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Tours in Thailand

The ancient name of the Kingdom of Thailand . which sounds like Siam, familiar to many. The country is located in the heart of Southeast Asia and is famous for its beautiful tropical climate, pristine nature, which is wonderfully coexists with modern civilization and ancient monuments. The climate is never very hot, and once selecting a tour to Thailand, you can relax from wordly vanity and to plunge into tranquility.

General information about Thailand

Here peculiar customs, its own religion and very delicious food. The location of Thailand on the Indochina Peninsula means that it is the Indian ocean, the Andaman sea and the Gulf of Thailand . Thailand is called the country of the elephant, as its shape reminiscent of the head of this large animal. The symbol of the Kingdom is a white elephant. The local population is Thais, the Malays, Chinese and others. Practiced in Thailand is Buddhism, and there is an absolute plethora of Buddhist temples.

If you are going to undertake tours to Thailand, think about what you expect from this trip. Because there and a wonderful beach stay all year round and the opportunity to get involved in the meditations, change your lifestyle, improve health, and also have the opportunity to explore local culture Continue reading

Landmarks of Asia

Large expanses of Asia are fraught with mysterious traces of many ancient civilizations. From here began the conquest of the world, Tamerlane the Great and Genghis Khan, and it was here that Alexander the great suffered the most crushing defeat. The word “Asia” as if imbued with an amazing variety of fantastic legends, tales, Oriental mysteries, luxury, centuries-old wisdom, a philosophy, exotic religions and unique culture of the peoples. Sights Asia . as and attractions of Russia for Asian, will be really interesting for the Russians and Europeans who vacation in Asia is sure to surprise you with something pleasant and unexpected. What to see in Asia ?

The great Wall of China was, is and will be the hallmark not only of China. in whose territory it is located, but also throughout Asia. The wall runs directly along the border of the state and is well-protected area. Opened to tourists just a few places located near Beijing. The great Wall is a truly spectacular sight, and by merit is considered one of the great wonders of the world.

The forbidden City in Beijing is the world’s largest Palace complex. Its total area of 720 thousand square meters, and the number of rooms is equal to 9999. From the Imperial Palace was ruled by China for 24 emperors of the Ming Continue reading

5 reasons to visit Japan

Japan — “land of the rising sun”. It is striking in its history, traditions, way of life. Reasons to visit her a lot, but perhaps I’ll try to name five basic.

Japan is rich in its traditions and customs, so to list them all is impossible. For many years in Japan brought a sense of beauty, which became a kind of religious worship beauty. Hence, such traditions as: khans — admiring flowers; tsukimi dreams of becoming — admiring the moon; ukemi — admiring the snow. The Japanese themselves feel that their sense of beauty, which is transmitted from generation to generation, is property of the Japanese people that foreigners can only admire.

Traditional tea ceremony (oil) belongs to the unique arts and customs. Oil – strictly painted ritual involving tea master who brews tea and pours it, and those who are present at the same time and then drink. In Japan there are many forms of tea ceremony, however, strictly established only a few: night tea, tea at sunrise, evening tea, morning tea, afternoon tea, special tea.

Sakura — the symbol of Japan and Japanese culture. Image of flower is used everywhere: on hats students and the military, the coins are in denominations of 100 yen, on the arms of the police and armed forces. Sakura is also the symbol of feminine beauty and youth.

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North and South Korea
Asia is not just China and Japan But do not forget that there is another major region of the world that is not only less contradictory, but perhaps even more…

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Top 10 most unusual ways of greeting
Travellers wishing to explore the traditional methods of greeting different nationalities and tribes, must be ready for anything. Not to be trapped, we bring you 10 most unusual ways of…

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The History of Korean martial arts
P o comparison with China or Japan in Korea to have survived much less reliable historical information. From classical treatises have survived, only one was created quite late, in 1789,…

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