Ho Chi Minh City is the largest city in southern Vietnam with a population of about 8 million people, which is constantly growing due to visitors from all over the country.
The metropolis has several informal names. Due to its importance in cultural, economic and industrial life, it is called the Southern Capital. For the French colonial past, expressed in architecture, – eastern Paris. Locals and tourists often use the former name Saigon.
The weather in Ho Chi Minh City is determined by the subequatorial climate, so you can visit this colorful and diverse city in any season. All year round, the temperature is confidently kept at +30 ° С. At night in the winter months it can get colder up to + 22-24 ° С. The heat peak occurs in April and May. Even in the shade, the sun Continue reading
Rome is the capital of Italy, one of the oldest cities on the planet, built in the 3rd century BC. Unlike other megacities, he did not disappear in time, retained his cultural wealth – palaces, fountains, squares, cathedrals, churches and objects of art.
Within the walls of the Eternal City, the Latin language, legislation and law was born, the foundations of which are still used by the whole Western world. The acronym SPQR (Senatus porulus que romanus), which can be seen on almost all old houses, saunas, and engineering structures, means that they belong to the people of Rome and the Senate, thus a community of citizens and the state is declared. This postulate was adopted by many states of the world.
Philosophy and politics, science and art take their roots here. 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