The couple gave up their home and office in exchange for living in a converted Ford Transit
Some modern people are so tired of the city that they are ready to leave their life and completely abandon civilization. A canadian couple decided to take such a drastic…

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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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Concepts originally from the USSR that have not been heard of abroad
Today, it is customary to scold the times of the Soviet Union. They say that everything was bad then, but today it is much better. Everyone is free to remain…

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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

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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An American woman turned an old ramshackle bus into an eco-house on wheels
To have the house of your dreams, some people just get it by inheritance, others carefully select options and purchase it, but there are enthusiasts who build their own hands…

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There is a capsule hotel in Vnukovo, or how to relax at the airport without leaving the transit zone
Travelers who frequently use the services of the airport, well aware of how difficult it is to spend a long time waiting for your flight. The largest air hubs have…

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10 secluded and fabulous houses where you can be alone
There are moments in life when you really want to retire, close yourself from the busy world in your home, which is far from civilization,to relax and relax. Many still…

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