Walking along the narrow shopping streets, sandwiched between laconic, austere modern buildings, tourists complain about the lack of attractions. Basically, people come to the capital of Finland for one day to make stylish purchases in the designer quarter and try local dishes, after which they go to other Scandinavian countries or return to Russia. Meanwhile, the sights of the city are not only Aleksanterinkatu Street, Senate Square with the Cathedral and Market Square. If you turn off the hiking trails, Helsinki will pleasantly surprise you with the beauty of sea landscapes and a peaceful atmosphere, and photographs on the background of little-known sights will decorate your Instagram profile.
Unfortunately, seeing the most interesting places in Helsinki will not work as part of an excursion group – Continue reading
Crete is the 5th largest island in the Mediterranean and the largest Greek island. It is washed simultaneously by 4 seas: Libyan in the south, Cretan in the north, Ionian in the west and Cyprus in the east.
Well-developed infrastructure, picturesque nature, excellent beaches, rich ancient history, artifacts that have survived in abundance, have made Crete the most popular Greek resort.
The island lies in 2 climatic zones – North African and Mediterranean. About 300 days a year in Crete, the sun shines. Summer is hot and arid. The thermometer column confidently crosses the mark 30C. Those who can not stand the heat, it is better to come to the resort in June or September, when there is no heat. Continue reading