Interesting facts about Chelyabinsk
1736 is considered to be the founding year of Chelyabinsk. During the Orenburg expedition, a…

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32 interesting facts about Mexico
1. The official name of Mexico is Estados Únidos Mexicanos - United Mexican States. 2.…

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Interesting Facts about Mount Rushmore
“The size of the monument should be determined by the degree of significance of the…

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Interesting facts about Yoshkar-Ola
Being the capital of the autonomous republic of Mari El, Yoshkar-Ola attracts many tourists, as…

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Health resort Truskavets
Truskavets is a city famous for healing mineral waters. The date of foundation of the…

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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 on tours to Scandinavia: skiing in Finland, see the Norwegian fjords or stroll through the beautiful northern capitals. And someone comes to utter disappointment and argues that it is not possible to understand these closed cold people “without a pint”, and this does not always help. Although, it would seem, it is easier for us, Russians, to understand the Scandinavian peoples – their northern neighbors, but it was not there. Continue reading

Interesting facts about Irkutsk
We continue our acquaintance with the Russian cities - Irkutsk. The city is located in…

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Across the Atlantic in balloons
Jonathan Trapp was the first man in the world to cross the English Channel in…

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