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Features Thai cuisine

In recent years, exotic cuisine gained popularity. Chinese, Japanese, Indian, Korean and Thai restaurants are opened in Europe, America and Russia. Some visitors of these establishments gives a simple curiosity, to try unusual cuisine. While others have already become her fans and admirers. One of the inexpensive “pleasures” that can be found on the streets of Thailand — it’s food. On the streets straight from the stalls, with the motorbikes with carts immediately prepare and sell ready meals. Even if you go on a “floating” markets, right on the fry boats-soar and offer the astonished tourists exotic dishes while still hot. The geographical proximity of Thailand to China and India impact on the features in cooking in Thai cuisine. But also argued that Thais came from southern provinces of China to the shores of the Gulf of Thailand and brought with them elements of Chinese cuisine. Although this is only speculation, and elements of similarity and use the same products as is inherent, in General, in the kitchens of Asia, and each nation individually.

The main food of Thailand:

1. The main and most important ingredient, as in most Asian countries in Thailand is rice. Of all the varieties of rice most popular Thai rice is long Continue reading

Travel Korea

the Republic of Korea (informal name of the country, widely used in Russian-language press — South Korea) occupies the southern part of the Korean Peninsula, and numerous Islands. The largest is Jeju island located at the extreme southern tip of the Peninsula. Washed by the waters of Japan and the Yellow sea, the South — Korean Strait.

One of the places that are well worth visiting while travelling in Korea, can be called Ulsan is a city located in South Korea, in its South-Eastern part. This port city, one of the largest industrial cities in Korean.

Speaking of Ulsan, it is impossible not to mention that here comes out from the conveyor so popular among Russian motorists the products of famous corporations Hyundai, or a Hyundai, as they say. This engineering giant is owned and shipyard, located in Ulsan.

Even among the industrial attractions of the city can be called one of the world’s largest oil refineries, a plant producing mineral fertilizers. The two ports emphasizes the industrial side of town. Excellent prospects are opening up for fans of industrial tourism!

One of the oldest lighthouses in the country — a beacon of Ulgi. When visiting the lighthouses Ulsan guide will tell the tourists about the fascinating history of the evolution of the local lighthouses from the first Continue reading

The culture festival of the countries of the Great silk Road

The Fund Forum participated at the Festival of culture of the countries of the Great silk Road, which passed from 26 to 30 November in Seoul (Republic of Korea). The organizers of the Festival – Cultural center of Korea Foundation, the Foundation of the silk road, national Museum of Korea. The Festival was attended by all the countries of Central Asia, including Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and the Republic of Korea.

The festival was preceded by an exhibition of photographs «Central Asia, celebrated by poets” . lasting from 10 to 21 November, and presented visitors with 190 photographs depicting the traditions, customs and everyday life of residents of the region.

The program of the Festival included performances of the national ensembles of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, duet performance of the song “love Dance” Uzbek traditional wind instrument “Nai” and Korean traditional bagpipes «hagem”.

The Festival programme included two workshops. November 27 – ” Cultural exchange between Korea and Central Asia” . during which the participants were able to discuss the historical ties Continue reading