Traveling is my passion. I often speak and write about how useful it is to be a wanderer: to open unprecedented horizons, experience new sensations, touch the history of other lands and get acquainted with the culture of distant peoples. The more we learn, the more complete and meaningful life. However, one cannot fail to voice the other side: the consumer attitude to travel. Yes – tourism is useful for human development, but is it useful for those hot spots where millions of foreigners want to spend the weekend? How does it affect tourist-friendly cities and countries? Everything is not as clear as it seems at first glance.
The dark side of travel: overtourism and tourism phobia
“Tourists, go home!”, “Stop foreigners!”, “Tourists – you are terrorists!”, “We do not want tourists!”, “Tourism destroys our city!” … Such and similar inscriptions, graffiti, banners, posters and slogans during mass protests rallied in 2017-2019, Venice, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Dubrovnik, Mallorca and Ibiza. Continue reading
Dubai is one of the most modern, wealthy and promising cities of the East. Regularly celebrities come here to rest here regularly. In addition to first-class service, in the largest city of the UAE, guests find incredible in its scope, ultra-modern architecture.
Despite the frank chic of Dubai, you can really have a great time here even having a small budget. Our helpful recommendations will help you relax comfortably and economically.
Favorable purchase of tours
So, how cheap is it to relax in Dubai? It is most advantageous to go to the city of Arab sheikhs and luxury, having previously bought a ticket for an early booking promotion, which can save up to 30%. However, in this case, it is worth starting to plan a visit to the Emirates six months before the vacation. For example, if you want to celebrate New Year in Dubai, consider offers at the very beginning of summer or earlier. Continue reading
The organization of holidays sometimes brings no less pleasure than the rest itself. And if you study in advance the general rules of preparation for the trip, pack your suitcase and complete work, days in anticipation of a long-awaited trip will fly by even faster.
Make a travel plan
Whatever vacation you are planning – beach, sightseeing, active, it is important to study information about the destination in advance. View the weather forecast for vacation dates, check the calendar of events and festivals, read about the proposed leisure options. Download offline maps and mark the attractions you want to visit.
With the introduction of a visa-free regime between Ukraine and EU countries, car trips have become very popular. In this case, the preparation of the car for the trip should include a technical inspection, the purchase of tools and spare parts in case of force majeure, the design of a “green card”. Continue reading