четверг, 30 апреля 2009 г.

What will be the cost?

Mexico City has re-opened for business this week but there isn’t much money changing hands, a symptom of the fear of swine flu http://www.tour-life.com/p122/l1447/index.html

среда, 29 апреля 2009 г.

Eurovision to be secured

Over 8,500 police and security officers will be on duty at next month's Eurovision 2009 Song Contest in Moscow, an Interior Ministry official said on Tuesday http://www.tour-life.com/p122/l1445/index.html

вторник, 28 апреля 2009 г.

Snails' celebration

The Aplec del Caragol (Snail Jamboree) at the end of the month draws a line under the season with the most concentrated festive program of the year. Declared a Festival of National Tourist Interest and a National Festival of Traditional Interest, it is the festival that brings out the biggest crowds in the city and one of the largest leisure/culinary celebrations in Catalonia http://www.tour-life.com/p122/l1439/index.html

понедельник, 27 апреля 2009 г.

Wool village

Many of the landmarks of Mersham near Ashford in Kent – population 1,022 – have been knitted by members of the village's Afternoon Club since 1986.
Creations include the local primary school, the church, both pubs, the local shop, residents playing cricket, and even some of the local teenagers smoking a cigarette outside the bus shelter http://www.tour-life.com/p122/l1435/index.html

пятница, 24 апреля 2009 г.

The best restaurant in the world

Spanish restaurant El Bulli was named the world's best restaurant for the fourth year in a row at a ceremony in London Monday, but its head chef dedicated the prize to his British runner-up http://www.tour-life.com/p122/l1431/index.html

четверг, 23 апреля 2009 г.

The longest name

Spelling mistakes in signs to Lake Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg in Webster, Massachusetts will be corrected after years of complaints from locals, it has emerged http://www.tour-life.com/p122/l1419/index.html

вторник, 21 апреля 2009 г.

Strong minded people cruise

How should the world commemorate the upcoming 100th anniversary of the Titanic disaster? At least one British company thinks that - yes - a cruise is in order http://www.tour-life.com/p122/l1416/index.html

The tombs of the doomed lovers Cleopatra and Mark Anthony may have been discovered in Egypt. Archaeologists will begin excavating three likely sites near the Mediterranean next week http://www.tour-life.com/p122/l1411/index.html

понедельник, 20 апреля 2009 г.

Premium class in decline

Global premium air travel fell for the ninth straight month in February as passengers felt the pinch of the economic downturn http://www.tour-life.com/p122/l1406/index.html

пятница, 17 апреля 2009 г.

Madonna is allowed to sing

The director of Russia's world-famous State Hermitage Museum has given permission for U.S. pop star Madonna to give a concert on Palace Square, the concert promoters said on Thursday http://www.tour-life.com/p122/l1404/index.html

четверг, 16 апреля 2009 г.

Moscow style vacation

In autumn 2010 a new boutique-hotel Grand Hyatt is to be opened in Moscow. The hotel with 18 suites and 7 spa-rooms will be situated in one of the towers of the “Federation” business center and will become the highest hotel in Russia http://www.tour-life.com/p122/l1392/index.html

среда, 15 апреля 2009 г.

Obama will reopen Cuba

Cubans living in the US will soon be able to visit the island more frequently after the White House eased travel restrictions. In a major policy shift, the Obama administration is also allowing Cubans to send more money back to family members in the Communist state http://www.tour-life.com/p122/l1388/index.html

вторник, 14 апреля 2009 г.

"Aeroflot" makes discounts

“Aeroflot - Russian Airlines” offers on a regular basis special fees for some inner and international destinations. In April, there are special offers for the following flights: http://www.tour-life.com/p122/l1380/index.html

понедельник, 13 апреля 2009 г.

Brazil is №2

Brazil ranked the second among all Latin American nations in a list of the most attractive tourist destinations, released by the World Economic Forum (WEF) http://www.tour-life.com/p122/l1377/index.html

пятница, 10 апреля 2009 г.

10-year-long passports are possible

Chief of the Federal Migration Service (FMS) of Russian Federation K. Romodanovskiy supposes the duration of international passport for Russian citizens has to be increased to 10 years http://www.tour-life.com/p122/l1374/index.html

четверг, 9 апреля 2009 г.

"Concord" to go to Dubai

A Dubai consortium is bidding to turn one of British Airways's seven remaining Concorde supersonic jets into a tourist attraction http://www.tour-life.com/p122/l1372/index.html

среда, 8 апреля 2009 г.

Free tours through Russian capital

Anybody interested can take a look at Moscow down-town sights during an absolutely free 50-minute walking tour that will take place on Saturdays and Sundays at 11 and 12 a.m. http://www.tour-life.com/p122/l1364/index.html

вторник, 7 апреля 2009 г.

No talking on board

A year after they were authorised, the use of mobile phones aboard planes remains very limited in Europe, with only 27 planes equipped to allow them, the European Commission said Thursday http://www.tour-life.com/p122/l1354/index.html

понедельник, 6 апреля 2009 г.

Third Russian capital

The Service of intellectual property, patents and labels considered the requests of Nijniy Novgorod and Kazan for a right to be called “third Russian capital”, and pledged in favor of Tatarstan http://www.tour-life.com/p122/l1357/index.html

четверг, 2 апреля 2009 г.

A new dress for Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower is to get a fresh coat of brown paint for its 120th birthday, but will stay open to the public throughout the 18-month makeover, operators said Tuesday.

Two dozen mountaineer-painters will coat the Paris monument in 60 tonnes of environmentally-friendly paint, in a specially-mixed hue called "Eiffel Tower Brown" chosen to blend well with the city landscape http://www.tour-life.com/p122/l1349/index.html

No fee raise in the Hermitage

Under the conditions of the global economic crisis the Hermitage will not raise the price for tickets and will keep the social programs http://www.tour-life.com/p122/l1340/index.html

среда, 1 апреля 2009 г.

French tourists in Yamal tundra

Tourists from France have gone on a tour "Spring on peninsula Yamal" (Yamal-Nenets autonomous region). Visitors from France have already started to get acquainted with traditional economic-cultural circle of Yamal area aboriginals of tundra http://www.tour-life.com/p122/l1339/index.html