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A city of gangsters, dance and happy people: a great trip to Chicago

What do we imagine when we hear “Chicago”? Gangsters and Al Capone? The era of jazz? The first skyscrapers? Chicago blues? Yes, of course, there is no escaping these associations. But what does a city like Chicago do with them? He grows something new out of them, creates here ...

Aerial view: 8 videos that make you fall in love with Southern California

While many Southern California residents have had the great pleasure of exploring this part of the Golden State on foot, by car, and perhaps even by bike, seeing this piece of heaven from above is a new adventure. Writes about this ...

Haunted Houses, Nobel Laureates, and the Statue of Liberty: A Journey Through New Jersey

People of different nationalities, religions and beliefs live in New Jersey, and hundreds of world famous artists, writers and musicians come from here. Each town is like a separate little America with its own traditions and peculiarities, says the Voice of America. Manhattan is just a stone's throw from here. Lives here ...

10 things to do in Los Angeles: immigrant tips

There is no need to indulge in hopes that you will be able to understand and see all of Los Angeles if you come here for a week. The city is huge and multifaceted, writes Nikolay in his channel on Yandex.Zen. The population of Los Angeles is 3 792 620 people. To be precise, then ...

Aircraft carriers, Comic-Con, border with Mexico and avocados: a great trip to San Diego

They know how to properly peel avocados, save the planet from plastic and host the world's largest Comic-Con festival. In San Diego, seals roam the coastal cliffs, and Americans now and then list the city as the best to live in ...

Cloud Gate and a hot dog: 12 things to do in Chicago

Getting into a new city, I want to do as many interesting things as possible. Chicago is one of those metropolitan areas where there is a lot of entertainment for travelers. The author of the TVS Visa blog on Yandex Zen has compiled a list of 12 items that must be done in Chicago. Further…

Active volcanoes, lava fields and the world's most powerful telescopes: a trip to the island of Hawaii

Welcome to the southernmost point of the United States of America! And don't be told she is in Florida. Key West in Florida is the southernmost point of the continental United States. The southernmost point of the United States is here - on the Big Island, ...

Grand Canyon Walking Guide: Best Tours, Trails & Tips

Hiking in the Grand Canyon National Park is not fun for the faint of heart. It is a vast desert landscape full of rocks, steep slopes and loose rocky ground. The weather here is a mixed hodgepodge, and can vary from extreme heat to severe thunderstorms, depending ...

Immersion into the Past: Amazing American Museums of 'Live' History

Imagine 1898 in rural Nebraska: a horse-drawn carriage drives down the main street of the village, an arithmetic teacher teaches children to count in a school with only one class, and the smell of fresh chocolate comes from the store. In museums "live" ...

Russian America: Russian influence in Alaska is still felt

The settlement of Alaska by Russian colonists began 235 years ago. Throughout the entire period of the existence of Russian America, its development went through the efforts of a private company. On September 22, 1784, merchant Grigory Shelikhov founded the first permanent settlement on Kodiak Island, which marked the beginning of the history of Russian ...

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