It all started in 2012 when an excited girlfriend called me and said that she accidentally found super-cheap tickets to China. Asia was of little interest to me then, but the offer sounded tempting, and I agreed. In Beijing, we settled with a familiar girl from Russia. That was the first time I saw a European who spoke fluently, not in familiar English or Spanish, but in the most complex Chinese.
In the summer of 2016, at the age of 29 years, I first faced the necessity to go on vacation in splendid isolation. I went to my entire adult adult life with my husband, but it so happened that a few months ago we divorced and I was left alone. My summer plans for friends didn't fit in either.
In the summer, you can survive in the city, but according to tradition, you desperately want to at least briefly break out into the sea. It is a pity that desires do not quite coincide with the possibilities: the specific economic situation, together with the dollar and euro rates, do not spare anyone. But if you really want, then you can - especially if you approach the issue rationally and with restraint.
We are starting a regular heading about the travels of our heroines. We start with the story of Anya Butuzova - a stylist, producer and last drummer of the Manicure group - about how to cross Russia in 27 days by train, from Moscow to Vladivostok. '·' '' Why did we come up with this? When you decide on a trip to Russia, it’s better not to think for a long time, otherwise you’ll change your mind.
It is believed that the birth of a child for a long time inhibits the social life of parents. And if at home you can call for help grandmothers or a nanny, then in a foreign country you have to rely only on yourself. Irina Lugovaya travels around the world with her husband and one-and-a-half-year-old son. Today she talks about the joys and sorrows of such a lifestyle.
I fell in love with France as a teenager: Dumas and Hugo’s grandmother’s congregation read, stuck to programs about kings and dreamed of seeing Paris, which I occasionally saw in girl dreams. I began to learn the language when I entered the first course of journalism, because I decided that now I could make my dream come true and finally understand what Joe Dassin and Mr. Edith Piaf spoke about.
ONE OF THE MAIN DECISIONS IN MY LIFE, as it turned out later, I took in the winter of 2008 in a hospital, where I ended up with a terrible sore throat. My classmates came to visit me and told me about the possibility of spending the summer in the USA on the program Work and Travel. There was not the slightest doubt. "Of course yes!" - I decided, a nineteen year old sophomore RUDN.
I AM EMILY CAMPBELL, I’m twenty-five, and I work as a reporter for the morning news service on radio. I grew up in Calgary, far away, but I have been living in Montreal for six years. In parallel with the work I study at the university. This year, I bought my first ever motorcycle, the Honda 1983 Nighthawk 450; He is older than me, costing a thousand Canadian dollars - an old clunker, but he drives just fine.
Surfing has long ceased to be exotic: everyone who loves to travel, even once heard about surf-camps, surf-tours and surf-schools, which exist in many countries of the world. Although from the outside, it seems to be a lot of sport monopolized by men, in fact, surfing is increasingly attracting girls. This is really a beautiful, challenging and interesting sport that is capable of changing life, or at least a world view.
IN RUBRIC ON TRAVELING we tell about the trips of our heroines. In this issue, Anna Sakharova, a journalist and traveler, how to travel with California to a convertible far and wide, spend a minimum of it and remember the trip for the rest of your life. Rotation of the planet 180 degrees When I was offered to go to the States, I, despite my passion for traveling, thought: that there might be something interesting there, but later decided that by submitting documents for a visa, I would not lose anything but one hundred and sixty dollars required to pay consular fees.
In the next issue of our heroines' travel column, the story of Katya Stavitskaya, one of the creators of the parent blog Mamacita Urbanita and Stavitskytravel.com, about San Francisco, a winery in Napa Valley, Yosemite National Park and breathtaking views from Highway No. 1. Why did we come up with this? When we just got married, Oleg was sent on his first business trip to California for four whole weeks.
Alexandra Savina Summer has passed, but the craving for travel continues unabated. We have already told what to do to those who are going to travel alone or with friends, and now we share tips for those who want to relax with their parents. We tell how to make the trip like everyone without exception, regardless of age and difference in habits.
I HAVE ARRIVED IN MEXICO FIVE WITH HALF YEARS BACK. My husband was offered a place here: first, he worked for six months, and only then we traveled around the country for two weeks. The news agency, where I worked at that time, was bought by competitors, the future was foggy, and it seemed like a great idea to get away from it all.
Traveling has always been my passion. Perhaps the reason for all was the transfer of "Unlucky Notes" by Dmitry Krylov, which I looked in my youth as hypnotized. One day it became clear that it was time to drag on. I opened my treasured sign "where I want to go." There were four columns: the country, the best time to travel, that there is no way to miss it and that I would like to take a picture there.
What do we want from the rest? all at once: both to lie on the beach, and to look at a new place, and still not give a whole fortune for this pleasure. The problem can be solved by going abroad, but in a not too distant and not too expensive country. The level of service and comfort there is different from that of Western Europe, but prices also.
First, we wanted to write a guide on romantic autumn travel destinations, but we looked at the exchange rates and decided to go straight to the New Year: courses, and he would come on a schedule. If your plans are more extensive than tangerines, Olivier and fireworks in the courtyard, we recommend getting ready in September: catch budget tickets and book hotels in the center at a lifting price.
IN RUBRIC ABOUT TRAVEL, our heroines tell about their trips around the world. In this issue, Natalia Kudryavtseva, a student at the Moscow State University Journalism Department, talks about how to get to the Alps at the very border of France and Italy, restore ancient buildings, live in the company of strangers, feed 30 people for 100 euros and ride over the gorge on a self-insurance.
I never thought that I would move to live in Iceland. I was born and raised in Moscow, by the time I was thirty, I managed to build a successful career in the travel industry, and if I planned to move somewhere, I would go to a country with a warmer climate to continue working in my field. But in 2011 at a conference in Iceland, I met my future husband - and after the wedding, two years later, I moved to Reykjavik.
Alexandra Savina Summer - the traditional time of vacations and travel. If the company for the trip is not in any way, it does not matter: traveling alone can be no less exciting and interesting. There are many fears and stereotypes associated with such trips, but instead of being afraid and sitting at home, it is better to thoroughly prepare for the journey and go on a journey of adventure.
I sat down to write this text on July 14, and he had to start with a paragraph about what associations Nice caused me. But now they are completely different. Just ten days before the terrorist attack, we watched the winning match of the French against the Icelanders in a street bar and returned after it along the English promenade, passing it all from beginning to end.