Indeed, the Netherlands is often referred to as “Holland”, which is officially incorrect.
South Holland and North Holland are only two of the 12 provinces of the Netherlands.
Historically, these most economically developed provinces were also the most famous outside of the Netherlands, and so the name “Holland” has entered many European languages as the name of the country. Continue reading
The Internet is full of terrible stories about the treachery of tour operators who leave unhappy tourists in a foreign country, after robbing them. There are also stories about fraudulent guides, crooked hotel administrators, extortionate waiters, and the like.
Much less coverage is given to another topic – fraud on the part of tourists themselves, although it, as practice shows, also ” takes place…» Continue reading
Russian tourists going on vacation to Vietnam should be aware of the illegality of renting a motor vehicle with an engine capacity of more than 49 CC, as well as the financial and legal consequences in case of participation in an accident or detention by the Vietnamese police. Continue reading