Church of the Holy Spirit: prayers of Roxolana, appearance of the Virgin and church services in the museum
The Rogatinsky Church of the Holy Spirit in the Carpathian region is one of the oldest in Ukraine. It was built over 500 years ago from oak planks and without…

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How to eat snails, or why Transcarpathians need French delicacies
The opening of the first snail farm in Transcarpathia in Nizhny Selishte made a fuss - the ubiquitous journalists, curious tourists, and those who were "annoyed" reached out for it:…

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Two decades at Lemkovo Vatra
For almost two decades, one event in the Ternopil region has been collecting 20-30 thousand visitors from year to year. This is the All-Ukrainian festival of Lemkovo culture "Dzvoni Lemkivschini",…

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Janice Vaugh

Tourist invasion threatens five world attractions

The authorities of the countries in which these attractions are located are taking measures to prevent crowds of tourists from destroying them.
This year, Thailand and the Philippines announced the closure of several resorts that are incredibly popular with tourists.

But this is not all – a number of European cities, including Venice and Dubrovnik, as well as the Isle of Skye in Scotland complained that they barely survive in the conditions of tourist invasion.

The BBC presented a list of five popular tourist destinations whose well-being is at risk due to an increase in the number of visitors. Continue reading

“Come back to sleep”

The life of Kharkiv Yuriy Ignatov is like a dream – outlandish corners of the world, funny companies and colorful photos. He made travels not only his hobby, but also his work.

About how he succeeded, in special places on Earth and in relations with his family, the power of tolerance and love for people, as well as on the reverse side of the coin, Ignatov told the publication Observer.

How it all started

I was born and raised in Kharkov. I never wanted to follow in the footsteps of medical parents, so I studied in Kiev at the Faculty of Informatics of the KPI. For a long time he was engaged in macroeconomics in the civil service. Our research was related to the automation of analytical processes, so I worked almost in my specialty. Continue reading

Knights of the Dnieper rapids

The Dnieper rapids now rest under the deep waters of the main river of Ukraine. And there was a time when, over 80 kilometers from Yekaterinoslav to Khortitsa, the Dnieper was blocked by stone rocks protruding from the water. Only specially trained pilot-pilots could get around them. The center of this dangerous profession was the village of Pilot Kamenka (now it is the southern suburb of Dnipro). After the construction of the Dnieper Dam in 1932, the rapids were flooded, and the profession became unnecessary. The descendants of the pilots are now very proud of their ancestors. We offer to go to places where the glorious Dnieper knights lived. Continue reading

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…

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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…

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Around the Öresund Strait
Öresund - the strait that separates Denmark from Sweden. In its narrowest sections, it seems that literally a stone's throw to a neighboring country on the opposite bank. You are…

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The monastery where King Daniel prayed
Today we will lead you along the paths that King Daniel of Galich and bishops with metropolitans, European monarchs and Kiev street children, Prussian soldiers and rural schoolchildren walked along.…

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