Pilgrimage, or travel with religious purposes – one of the oldest forms of tourism, which has deep historical roots. Medieval pilgrims were among the first tourists.Religious travel has three main objectives. Touch the holy places.
The first – and most common – is visiting iconic places for a given religion. Believers go or go to places where legendary, significant events took place or occur: many pilgrims from time immemorial come to Mecca, Jerusalem, Golgotha, Orthodox churches, the Vatican, major Buddhist temples. Continue reading
Modern architecture, especially “in the hands of” very enthusiastic people, is amazing. We have already written about the majestic temples built by our contemporaries in Thailand, which are not just not inferior to the best examples of ancient architecture, but often surpass them by many orders, for example, the “White Temple” or the symbol of unity Temple of Truth in Pattaya. Continue reading
In the Muslim world, it is not customary for a woman to travel alone, so you need to be attentive to local customs. Many Muslim countries remain very conservative in their traditions, and any foreign woman should follow established rules and observe etiquette. This is not only a manifestation of respect for the local culture, but also ensuring one’s security. Below are a few tips for traveling women who can help avoid uncomfortable or even dangerous situations, as well as better penetrate and explore the local culture. Continue reading