This beautiful island belongs to England, but at the same time, is extremely far from it. It used to be an English colony, and now an island kingdom state with partially limited control. The climate is significantly different from the British. St. Helena is located in the tropics and is exposed to the sea, so the island is warm enough, but fogs are just as common.
This island became famous thanks to Napoleon. He lived here in exile in the last days of his life. The tomb of Napoleon Bonaparte is one of the main attractions of the area, however, it is empty, because the remains have long been transported to France. Most likely, the burial place of Napoleon himself attracts so many tourists here. But besides Napoleon’s house and grave, there is something to see.
Not everyone knows where the island is. It is quite far from the entire continental world, namely in the Atlantic, between South America and Africa (it is not for nothing that Bonaparte was exiled to this island). Continue reading
New Year in Finland
New Year in Finland Finland is the birthplace of Santa Claus, so this is where New Year wishes are to be made. Winter holidays in this Scandinavian country will give an unforgettable experience of visiting the village of the main Christmas character, unique northern nature and active winter holidays.
New Year in Rovaniemi
Rovaniemi is the capital of Lapland. The city is located on the Arctic Circle and is the official residence of Santa Claus. Here, in Rovaniemi, miracles happen annually: adults meet with childhood, and children are immersed in a fairy tale …
In the village of Santa Claus, which is located 8 km from the city, in addition to the office of Santa, there is the General Post Office, from where you can send a letter or postcard with a special collectible stamp; several souvenir shops and restaurants. Continue reading
Until the middle of the last century, Cambodia was a French colony. The legacy from those times was the resorts of the French elite and villas in the south of the country. Since then, Cambodia has changed its power several times, villas and mansions were destroyed by the Khmer Rouge, but natural sea resorts with a mild climate remained.
Bright representatives of such resorts are Sihanoukville and Kep. But in Sihanoukville there are always a lot of tourists and you can’t expect a relaxing holiday. For this, Kep is better suited. A small seaside town, more like a village. A large number of hotels does not create problems with accommodation.
There are several reasons to choose Kep. Firstly, clean sea air and plenty of greenery. Continue reading