Why was America called America?
As you know, the discoverer of the American continent, Christopher Columbus, did not call the land discovered by him his name, because he considered it the East coast of Asia,…

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How to choose the right travel backpack?
We are all well aware of heavy bags or backpacks. It is enough to remember trips to the country or trips to nature, it can be Hiking, hunting, fishing, rafting…

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Why was Brazil named Brazil?
The official name of the country is the Federal Republic of Brazil. Originally, after the discovery of this South American country in 1500 by the Portuguese Navigator Pedro Cabral, it…

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All about Tax-free returns: how to apply for and get tax free

Shopping abroad is an integral part of many Russian tourists ‘ holidays. But not all of them know that you can save money on a Tax Free refund.

Tax Free or Tax-Free is an international system for the refund of value-added tax, known in our country as VAT. It is returned from purchases made by foreign citizens in 46 countries when leaving their territories. Continue reading

Which countries are included in the"Golden triangle"?
The Golden triangle is a geographical area located in the mountains at the junction of the borders of three countries in South-East Asia: Laos, Thailand and Myanmar. This place has…

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Why do I need to choose special shoes for a hike?
Regular sneakers and sneakers for a hike will not work. Using such shoes leads to a lot of trouble during tracking, and ultimately leads to difficulties for the entire group.…

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Why are there so many Chinese?
Indeed, the population of the people's Republic of China alone (and Chinese people live outside its borders) has already exceeded 1.3 billion people and continues to grow. However, it is…

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How many countries were part of the USSR?
At different times, the number of countries (called Union republics) that were part of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) varied. At the time of the collapse of the…

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