How to reduce the cost of staying in Italy without compromising the quality of rest?
It’s very difficult to imagine that Italy is not at all expensive, especially during the “alta stagione” (mid season). Therefore, instead of saving on what you can, denying yourself the pleasures, it is better to eliminate unnecessary expenses before departure. Financial planning of the trip is justified. To do this, you should know several features of Italian life.
1. Free admission every first Sunday of the month – “Domenica al museo”
Since July 2014, every first Sunday of the month, admission to museums, galleries, parks, archaeological sites, etc. in Italy is free. The exact information on the list of facilities free on Sundays can be found on the website of the Ministry of Culture.
2. In Italy, the express train is cheaper than the train Continue reading
The cradle of the world, Altai, has always attracted tourists, travelers, adventurers and the latest romantics with its majestic nature, millennia-old antiquities, and rich history.
It was in Altai that the history of relations between Russia and the East began, it was through Altai that all trade caravans, including the silk and tea routes, passed, and it is from Altai that the path of the nomadic peoples of Russia begins. Now there are no nomads anymore, all local residents have long been sedentary, create families, grow crops and live their full lives, so little like ours.
The ancient inhabitants of the Altai land – the Altai people – seem to us incomprehensible and mysterious, as if they are keeping some age-old secret. The wisdom of the inhabitants of the steppes living in yurts is seen in everything: in raising children, in relation to nature, to eating and gratefully accepting all the hardships of life. Continue reading
Greece is experiencing a tourist boom: the number of arrivals of tourists from abroad increased from 14.9 million in 2009 to 24.8 million in 2016. According to the Minister of Tourism of Greece Elena Kundoura, who spoke at the World Travel Market in London, it is expected that For the first time in the history of Greece, international arrivals in 2017 will exceed 27 million. According to the World Tourism and Travel Council (WTTC), the contribution of this sector to GDP in 2016 was 18.6%, and it is projected to grow to 22.4 % by 2026 – tourism development is crucial for the Greek economy.