Useful tips for tourists
Certainly for each country has its own particular nuances, but there are also common for all of Asia, which are better to follow.
How to avoid becoming a victim of food poisoning
According to WHO, southeast Asia was named a region with a high probability of poisoning when it comes to using local dishes. Continue reading
Carnival in Rio de Janeiro
The Brazilian Carnival (Carnaval do Brasil) is an annual festival held in many cities in Brazil 40 days before Easter, marking the beginning of Lent. During Lent, Roman Catholics refrain from any bodily pleasures. That is why the Brazilian carnival, as an act of parting with pleasure, takes place on the eve of fasting.
There are several versions of the origin of the Brazilian carnival. According to one of them, it is based on the Poteshny Day, introduced in the 17th century by the Portuguese, which was accompanied by songs and dances, when it was decided to fool each other in various ways, pour water on it, throw in raw eggs and beans. Continue reading
Myanmar’s most interesting and unusual places
We have identified the most interesting and unusual places in Myanmar. This country is one of the most powerful centers of Buddhist culture in all of Asia, for which it is often called the “Land of the Golden Pagodas” (there are more than 2.5 thousand here).
In addition to numerous, sometimes unique churches, there are in Myanmar other no less interesting sights, some of which will be discussed in our article. Continue reading