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Information and tips for travelers (tourists) .

In addition to the architectural sights and museums of the capital, Seoul guests are encouraged to visit the Botanical garden and zoo. Music lovers can enjoy concerts of two city Symphony orchestras, with high professionalism. In addition, the repertoire of the Opera theatre of Seoul — more than 40 works of European (mainly Italian) and Korean authors.In town visitors will be able to make a choice from a rich assortment of Oriental meals, not only Korean, but Chinese, Japanese. When visiting Seoul restaurant, it should be remembered that the usual European chicken meat in Korea is considered a delicacy and is quite expensive, and the dishes of beef, pork, fish everyday, included in the regular diet of the local people.The monetary unit circulating in Seoul is the won. Currency exchange is performed mainly in banks and hotels.

The traditional system of hierarchy and respect for elders still holds great importance in all spheres of life. Direct questions about age and marital status are considered to be commonplace, as they allow the Koreans Continue reading

Japanese gifts and Souvenirs


Gifts differ not only in terms of cost and purpose, but also in style. In particular, when talking about the style of the gift, refers to his ethnic features. So, there are “Russian gifts, Souvenirs”: foreigners often receive from us a gift of a matryoshka doll, samovar, Pavlovo Posad shawl, the pot of caviare, model Russian log hut and the like.

Each nation has its own cultural traditions, so the Souvenirs brought from the country, have their peculiarities, which most of us can easily define their ethnicity. Hookah brought from one of the Arab countries, the model of the pyramid – from Egypt, miniature Eiffel tower – from France, bagpipes – from Scotland, a huge beer mug – most likely from Germany. To continue to infinity.

Ethnic gifts are given not only to foreigners. Souvenirs in ethnic style not only as a good gift to friends and relatives from the man who had just returned from abroad. The culture of other countries attracted many of us, it’s so interesting – to learn something new about unfamiliar people and their customs. As a rule, familiarity with a foreign culture often develops into a profound study of the history of the people, peculiarities of his life and religion. If the person you want to bestow, passionate about any country or shows its culture genuine interest, you can never go wrong with a gift! Continue reading

Expedition to the Heart of Asia.


Lee beats the heart of Asia? Not muted is it sand?

From Brahmaputra to the Irtysh, and from the Yellow river to the Caspian sea, from Mukden to Arabia – everywhere menacing merciless waves of Sands. As the apotheosis of lifelessness, frozen ill the Taklamakan desert oertwig middle part of Asia. Bulk is lost in the Sands of the old Imperial Chinese road. Sand dunes sticking out of the skeletons of former forest. Ogladanie skeletons stretched izvrashenie the time the walls of ancient cities. Where were the great travelers, the peoples migrations? Somewhere lonely, towering kereksur, menhirs, cromlechs, and rows of stones, silently keeping the cults of the past. Extremities of Asia are struggling with the ocean waves in the gigantic struggle. But now heart? When a Hindu yogi stop the pulse, the heart still continues their domestic work; and also with the heart of Asia. In the oases, the nomads and caravans he lives in a kind of thought. Of course, it’s hard to talk about all of Central Asia in detail. But in the fragmentary characteristics we can mention the modern state of these immense regions, and look at the monuments of a glorious past. As elsewhere, on the one hand you can find wonderful monuments, and exquisite way of thinking, expressed on the basis of the ancient wisdom, friendliness and human Continue reading

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