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The “Bride” of the Mediterranean – Alexandria
At the time of “open” Egypt, Alexandria was not popular with the mass Russian tourist, mainly from the resorts of the Red Sea they came there on individual excursions for one or several days. With the opening of regular flights to Cairo, given the relatively short distance of 220 km from the capital, you can take a risk and consider as an independent direction this Mediterranean city with a special atmosphere. You can reach it from the capital in three hours, if the trip is organized independently, the cost of travel by bus is only $ 3. Alexandria is stretched along the coastline of the sea, and from there it spreads into thousands of streets with many cafes, restaurants, shops, houses, hotels from luxurious to quite affordable prices. 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, “getting stuck” for a few hours may be an added bonus to travel, because a number of air ports offer tourists not only endless rows of duty-free shops and cafes, but also free sightseeing tours, thanks to which you can replenish your traveler’s collection with one more destination point, often very nontrivial.
But let’s start with the familiar hub of our tourists – Istanbul Ataturk Airport. Here, free tours of Istanbul, however, are available only to tourists of flights of the Turkish national carrier “Turkish Airlines” and provided that they wait for a transfer from six hours to days. By the way, including this concerns transfers from domestic flights. In order to get on a free tour of Istanbul, tourists will need a passport, boarding pass, as well as some luck – you have to catch the registration of the tour before it starts. Continue reading