Weekend in Karelia: what to visit?
Karelia is an amazing and picturesque region in the North-West of Russia. On its territory there are more than 50 thousand lakes and more than 25 thousand rivers. Forests here…

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10 valuable recommendations that you need to take note of all novice tourists
Summer is the time to travel on vacation. New countries, new sensations - all this should give you positive energy. And to leave was not overshadowed by unforeseen circumstances, we…

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Transportation of a patient from a foreign clinic under a tourist health insurance policy
Together with the experts of the insurance company ERV found out in what cases and in what ways the evacuation of sick tourists from abroad and how much it can…

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Monthly Archives: May 2017

In the West of China in smartphones, travelers are forced to put a spy app

Apple is unlikely to want to admit this, but according to eyewitnesses, it is the iPhones that Chinese border guards spend the least time hacking…

In the West of China in smartphones, travelers are forced to put a spy app
They do it routinely, with the help of new, but already standard equipment. And the opinions of the owners of smartphones do not even ask – all who cross the border of Xinjiang-Uygur district, forced to take the devices to the procedure of introduction of spyware. And while tourists are indignant, local sigh – now this is the norm.
Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous region is not a tourist Paradise. Yes, there are a few ecotourism ventures, and rack up a dozen of scenic spots, but the rest is mountains and desert. It is windy, cold, boring and dangerous, because the Chinese authorities are not the first year trying to extinguish the inflating light of separatism among the local population. But first, violators of the order still need to catch, and this is the largest and least populated region of China. So we have to actively use modern technology surveillance. Continue reading

The water in lake Baikal is toxic. Who is to blame?

Lake Baikal is considered one of the main natural heritage of Russia. Deepest lake in Siberia, one of the oldest on the planet, the provision of clean drinking water for many years, but… today is most often featured in the media with the scandalous information reasons in the spirit of “Baikal porasprodali Chinese” and “factories for the bottling of drinking water to empty lake Baikal” and others.
Sensation of the last days: lake Baikal, the largest natural reservoir of fresh water on the planet, is poisoned! According to the Director of the Limnological (azerbaidzhanskogo — ed.) Institute of the Siberian branch of RAS Andrei Fedotov, Baikal water can not be drunk. The concentration of bacteria releasing toxic substances exceeded the limits of permissible values. Continue reading

Controversial semi-erect seat in the low-cost airlines – the inevitable?

At the Paris air show, the Italian design company Avio Interiors presented not just the third generation of skyrider seats, but made an offer to low-cost airlines, which will be extremely difficult to refuse…

Controversial semi-erect seat in the low-cost airlines – the inevitable?
Now the topic of discussion was not the half-standing seats themselves, but the benefits of using the new concept. It received the catchy name “ultra-economy class” and represents an unprecedented attempt to squeeze a little more money from the same ultimate resource base that is now.

Talking about the Skyrider seats are conducted for the ninth year in a row. But even such a cynical and outspoken top Manager as the head of Ryanair, Michael o’leary, only praises them and scatters promises, but in no hurry to implement the new product at home. Continue reading

Greek tax declared war on restaurateurs because of the deception of tourists
Can a couple of glasses of ordinary light table wine cost more than 200 euros? Hardly, except that the concepts of conscience and honest business are completely absent... Greek tax…

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Regions Bali for a beach holiday and surfing
The Indonesian island of Bali has long gained fame as the "last Paradise on earth", where, as befits such a status, there is everything in abundance... Regions Bali for a…

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Travel to Rome: tips for tourists and interesting facts
Some cities are irretrievably lost in the intricacies of history. But Rome is history itself, a majestic Empire that triumphed over the most vivid cultural and historical events that shaped…

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12 reasons to holiday in Brighton
Everything is possible if you go to Brighton — a fashionable seaside resort, where representatives of famous aristocratic families and even historical figures traditionally rested... Brighton, a fashionable seaside resort…

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