Beautiful vintage Lisbon
The city of Lisbon is magnificent, you can wander around its historic streets all day without any purpose, just enjoy this ancient and beautiful city, as well as its unique…

Continue reading →

Excursions in transit or where the tourist will be offered a free trip during the connection of flights?
Flights with a "long" transfer - not the most favorite offer from tourists. However, at some airports, “being stuck” for a few hours may be an added bonus to travel,…

...

Buda Castle in Budapest
The Buda Castle is the historic castle of the Hungarian kings, which towers on the territory of Budapest. Once it was called the Royal Palace and the Royal Castle ...…

...

Features of hotel service in the resorts of Bibione and Lignano
Until recently, tourists from Russia did not often drift into the Venice Riviera, and in particular in Bibione and Lignano. Lovers of package tours and All Inclusive recognized only the…

Continue reading →

Where to go to rest on the sea this summer?
In this article we will try to understand what each of these countries is attractive for, why tourists love it, and why they return there every year. And also we…

...

Five famous abandoned resorts in the world
Popularity is a fickle thing. Tourist centers and famous resorts, like people, live and die. We will tell here about the five once popular, and today - the forgotten centers…

Continue reading →

Abkhazia – some tips for tourists

And the sea in Abkhazia is considered the cleanest on the entire Black Sea coast, and the air with a pine-cypress flavor is very useful. However, if a lot has already been written about the beauties of Abkhazia, they are reluctant to write about those minor difficulties that may await tourists when visiting the former “Soviet Riviera”.

In this article we will try to tell you about the Abkhazian surprises, which are best avoided so that the journey leaves only pleasant memories.

Some surprises will not be surprises for those who have already rested in the Caucasus and are familiar with the Caucasian mentality. This means that one should not be rude, provoke the locals with too frank clothes, and in no case should not degrade national dignity.

Abkhazia has its own peculiarity – the inhabitants of remote mountain villages are not spoiled by tourism and show real, disinterested Caucasian hospitality.

On the coast, you need to be vigilant – and crime, and corruption, and fraud here, as they say, are taking place. But on the whole, the situation in Abkhazia is calm, the locals have a good attitude towards tourists from Russia.

Beaches in Abkhazia

As you know, the best time for holidays in the Caucasus is the off season, but this rule does not apply to Abkhazia. It is better to come here from mid-June, the swimming season officially opens here, the coast comes to life. There are reasons for this: the transport network, service companies, and excursion bureaus start to work in full. Lake Ritsa, the monastery of New Athos, mountain waterfalls are most accessible during the season. And from the beginning of September until the end of May, the resort life in Abkhazia noticeably calms down.

Those who decide to come to Abkhazia by car should exercise caution, both when driving on serpentines, and in relations with the local traffic police. Your car is subject to mandatory registration in the SAI of Abkhazia. There are very high fines for violations of traffic rules, even a small excess of speed can cost the driver several thousand rubles. If you are stopped by traffic police, ask for a video of the violation, ask if the staff has an outfit on duty. Employees sometimes “are on duty” unofficially, after hours, it is clear for what purpose.
Constantly washing hands, vegetables, fruits in Abkhazia is of particular relevance – sanitary standards are not very carefully observed here, even at catering establishments. Wine and other beverages should be bought only bottled and in the factory closure. Wine for bottling, including the famous Abkhazian “Isabella” – most often pure “chemistry”, a surrogate of powders.

As for food, do not neglect the traditional dishes of Abkhazian cuisine: khashlama, khachapuri, dried buffalo meat, smoked cheese and spicy beans (so called lobio). It is very tasty, nutritious and not at all expensive.

In general, possible unpleasant surprises should not distract from the beauty and sights of ancient Abkhazia, this country is in any case worth spending your vacation time on it.

Where do celebrities rest?
We present to your attention a small list of countries and places where American celebrities often stop ... Almost every Hollywood star, like any other famous person, whether it’s a…

...

Hotels in the resort of Jesolo in Italy: a beach holiday in the heart of Europe
Vacation on the Venice Riviera is the perfect summer destination for all who want to get the best out of life. In Jesolo, you can count on a comfortable climate,…

...

How to choose a tour and not regret your choice?
You can trust the travel agency, they will be happy to help you choose the right tour, taking into account your taste and financial condition, because it is for this…

...