Holidays in Courchevel - for different tastes and wallets
The scandal with the Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov, which happened several years ago, made the French Courchevel in the minds of our compatriots a symbol of super-expensive vacation, accessible only…

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Prague
The level of comfort and service in Prague hotels does not always correspond to the declared star rating. Meals are usually based on breakfast (not the most satisfying "European" option).…

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Meet Montenegro!
Your tour to this Balkan country can be active, informative and short, or it may have a more relaxed “country format” more familiar to our compatriots. Montenegrins are a few…

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Sights of Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan is our close neighbor. This country has not only a common border with Russia, but a common historical past, and many spiritual, economic and humanitarian ties. However, how much do we know about modern Azerbaijan?

Sights of Azerbaijan

Any tourist route in Azerbaijan begins in Baku. Sights in the capital of Azerbaijan, as they say, for every taste. Tourists are primarily attracted by Icheri Sheher – an ancient residential quarter behind the fortress wall, in which about 1300 Azerbaijani families live today.

Icheri Sheher – the so-called “Old City” in Baku

On the territory of Icheri Sheher, which is part of the so-called Old Town, there are dozens of historical monuments, among which the most famous are the Maiden Tower and the Shirvanshahs Palace. Continue reading

Parisians guard historical harmony

About how historical architectural monuments are loved and protected in Paris, our compatriots living or visiting the capital of France speak and write a lot and willingly …

Parisians guard historical harmony

Recently, a new incentive has appeared for these conversations. Two ministries of culture, France and Russia, made a statement on the revision of the previously agreed project for the construction of a five-domed Orthodox church on the Seine embankment. This ambitious project, personally supervised by President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, in the opinion of French architects, who were supported by the mayor of Paris, Bertrand Delano, “violates the historical harmony of development” of the city.

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Israel: must-see places
The area of ​​Israel by our standards is quite small, but there are so many historical places on its territory that it is almost impossible to visit them in a…

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Buda Castle in Budapest
Buda Castle is a historic castle of Hungarian kings, which rises in the territory of Budapest. Once it was called the Royal Palace and the Royal Castle ... Buda Castle…

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Unusual and beautiful places of Russia
Russia is the country with the largest territory in the world. There are nine climatic zones on this territory, from arctic deserts to subtropics. The nature of Russia is surprisingly…

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Sights of Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan is our close neighbor. This country has not only a common border with Russia, but a common historical past, and many spiritual, economic and humanitarian ties. However, how much…

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