Why do you need to go back into the Dead Sea. Plus 6 more rules
Swimming in the Dead Sea in Israel can be at least unpleasant and at least fatal, if you do not follow certain rules. Travelers who have already been there explain…

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3 main sights of Vladimir
Vladimir is one of the most ancient cities of the Russian Federation. The city is located on the Klyazma River. For the first time it is mentioned in chronicles dating…

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Cheaper for nothing: 6 countries with the lowest mortgages
While you doom sighingly, counting down the next mortgage payment for your apartment and counting how much money has already been overpaid to the bank, in other countries they are…

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Museum of Mummies in Mexico: Panopticon of Death

The mummy museum in the Mexican city of Guanajuato is a tourist attraction that causes conflicting emotions. The main exhibits of the museum are the bodies of people who died in a 100-year period (from the 30s of the 19th century to the middle of the 20th century), displayed under glass windows. Mummification of corpses occurred naturally, due to the arid climate and soil composition. The museum’s fund consists of 111 mummified bodies, but only half are displayed in the halls.

In 1865, the city authorities issued a decree under which each grave was taxed. Relatives of the deceased were required to pay a certain amount for extending the stay of the dead in the cemetery. In those cases when relatives refused to pay or were absent in principle, the cemetery workers opened the graves and exhumed the corpses. Many of the bodies were well preserved – there were hair, teeth and nails, and some even had clothes and shoes, and therefore were demolished in a separate room. Continue reading

Card payment abroad: what you need to know?
Going on a trip abroad, we take with us a supply of money. And, of course, it’s better not to mess with cash, but to deposit funds into the account.…

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How to get compensation for canceled or delayed flights
Stories when a flight is canceled or delayed are not isolated. Therefore, you should familiarize yourself with your rights and be sure that you can demand not only monetary compensation,…

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How to get compensation for canceled or delayed flights
Stories when a flight is canceled or delayed are not isolated. Therefore, you should familiarize yourself with your rights and be sure that you can demand not only monetary compensation,…

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How to combine travel and work: professions for travelers
You work - there is no time to travel, you do not work - there is nothing to travel. There is a sadder option: you work, and you have no…

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