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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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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Guide to Sicily: uncharted routes on a yacht
Sicily, the largest island in the Mediterranean, is not far from the toe of the Italian boot. The island is washed by three seas: the Ionian, the Mediterranean, and the…

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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 and fierce competition, but also politics and even climate change.
The founder of the company, cook, believed that if the railway offered cheaper fares, it would allow more people from a lower class to travel, and thus people would drink less, use less drugs, and reach more for knowledge and education. he tried to make travel easier, cheaper, and safer
Thomas Cook has a long and colorful history. 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

Traditions of Russian patronage and hospitality are being revived in Jerusalem

Now all those who come to Jerusalem from Russia tend to visit the Sergievsky farmstead. This amazing place, a corner of Russia in the heart of the Holy Land, gives a sense of home to both Russians and local residents who have long considered it their own.

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The courtyard of the courtyard with a beautiful Park and towers that look like chess rooks is known to all Jerusalem residents. Continue reading

Spain closes beaches due to deadly jellyfish
At the height of the swimming season, many tourists from the cold North of Europe are forced to look longingly at the beautiful water of Spanish beaches, not daring to…

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Tourists bathed in the "Galician Chernobyl" and suddenly poisoned
What do the old pond near Novosibirsk and the lake in Spanish Galicia have in common? They are unrealistically beautiful and extremely toxic, and even here this summer and attracts…

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What places to visit for tourists in Sri Lanka?
This exotic island attracts a variety of tourists. In addition to the picturesque nature, you can find entertainment and excursions for every taste... Luxury beach holidays are combined with excursions…

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Our pensioner abroad: the main thing - care and optimism!
Vladimir Tsaran lives in Nikolsk, Penza region, Russia. He is 71 years old, a journalist, retired... Gdansk Bay, Poland He did not leave his profession after retiring in 2013.he publishes…

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