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Booming medical tourism is now South Korea due to the fact that in 2007 the government adopted the law on medical tourism, allow foreigners to use the Korean health care system. Since then, the flow of patients is growing exponentially.

In the first year after adoption of the law the country was visited by 16 thousand considering treatment, in 2009-m — 55 thousand, in 2011-m already been of medical tourists goes from 100 thousand. In 2013, South Korea expects 200 thousand foreign patients, and in 2020-m — 1 million.

It is noteworthy that come to South Korea and citizens of countries with a developed level of medicine. Leader, the United States accounted for 34% of the total number of foreign patients. On the second place by the number of visits to South Korea for medical purposes, Russians — 17%. The majority Continue reading

8 of the strangest Christmas traditions around the world

There are hundreds of holiday traditions around the world, many of which You probably never heard of – the giant goat made of hay (Sweden), the witch that brings candy (Italy), the burning pile of dirt (Guatemala). We present You the top 8 most unexpected, strange, surprising and unique Christmas traditions from around the world.

The Christmas log – Catalonia, Spain

Oh my God, look at those little Tio de Nadal (Christmas log)! Yes, it’s a log with legs and a face. and a little red hat, but his name is not Pinocchio (and not even Pinocchio). It may seem like a joke that just caught on in such a tradition, but this tradition comes from an old Catalan mythology. The log is put in every Catalan home on the feast of the Immaculate Conception every 8th of December every year. Going in this period in Catalonia, will support tradition – leave food for Your little log. As you get hungry, You know! And don’t forget about the blanket, otherwise it may catch cold! And when children are not watching, hide the gifts in the wood – You’ll see a log is hollow, and, in General idea that. he poops gifts.

The night of the radishes – Oaxaca, Mexico

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May day celebrations in Japan

May day celebrations in Japan (air)

The program of the tour: May day celebrations in Japan (air)

1 day. The beginning of the tour.

Departure from Kiev.

Day 2. A walk through Osaka.

Arrival in Osaka. Meeting with the guide at the airport. Transfer to the hotel. Evening: walk in the center of Osaka, a visit to the fish restaurants. Overnight in Osaka.

Day 3. Osaka castle, aquarium.

Breakfast. Tour of Osaka (the third largest city in Japan) visit: Osaka Castle (the garden where Sakura is already in bloom), aquarium “Kaiyukan” (one of the best collections of fish in the world), buildings “Umeda sky building” observation deck. Free time. Overnight in Osaka.

Day 4. Central and Eastern Kyoto.

Breakfast. Familiarity with Kyoto – the most beautiful city of Japan. Moving to Kyoto is the most beautiful city of Japan. Inspection of the Central part of Kyoto: Nijo castle, Imperial Palace, the observation deck tower (100 metres). Examination Eastern Kyoto: Higashiyama and Kiyomizudera temples(the area near the temple), temples, Ginkakuji, Sanjusangendo, Nanzenji, gion quarter. Return to the hotel. Overnight in Osaka.

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National traditions of Korean art
The Magic of precious colors Saint-Petersburg state Institute of painting, sculpture and architecture named after I. E. Repin – the real smithy of the arts. Exhibition of works of the…

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Daily life in Japanese
To begin with, than go in. Go in a literal sense. The fact is that when entering a Japanese house, you can find your step in the hallway – genkan…

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Daily life in Japanese
To begin with, than go in. Go in a literal sense. The fact is that when entering a Japanese house, you can find your step in the hallway – genkan…

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