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
Berlin is an urban metropolis where historical sights coexist with modern architecture. Here, typical Germanism of pedantry is surprisingly combined with an atmosphere of lightness and ease, which is why the German capital is often called the city of freedom.
A list of what to see interesting in Berlin can be listed for a very long time, but we tried to highlight the 10 most interesting places.
During the Cold War, Germany was divided into two parts – East and West. To mark the borders along the entire capital built the Berlin Wall. And in the fall of 2019, the Germans celebrated the 30th anniversary of its fall, when Germany again became a single state. In some areas of the city, parts of the wall were saved and turned into a kind of installation. Continue reading