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5 exotic countries, where you will venture to visit not every aspiring traveler (and for good reason)
We do not mean any extreme or particularly dangerous areas in which experienced travelers feel uncomfortable, to say nothing about beginners. Passion.ru I talked with travel-experts and found out what exotic expanses should pay attention to those who have been only in the near abroad and very much dreams (but is afraid) to visit something unusual and memorable.
Start immediately with heavy “artillery.” You, too, as a child parents scared phrase that if you do not obey, they will send you to Africa, where danger lurks at every turn? Many people, remembering their childhood fears, do not dare to visit this amazing country in the end, and in vain. There is no, vigilance, lose, of course, not worth, but, however, as and in any other place on a map. Travelers who first found themselves in Tanzania, enthusiastically talk about how they watched the first rays of the sun, being right in the crater of the volcano Ngorongoro, extinct more than 2.5 million years ago, or how they met a herd of graceful antelopes, wayward zebras, original hyenas, Royal leopards, stunning flamingos and, of course, lions. And after the end of all the words of admiration from the contemplation of African nature, you can go straight to the Maasai to see how and what today lives this tribe, learn to dance and welcome to understand what the real “African passion”.
If you at least once managed to visit Peru, then, for sure, Bolivia will seem not so exotic to you. But, unlike its “neighbor”, this country is the highest in the southern hemisphere, different stunning scenery, from which literally breathtaking and dizzy. If you still dare to visit Bolivia, then get ready to admire the incredible lagoons, inhabited by pink flamingos, learn to dance local dances, have fun with the local population during one of the colorful carnivals, make friends with cute alpacas, buy something from traditional outfits and Souvenirs, as well as visit the salt desert of Uyuni. These impressions will be enough for you to talk about them with pride to your friends and family. Continue reading
Surely each of you have provided, how (and when) will hear the cherished love. And it is desirable that it was done in some romantic place, so you can then tell your children and grandchildren that your love story was like a beautiful film. And if you are also planning something such surprise your soul mate, then look at our rating of the most suitable for this purpose European cities.
“Paris, I love you!”- the first thing you want to shout, barely getting off the plane. Indeed, the capital of France seems to be imbued with an atmosphere of love and romance. If you want to impress your soul mate, then in the morning drink a Cup of coffee with a fragrant croissant in one of the many street cafes, then walk together on the Champs Elysees, in the evening to climb the Eiffel tower and there, looking at the picturesque outlines of the city, to say the cherished words. And to end this wonderful day you can taste local delicacies in some restaurant with Michelin stars and a walk through the Central streets.
One of the most beautiful Italian cities and the birthplace of Casanova is also created for passionate confessions and expressions of their feelings. Be sure that it is here that you will be able to impress your soul mate – the recognition made during walks through the numerous canals or on St. mark’s square, will be remembered as one of the happiest moments in life. And to consolidate success, take a walk through the cozy streets, and in the evening book a table in a restaurant overlooking the Grand Canal.
It would seem that where else to confess his love, if not in the city, sung by Shakespeare, the birthplace of Montague and Capulet. It is here that you can plunge into the world of Romeo and Juliet, walk through the streets, where young lovers once roamed, get to the balcony of Juliet, say beautiful words of love and confirm them with a passionate kiss. And to consolidate their feelings, you can hang the lock and the key will certainly throw into the river – then, according to the legend, your love will last forever. Continue reading
From relaxing at the all-season resort to watching a spectacular performance: what you can do in two days in St. Petersburg
To go to St. Petersburg for the weekend or holidays has become commonplace for Muscovites. Four hours by train “Sapsan” — and here you are in the capital of Peter’s luxury and balls Catherine’s era. Today, however, St. Petersburg is not only trips to countless museums, boat trips along the Neva river and excursions to the luxurious Imperial palaces. Peter is rapidly developing, becoming more and more modern: now they go to the Northern capital for the sake of modern Spa resorts, unique hotels, new gastronomic sensations. Passion.ru tells where to stay, eat, relax and spend a couple of days in the city on the Neva river and its surroundings.
Where to stay
The latest trend among tourists is the choice of accommodation is intimate and cosy hotels. If you also want something new and unusual, then boutique hotels are the best option. They are usually located in the buildings of old mansions with a rich history. Each room is a unique design project. One of these hotels, which we found in St. Petersburg – DOM BOUTIQUE HOTEL on Gangutskaya street, a few minutes from the Summer Palace of Peter I. It is located in a former Apartment building of the XIX century. Dom BOUTIQUE HOTEL received its first guests in 2016, and despite the fact that the building was renovated, every corner of it seems imbued with history.
The design of the hotel, as well as rooms, where each piece of furniture was created by a special sketch, was developed by London professionals. In the lobby of the hotel guests pass on the real marble floor, and in rooms — on a parquet from natural breeds of a tree. Each room has its own highlight: a bright yellow wardrobe, or red chairs, or elegant black tiles in the bathroom. Someone may think that the decor of the hotel and rooms is quite defiant and too bright, but undoubtedly it is impressive. Continue reading