Thomas Cook: the founder's good intentions have become an exorbitant burden of responsibility for his followers
On the eve of world tourism day, one of its pioneers, the British tour operator Thomas Cook, left the market... Among the reasons for its bankruptcy were not only debt…

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Tourist gems of the Dominican Republic
Going to the Dominican Republic is worth both a beach holiday and a separate introduction to the Caribbean history and culture, Dominican nature and modern attractions... The colonial city of…

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Almost a day in the clouds: how to make a long flight comfortable
In 2013, Singapore Airlines performed the longest flight. The flight was operated from Singapore to new York and lasted almost 18 hours... At first, due to the high cost of…

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Monthly Archives: October 2018

Almost a day in the clouds: how to make a long flight comfortable

In 2013, Singapore Airlines performed the longest flight. The flight was operated from Singapore to new York and lasted almost 18 hours…

At first, due to the high cost of fuel, the direction was closed. However, in October 2018, flights resumed.

In addition, there are other long flights: from Australia to London (16 hours 29 minutes, carrier – Qantas), from the capital of Qatar to Auckland, New Zealand (16 hours 30 minutes, carrier Qatar Airways). Continue reading

Best places to stay in Armenia in the summer of 2019

In recent years, Armenia has become one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Many tourists, particularly from the former CIS countries, prefer to stay in Armenia to other famous resorts.

Holidays in Armenia

This is not surprising, because it is here that guests of the country have the opportunity to spend a full vacation in the lap of luxurious nature, go on extreme hikes, mountain climbing and make an unforgettable gastronomic tour. Armenia is rich in historical, cultural and religious sites belonging to different time periods. Continue reading

“Throw an eagle on a mobile phone”, or how to help Siberian ornithologists

To study the migration of steppe birds, scientists use GPS devices that send text messages…

Until recently, there were no difficulties with this, and this year one of the birds went to Iran. Since sending SMS from there is not cheap, the entire budget for the year was spent on research in October. In order to continue tracking, we initiated the campaign “Throw an eagle on a mobile phone”.

Scientists have long studied the movements of steppe eagles, because they are red-book. Thanks to the GPS devices that each bird of prey has, data with their coordinates comes every day. Continue reading

Transportation of a patient from a foreign clinic under a tourist's medical insurance policy
Together with the experts of the insurance company ERV, we found out in what cases and in what ways the evacuation of sick tourists from abroad is carried out and…

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Annoying nuisance, or what not to do in smart toilets in Europe
Bio toilets are installed on the streets of Paris, which are cleaned and disinfected independently after each visitor... Annoying nuisance, or what not to do in smart toilets in Europe…

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Kamchatka: 10 places that every tourist should visit
The Kamchatka Peninsula is not only "far from everywhere". These are also unique natural landscapes, healing springs, hunting, fishing, and the ancient way of life and customs of local residents...…

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RECREATION ON LAKE BAIKAL: TOP 10 THINGS TO DO
Rest on lake Baikal, as for me, should be prescribed to all Russians. A majestic place in Russia. You can get to it by any means: by car, by train,…

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