Because at least once in my life I had to look at the place where Bjork was born and raised. In addition, Iceland poured relentlessly from friends and acquaintances’ tapes with woolen horses, blue ice and Martian landscapes – and I decided to channel envy towards them in a productive way.
How to go?
It is better to attend to plane tickets in advance, because Iceland is not at all the country to which they break away a week before the trip. I bought my FinnAir tickets for six months, they cost me $ 400 (tickets from Vilnius with a transfer will cost about the same amount, however, you can buy them a few weeks before the trip – 34travel). We had to fly with a change: the road from Moscow to Helsinki took a little more than an hour and a half, and from Helsinki to Keflavik (the main airport of Reykjavik) it took another 1.5 hours. Continue reading
It is hard to imagine another country so contrasting and alluring. You can drive it in one day, watching how the green hilly landscapes in the north give way to the desert and sea panoramas. But despite its compact size, Israel has contained everything that tourists can only dream of. Holidays in this Middle Eastern country are ideal for those who seek the sea and beaches, are interested in history and culture, want to improve their health, as well as for pilgrims, lovers of shopping and gastronomic tourism.
Interesting facts about Israel: Continue reading
Is Azerbaijan still Europe or is it Asia? If the question is relevant to you, we can safely assume that you have not been to this country yet. Travelers who have already seen Azerbaijan are no longer given to them – not because they found the answer, they just have completely different priorities. For example, as if to go here one more time or two and where else to go here.
But still, all the same: Europe or Asia? The answer of the geographer-orthodox: “Asia Minor” is as accurate as it is useless. In fact, Azerbaijan is Azerbaijan. This is Old Baku, where all the Turkish scenes of the “Diamond Hand” were filmed (it’s the same now, neither give nor take – Istanbul), and pictures of Baku New Street, especially the evening, can easily be mistaken for Central European. These are perfectly preserved Zoroastrian temples, which are older than many world religions. These are 40 recipes of an authentic Azerbaijani pilaf, which we rightly put in one paragraph with history and culture: firstly, it is also history and culture, and even what, and secondly, what delicious it is here! Continue reading