Crete
In the glorious numerous galaxy of the Greek islands, Crete is the largest and most tourist, one of the largest in the Mediterranean. Three seas wash it: Cretan, Libyan and…

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Useful tips for travelers traveling in Asia
Of course, each country has its own special nuances, but there are common ones for the whole of Asia that are best observed. Traveling in Asia Avoiding Food Poisoning According…

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Brilliant St. Petersburg
May Petersburg welcomes guests with warmth and bright sunshine. But, of course, not always so lucky. Petersburgers like to complain about the weather and talk about the cold and dank…

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Naples

Naples is a major city in southern Italy, the capital of the Campania region. The city is located in close proximity to Vesuvius – the largest active volcano in Europe, which destroyed and preserved to this day the ancient cities of Pompeii, Herculaneum.

The strategic location of Naples was the cause of numerous attacks, since the founding of the city in the VIII century BC. Initially, the Greek settlement was captured by the Romans in 327 BC, and became the favorite residence of emperors and literary figures, including Virgil and Nero. In the 7th century, Naples was ruled by Byzantium, and later by Norman Sicily. The city reached its highest point of medieval prosperity under Charles of Anjou, when in 1266 he made Naples the capital of the Kingdom of Naples. Karl expanded the city and decorated it with palaces and churches. Further, the Spanish Habsburgs were followed by the Bourbons, Bonaparte and the dynasty of the rulers of Savoy, when the Campaign became part of a united Italy in 1860. Continue reading

Catania – a major port

Catania is a major port located on the eastern coast of Sicily at the foot of Mount Etna, the center of the province of the same name. According to the 2010 census, the population of the city is about 300 thousand people – it is the second largest city in Sicily and the tenth in Italy.

Catania was founded by Greek colonists who arrived in Sicily in 729 BC. In the 5th century BC the cruel tyrant from Syracuse Heron I expelled the inhabitants of the city and renamed Catania to Aitna, but he was soon overthrown, and the city regained its name. In 403 BC Catania was once again ruled by Syracuse, and the inhabitants of the city were sold into slavery. A statue of Cora (Persephone) with a torch in hand made during that period has survived to this day. Continue reading

Where is the best vacation in Turkey: Antalya, Kemer, Belek, Side or Alanya?

In this article we will not describe in detail how well in beach Turkey and why millions of our compatriots return here annually. In short – they go overseas, the sun, rags and their favorite all-inclusive food system. Yes, and a visa is not needed. Why aren’t you a vacation paradise?

Most Russian tourists choose to relax on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey. It is here that the country’s largest tourist centers are located – Antalya, Kemer, Belek, Side and Alanya, with hundreds of diverse resort complexes and the corresponding tourist infrastructure.

In general, in this article we will try to figure out what is still better – Antalya, Kemer, Belek, Side or Alanya?

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Athens
The capital of the Hellenic Republic is located in the historical region of Attica. Together with the nearest settlements and Piraeus is the Athenian agglomeration with a population of more…

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Holidays on the islands in Thailand
Thailand is the main tourist center of the region, a country with a rich history and culture, a country of thousands of temples and hundreds of islands. There are really…

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Holidays on the islands in Thailand
Thailand is the main tourist center of the region, a country with a rich history and culture, a country of thousands of temples and hundreds of islands. There are really…

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Useful tips for travelers traveling in Asia
Of course, each country has its own special nuances, but there are common ones for the whole of Asia that are best observed. Traveling in Asia Avoiding Food Poisoning According…

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