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Day 15. Mongolia

No, I have never been to Mongolia. This is the country I dream to visit, and now it is the perfect time to dream about traveling in general. So, what is so special about that place? 1. Mystery. Only think about it, how many news have you heard about Mongolia? How many TV shows have… Continue reading Day 15. Mongolia

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What You Learn by Travelling?

We are a part of the culture, in which we were born and raised. We speak the language of that country. We think through the particular cultural pattern, which is the 'only' and 'correct' one. We never realise it till we go away from our motherland. When I moved to Finland from Russia, I was… Continue reading What You Learn by Travelling?

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Cultural Shock on Malta. First Impressions

Already last year, I planned to visit Malta, I saw the pictures of yellowish towns, blue sea, and sunny scapes. For some reason, I was sure this is the place I will like a lot. However, the terrible injury cancelled my plan... I was sad, I was frustrated at that point; however, my dreams always… Continue reading Cultural Shock on Malta. First Impressions

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Mine São Domingos, Portugal

There were several stops on the way to the south to check small interesting spots. One of them is the mine São Domingos, where mining took place already under the Roman rule. In 1855, the mine started functioning again till 1966. Nowadays, the area (railway station) is absolutely ruined, it looks haunted, at the same… Continue reading Mine São Domingos, Portugal

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Algarve, Praia de Marinha

At the beginning of July, I went to my favourite part of the country - southern Portugal, Algarve. Since 2016, when I visited Faro, this area became so special to me. This time I attended one of the most beautiful beaches in the world - Praia de Marinha. No, it's not me who nominated it,… Continue reading Algarve, Praia de Marinha

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Parque das Nações, Lisbon

Another place which I got used to visit a lot is Parque das Nações, Park of Nations. Before, it was an abandoned port, full of garbage, like my friends told me. Nowadays, it's one of the most beautiful and modern places in Lisboa, where you can go for a walk, go jogging, or have a… Continue reading Parque das Nações, Lisbon

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Coimbra, Portugal

My journey continued to Coimbra, the city full of history, culture, and education. Like I mentioned before, each city in Portugal is so different, with its own spirit and peculiarities. Coimbra is not an exception! It is a lovely place for is interested in history in general and history of education because the second oldest… Continue reading Coimbra, Portugal

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Porto, Portugal

Porto is the city, which all Portuguese people are in love with. Nevertheless, I always had strange relationship with that place. I always felt that we respect each other, but it was some tension, I don't know why. But for sure, the city has a character! After the seminar in lovely Aveiro, I went to… Continue reading Porto, Portugal