Country of austerity and luxury: 8 myths about life in the United Arab Emirates
Most of us are used to thinking of the United Arab Emirates as a country where everyone is surrounded by gold, and the rules of behavior are strictly regulated. However,…

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Dutch Venice-a village where there are no roads or cars
There are places in Europe where you won't see a road, hear the roar of engines, or breathe exhaust fumes. This is not a fantasy or a dream! In the…

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12 popular tourist cities that in reality can be very disappointing
Perhaps every one of us at least once dreamed of being in Paris or Rome, imagining how he will breathe in the air, saturated with antiquity and admire the famous…

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122 days in a barrel: how a 72-year-old Frenchman crossed the Atlantic

In one of his fairy tales, the great Russian poet Alexander Sergeevich Pushkin wrote: “a Cloud in the sky goes, a barrel on the sea floats…”. And it seems that traveling by water in such an unusual way can only be a figment of the imagination of the light of Russian literature. And it is unlikely that Pushkin himself or his contemporaries could assume that in two centuries one brave Frenchman will be able to cross the Atlantic ocean in a barrel in almost six months.

In fairness, it should be clarified that attempts to cross the Atlantic on something that is not quite adapted to such a difficult journey, were previously. Continue reading

A country where no one locks the door with a key, there is no need for private clinics and military personnel
It turns out that there is a country with a way of life that reminds us of Utopia. There is free medicine, education, no army, and locking the door with…

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The most beautiful places in Europe that tourists have not yet trampled
Many people are already tired of big cities and crowded popular routes, vying with tour operators, so they are looking for an opportunity to see Europe in a quieter and…

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10 vertiginous staircases, which you will only have the courage to crawl along
As a rule, it is architectural structures that claim all the glory as attractions of any country. But sometimes the stairs leading to those very monuments deserve no less attention.…

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An American couple turned an old tarantass into luxury apartments on wheels
If it is almost impossible to find an ambulance, a fire truck or a decommissioned bus converted into residential apartments in the vast expanses of our country, then in America…

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