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More than 4 thousand people were injured by snow and ice in winter in St. Petersburg

If you plan to visit St. Petersburg in the winter, you should be careful. This may be unknown and unexpected for tourists from many countries. Snow and ice can be dangerous.

Ice is very slippery. A person may fall and be injured by slipping on the ice. Snow on the roofs of houses can turn into ice and icicles under certain weather conditions. Falling from the roof, snow, ice and icicles can cause injury and even kill.

Foreign tourists will be able to get Russian visa online

It will be easier to visit Russia in the near future. The Russian government plans to introduce electronic visas for foreigners. The decision on the introduction of electronic visas for foreign tourists can be made until the end of 2019. Russia is a visa-free country for citizens of more than 100 countries (on the basis of reciprocity).

Citizens of many countries are forced to get a visa to visit Russia. Complicated paperwork requires a lot of time and increases the total cost of travel.

Not all foreign tourists left Russia after the FIFA World Cup

Nearly 3.5 million foreign tourists came to Russia last year for the World Cup. Russia was visited by football fans from 32 countries of the world. But not all of them returned to their homeland.

According to information available on the Internet, about 12 thousand foreign tourists did not leave Russia as of January 1, 2019. Their stay in Russia has become illegal since December 31, 2018. This number has decreased by approximately two times, including by the efforts of various public services.

Venice introduces advance booking system and entrance fee

Venice introduces a pre-booking system (entrance ticket) for visiting the city for tourists. Entrance to the city will be paid. The number of tickets (for visiting the city) may be limited. The cost of admission can be up to 10 euros.

According to Mayor Luigi Brugnaro, this step is aimed at tracking the number of visitors, managing the flow of tourists and making the city “more comfortable for life” (“... not to make money”).

New tourist tax in Venice

A trip to Venice will probably cost more soon. A new tourist tax is planned to be introduced in Venice. It is assumed that the tax will take effect from July 2019. The tax is from 2.5 EUR to 10 EUR per person (depending on the season). At the peak of the tourist season (including the Venice Carnival), tourists will pay more, at other times - less.

Interesting events in November 2018 in different cities of the world

November does not make us happy with good weather in most countries. This means that we have to warm ourselves with interesting events, talking with friends and traveling. Our list of events will help you come up with the direction of your next trip.

Interesting events - where to go in August

What interesting events will happen in August in the world? Many tourists will go on a trip specially to visit these events. Choose a destination for your next trip.

Criminal incidents with foreigners in Russia

We (lovers of travel) need to be careful and cautious when traveling abroad. This summer, a lot of foreign tourists came to Russia for the Football World Cup. They knew that in Russia they could face unpleasant and dangerous situations. And it's not bears in the streets of cities, but ordinary crime.

Unfortunately, unpleasant cases do happen (as in any country in the world). It's good that there are not many of it at all. You just need to be careful and cautious to avoid trouble.

Some festivals this summer in Finland

Do you plan to visit Finland in the near future? VISIT-PLUS.COM has gathered for you information about some of the most interesting events of this summer in various cities of Finland. In fact, in almost every city in the summer, something interesting happens almost every weekend in the summer.

Some festivals this summer in Finland:

  • 6 - 9. June 2018. Rockfest. Hyvinkää Airport. Helsinki.

Volcano eruption in Hawaii is a good reason to go on vacation to Europe

Hawaii is one of the most popular vacation spots for US residents. Many plan their vacation in advance, expecting a wonderful pastime on the tropical islands. The eruption of the volcano can change the plans of some tourists this year. But there is always the opportunity to go somewhere else to another, no less interesting place. Perhaps you should think about traveling to places you would not go to under other circumstances. For example, to Europe.

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