crossroads of several roads to ensure…

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Across the Atlantic in balloons
Jonathan Trapp was the first man in the world to cross the English Channel in balloons. But he does not stop at what he has achieved, he plans to cross…

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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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