Turkish guides now do not have to speak a foreign language

Amendments to tourism laws have been adopted in Turkey, causing heated debate among professionals The Turkish Parliament has adopted amendments to a number of laws regulating tourism activities.The draft law on amendments to the Law on the Profession of a Tourist Guide and the Law on Travel Agencies and the Association of Travel Agencies was […]

Sri Lanka has launched a new electronic visa system

Free entry to Sri Lanka can be extended Sri Lanka has launched a new visa system since April 17. According to the Department of Immigration and Emigration, now instead of an electronic travel permit (ETA), tourists need to obtain an electronic visa (E-Visa) on the portal www.srilankaevisa.lk . The visa platform states that all visitors

Citrus Festival in Mersin – there are more oranges than people

Who is depressed? Who has the autumn blues? Who lacks bright colors and a piece of summer? Then let’s remember the citrus festival, which literally recently sparkled with all the sunny shades in Mersin, in Turkey. This year, the fifth event took place on November 15-16. A small clarification: do not confuse the event in

Mersin — reviews, pros and cons: “second Antalya” or a soap bubble?

Recently, the Runet is full of articles that praise the province of Mersin. Neither more nor less: it is predicted to intercept the status of the tourist capital of Turkey. Does this thesis have serious grounds?.. Mersin Embankment Enterprising local realtors (among whom there are many Russian speakers) have already dubbed Mersin the “second Antalya”.

Mersin beaches: which are the most beautiful and where to swim?

The coast of the province of Mers and h stretches for 320 kilometers along the Mediterranean Sea, half of which are beaches. There are over 50 equipped and dozens of tiny, including wild beaches, some of which can only be reached on foot. What are the beaches in Mersin? Mersin Province is divided into 13

Tropical Islands – a tropical paradise in the center of Europe

Tropical Islands is a huge indoor amusement park located in Germany, in the municipality of Halbe in Brandenburg, about 60 kilometers south of the center of Berlin. Tropical Islands is a huge indoor amusement park It opened its doors in December 2004. It was built on the territory of the former Aerium airship hangar, which

Greece introduces strict rules for all beaches

New beach rules remove deck chairs Greece is introducing stricter rules for all its beaches in an attempt to combat overcrowding.Kyriakos Mitsotakis, the Prime minister of Greece, announced in a recent TikTok video that the country will limit the number of deck chairs allowed on the coastline.Seventy percent of every Greek beach should now be

Turkey has abolished the visa-free regime for Tajik citizens

Tajikistan is considering the introduction of a visa regime for Turkish citizens Turkey has abolished the visa-free regime for Tajik citizens with a general passport since April 20. The relevant decree of President Erdogan has been published in the official gazette of the Government of the Republic of Resmi Gazete.Since the signing of the relevant

Trip to Mardin: what to see, how to get there, photos | Turkey

I want to tell you about a trip to Turkish Mardin, which many guidebooks often call a must have place in Eastern Turkey.. Mardin 2023 I’ll run ahead – purposefully going from afar to see Mardin alone does not make sense, given that the city is located far from Istanbul (~1500 km) and Antalya (~1200

Unusual banks of the world: cheese bank in Italy

The famous Italian parmesan cheese is so valuable in Italy that some banks are willing to hold it as collateral for loans from local producers.. Credito Emiliano One of these banks is Credito Emiliano. In its cheese storage there are more than 300,000 heads of cheese, weighing from 14 to 17 kg. Parmesan is one

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