10 proofs that Germany is almost a parallel universe
Many of us have often heard about a special way of life in Germany, different from our own. And there are jokes about the prudence and pedantry of the Germans.…

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16 practical tips that will be useful for everyone who is going on a trip for the first time
Recently, more and more people can afford to travel to other countries. And if for some flights on a plane have already become the norm of life, others will have…

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16 practical tips that will be useful for everyone who is going on a trip for the first time
Recently, more and more people can afford to travel to other countries. And if for some flights on a plane have already become the norm of life, others will have…

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Monthly Archives: March 2018

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

9 unpleasant aspects that Paris disappoints tourists

Perhaps, in any list of attractions that you need to visit at least once in your life, Paris is at the top of the list. People are attracted to the Eiffel tower, the Louvre, and Versailles. But behind the beautiful picture hides a harsh reality. We have collected 9 unpleasant aspects that Paris disappoints tourists with.

1. FrenchwomenNumerous books and films have formed a fairly bright and stable image of what the average French woman looks like. This is an elegant, well-groomed and self-aware girl in a beige coat, beautiful shoes,with a scarf around her neck and a beret. When you directly find yourself in Paris, you will be disappointed, because in reality, French women look completely normal. Continue reading

An intriguing story of a lonely house on a deserted island in Iceland
Since the discovery of the white house on the expanse of one of the Islands of the Vestmannaeyar archipelago, it has become an object with a lot of stories and…

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How do people live on Islands that only fit one house
The Thousand Islands national Park, located on the territory of two countries, is represented by an area of 2000 square kilometers of simply indescribable beauty. These are 1,864 Islands, scattered…

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A young couple voluntarily gave up their home to make a house on wheels out of an old truck
Now you will not see any original houses, which until recently were an ordinary sea container, a car trailer, a bus or even a truck. So a young couple who…

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12 things in Poland that will be a real surprise for tourists
As a rule, when it comes to Poland, the imagination draws a neutral country with a measured lifestyle of its population. However, this is not really the case. Even seasoned…

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