JAFFA: port & flea market


Opened in 1963, Ashdod harbor caused the decline of the famous ancient post of Jaffa. In the early 2000s, the municipality went in and overhauled the area, creating a wide boardwalk and transforming the derelict warehouses into commercial space. It is now the most fashionable piece of real estate in the city, with a 1km long strip of restaurants, bars…

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Öresund Bridge (Sweden / Denmark): How to Get There, the Best Observation Platforms and Other Travel Tips


Öresund Bridge is the longest combined road and railway bridge in Europe, connecting the capital of Denmark, Copenhagen, and the third largest Swedish city of Malmö. Built in 2000, the bridge did not only become a miracle of architecture, but also influenced the economies of two countries, as travel and exchange of goods between Sweden and Denmark became much easier…

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Mongolia

Сrossing Russian-Mongolian Border via Kyakhta–Aganbulag Checkpoint: How to Get from Ulan-Ude to Ulaanbaatar and Transport in Mongolia


Kyakhta–Aganbulag is the most popular border crossing point between Russia and Mongolia, since the Ulan-Ude–Ulaanbaatar road passes through it. The distance between these two cities is about 585 km, which equals about 12 hours’ drive, including the border crossing and such kind of views on the way. There is also a plane between Ulan-Ude and Ulaanbaatar which flies twice a…

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