Yellow underpants, clinking pots, changing names: 16 quirky new year traditions from around the world
New year is a truly international holiday, because it is celebrated in almost all countries of the world. But each nation has its own traditions of celebration. And if for…

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7 already irrelevant tips for tourists, after listening to which, you need to do the opposite
Children are looking forward to holidays and birthday gifts. But these emotions modestly pale in comparison with the dreams of adults about a long-awaited vacation. It seems that for them…

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New Zealand bloggers have turned a decommissioned ambulance into a cozy travel home
For travel lovers, there are no barriers, especially if they have like-minded people who dream of the same things. Young new Zealand travel bloggers Alexis and Flavi were carried away…

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Yellow underpants, clinking pots, changing names: 16 quirky new year traditions from around the world

New year is a truly international holiday, because it is celebrated in almost all countries of the world. But each nation has its own traditions of celebration. And if for some they are familiar and understandable, then others are puzzled. We have collected 16 quirky new year customs from different parts of the world.

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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

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12 things in Poland that will be a real surprise for tourists
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