Excursion tourism in Israel
Israel-this Promised Land seems to attract tourists from all over the world. Although Israel is famous for its resort areas of three seas and a warm climate, yet in the…

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Baikal Majestic Tours to Baikal lake from Irkutsk
Ecotourism in the Leningrad region
Sometimes you get so tired of the hustle and bustle of the metropolis that you want to hide somewhere in a secluded secluded place where there is no telephone and…

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Hotel Romani in Moscow
In an eco-friendly and quiet area of Izmailovo, a ten-minute walk from Pervomayskaya metro station and Lilac Garden, is a four-star Romani-hotel. Visitors are offered an unforgettable stay in one…

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Seven wonders of Russia: Baikal

Baikal is a unique Russian lake, which undoubtedly rightfully takes its place in the list of “Seven wonders of Russia”.

Seven wonders of Russia: Baikal
Baikal is:

– the deepest lake on our planet (recorded maximum depth of lake Baikal-1642 meters);

– the largest natural reservoir of fresh water (almost 20% of all world reserves of lake fresh water are concentrated in lake Baikal);

– one of the largest lakes in the world by water surface area (Baikal ranks seventh in the list of the largest lakes by area). Continue reading

Seven wonders of the world: Temple of Artemis in Ephesus

Temple of Artemis in Ephesus — an ancient temple built in the ancient Greek city of Ephesus (in our days — the city of Selcuk in Turkey). The temple was so large and beautiful that contemporaries began to call it the wonder of the world, so the Temple of Artemis of Ephesus was in the classic list of “Seven wonders of the world”.

Temple of Artemis in Ephesus-wonder of the world
The temple appeared in Ephesus is no coincidence: from time immemorial in this area worshiped the goddess of fertility, which was called “the Great Mother”. Even before the Greeks, a sanctuary was built here for the ancient goddess. When the Ionian Greeks came to these lands, they decided that the Great Mother was Artemis, and in the sixth century BC they began to build a huge temple in honor of their goddess on the site of an ancient sanctuary. Continue reading

Mosh krechun — one Santa Claus in the two countries

In the article “Winter wizards in different countries of the world” we have already told about Santa Claus from Moldova and Romania. This nice old man named Moshe Craciun (father Christmas) wears a red fleece coat and high hat kushma from sheep’s fur, like a General’s hat and on his feet — boots-Postol. Accompanied by magical grandpa granddaughter the snow maiden, and a little lamb.

Mosh krechun is very religious — he spends all his free time praying to God for the triumph of good. In the new year holidays the magic elder gives gifts to children of Moldova and Romania. It turns out that on a festive night he needs to have time to “serve” two countries at once. This is a difficult and responsible job! But if you believe the legends, then the good grandfather is not a job, it is my favourite thing. However, the legends of Krechun in Romania and Moldova are slightly different. Continue reading

Uzbekistan-Central Asia with Oriental flavor
They say that appetite comes with eating, as well as with travel: the more you travel, the more you want to see different countries, beautiful cities, unusual sights and interesting…

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Golden ring of Russia
How did the Golden ring of Russia appear? The circular route connecting the ancient cities of Russia was invented by the journalist Yuri Bychkov. In the autumn of 1967, he…

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Junket tours
We have already told our regular readers about the different popular destinations of tourism: - health tourism, - gastronomic tourism, - extreme tourism, - ecotourism, - shopping tours, Fortuna tours…

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Mosh krechun — one Santa Claus in the two countries
In the article "Winter wizards in different countries of the world" we have already told about Santa Claus from Moldova and Romania. This nice old man named Moshe Craciun (father…

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