Saint-Tropez: a resort renowned for the movies
What do we know about Saint-Tropez? Of course, that this is an expensive, beautiful and fashionable resort on the Mediterranean coast, located on the French Riviera. What else? Perhaps someone…

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Autumn of the Middle Ages
In theory, history is a continuous process. But in practice there are many gaps and gaping voids in it. In the National Museum of the Middle Ages in Paris, known…

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The whole truth about the English Channel
The English Channel connects the two largest countries in Europe - France and the UK. The length of the strait is 578 km, and the width is from 32 km…

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Monthly Archives: October 2017

Travel agencies and information in Europe

In all European countries, more or less extensive networks of tourist offices have been operating for a long time. In them, tourists can get information about local attractions, hotels, sightseeing and entertainment programs, purchase free maps, buy theater tickets, books, souvenirs. The functions of such travel agencies in different states are somewhat different. Everything depends on the degree of promotion of the country as a tourist destination, on the budget allocated for their maintenance, and on the peculiarities of the national mentality. Continue reading

All in amusement parks!

Today amusement parks are a powerful segment of the tourist business with a turnover of billions of dollars. These are huge complexes, which include, in addition to attractions, their own infrastructure for receiving and serving tourists – hotels, restaurants, shops and even travel agencies.The pioneers of this concept in the entertainment industry were parks that appeared in the second half of the 50s in the United States. Today, there are only about 20 in Orlando (Florida). Continue reading

Archeology in French
The profession of an archaeologist in France can be obtained at special faculties at the universities of Paris, Lyon, Strasbourg or Lille. It should be borne in mind that the…

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Street "Paradise"
Perhaps this is the most famous street in the world. In any case, it is believed that the world is divided into those who have been there and those who…

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Saint-Tropez: a resort renowned for the movies
What do we know about Saint-Tropez? Of course, that this is an expensive, beautiful and fashionable resort on the Mediterranean coast, located on the French Riviera. What else? Perhaps someone…

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How to severely save on food in Paris
I was pushed to write this post by several entries in this community that food is expensive in Paris. In general, this post was thought of as a long-beautiful list…

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