Coming to Minsk October 24th thru October 28th, the XXI International Tousist Exhibition will the largest tourism expo in Belarus. Slated for the BelExpo National Exhibition Center, this year’s event will show off Belarus tourism as never before.
While not the most notorious form of vacationing on Earth, farm tourism is an ever increasingly popular traveler activity in Belarus. According to a study released by the government there, this form of tourism is actually going quite viral. Svetlana Shevchenko, Deputy Head of the Central Office for Natural Persons Taxation of the Belarusian Tax Ministry there told a recent conference that farm tourism has actually increased by a factor or 15 in the last five years.
Travelers to Belarus are always in for huge surprises but none more dramatic than tasting the local vodka. That’s right, the country is not only famous for Olga Korbut and cosmonauts, the vodka here is extraordinary.
According to news from Belarus, the Minsk National Airport renovation will not be carried out by Chinese contractors as was the plan. Evidently costs differences between the Aviation Department and China Precision Machinery Import-Export Corporation (CPMIEC), could not be reconciled.
Politically speaking, it may well be on the very edge of Europe, and in more ways than one given some of its government policies, yet in many other ways the mysterious land known as White Russia is an integral part of Central Europe with its rich culture and its depth of history. Belarus has had […]