City "exquisite details
I love and know Vinnitsa well, but I was amazed at the exact wording of Larisa Ivshina, with whom we recently had the opportunity to walk through the streets during…

Continue reading →

Noble estates of Kharkov region: both beauty and pain of loss
There are surprisingly picturesque corners in the Kharkov region, in which there are former noble estates, once abandoned by their masters. When you come here, you are covered by a…

Continue reading →

"Sea" vacation ... away from the sea
EAST, TO BLUE LAKES The Elizavetovsky pit of the Man-made Blue Lakes in Ukraine cannot be counted: there are both in the Kiev region, and in the Cherkasy, Kirovograd, Zhytomyr…

Continue reading →

borrowed abroad

Museum night in Vienna

Vienna is a city where classical music seems to be frozen in stone. Mozart and Beethoven, Schubert and Strauss, Brahms and Haydn lived and worked here. Whatever music is played in your headphones while walking through the local streets, Vienna will set you up for the corresponding aristocratic mood with its elegant atmosphere. And then, as in the menu of a gourmet restaurant, you yourself will choose which Vienna you want to meet.

Despite the fact that the city is large enough, it’s more interesting to explore it on foot.

Stephansplatz – an electronic scoreboard and an unobtrusive female voice in the car suggests that it is time to go out. All Vienna metro stations are minimalist in design and practical in essence. As we climbed up the escalator and stairs, the man in the wheelchair was already ahead of us, using the elevator. There are no turnstiles in the subway (U-Bahn local), and supervisors are extremely rare. In the end, the Austrians themselves do not fit in the head, how can you not pay for the fare. Continue reading

Budget weekend in Prague

Yes, it sounds corny, but Prague is a fairy tale. And there are people who love her the most. Despite Paris, Amsterdam or Rome. And how to describe this magic?

The capital of the Czech Republic is incredibly fascinating in winter. We advise you to visit it precisely during Advent, when ancient narrow streets are shrouded in garlands, the aromas of the sweet tealotnik and the whole city is filled with incredible energy.

Prague will require several days of your attention. And sleepless nights! And that will not be enough. Of course, wherever you look, architectural wonders and little secrets are everywhere. Continue reading

Shukhov Tower

Today’s “Point on the map” is indicated by a remarkable piece of engineering art of the early twentieth century – one of the surviving towers of Shukhov in Nikolaev

The Northern Black Sea region, where Nikolaev is located, always suffered from a lack of water. People who lived in these parts, differently adapted to this problem. There were natural sources, they used a certain time. But they also had a limited supply of water and dried up from time to time. Therefore, when at the beginning of the twentieth century Nikolaev as a city began to grow and develop, it became clear that he needed a constant water supply on an industrial basis. Continue reading

Glass apples in Strasbourg
In 1570, in the center of Strasbourg, near the Notre Dame de Strasbourg Cathedral, the first Christmas market was held. In those days, it was held only a few days,…

...

To not be ashamed
The number of tourists is growing from year to year. According to the forecasts of the World Tourism Organization, 2017 promises to break the next record in the number of…

...

Kvevri, Khachapuri and the sea
The flow of foreign tourists to the country is growing annually, while the Georgians themselves hardly rest at home Back in early April, more than 98% of hotels were booked…

...

Porcelain legends Baranovki
The city of Baranivka, in the southwestern part of the Zhytomyr region, is well known to ordinary residents of the region for its porcelain and generous harvests of forest blueberries.…

...