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It was the coldest winter this winter around January 15th.
The weather forecast for smartphones is minus 23 degrees.
The ice on the river flowing through the city would have thickened at once.
As I walk outside, the breath that leaks from my mask makes my lashes freeze.
A snowplow with a large rotating brush scrapes the frozen snow.
Salt and sand are sprinkled on the frozen roads to prevent falls on the sidewalks.
Thanks to that, I won't fall, but the entrance is full of sand, and my leather shoes will soon be ruined ...

It is such a northern country, living in the midwinter.

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Latest COVID-19 conditions

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St. Petersburg, Russia As of January 26, 2021


Number of infected people +1510 people from the previous day Number of deaths +58 people from the previous day


Compared to the end of last year, the number of newly infected people seems to have begun to settle down a little, but there are still many people who have died, and every day we strive to prevent infection.

The main behavioral restrictions are as follows.

Self-isolation of the elderly aged 65 and over.
Prohibition of restaurants, skating rinks, and cultural events in shopping malls.
The restaurant is closed at midnight (23:00 to 6:00).
Up to 50% admission limit for theater spectators Up to 25% admission limit for concert halls and movie theaters.
No spectators for sporting events.

GEORGIA
Tbilisi

Jan. 25, 2021

Keti

Product Manager

Georgian DMC LLC

Local news

The Georgian government expects to have vaccinated 60% of the country by the end of 2021, Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia announced at today's government meeting. Gakharia said that high risk groups will be vaccinated at the first stage. These will be medical workers, residents in long-term care facilities, our seniors over the age of 75 and then all of our fellow citizens over the age of 65 to 75.
Georgia already announced its goal on this platform five-six months ago, to supply half a million vaccines to the country in the near future. We have already made payment. The main goal now is to get the healthcare system ready for this volume of vaccinations within a year.
Gakharia also said that the government continues negotiations with Covid-19 vaccine producing companies, 'but we must keep in mind one thing - only vaccines that will be authorized by the World Health Organization will be imported to Georgia'.

GEORGIA
Tbilisi

Jan. 25, 2021

Keti

Product Manager

Georgian DMC LLC

Local news

Several coronavirus-related restrictions will be lifted in Georgia in February and in March, following a plan approved at today's Interagency Coordination Council meeting.
Georgian Infrastructure Minister and the first Deputy Prime Minister said that since there are signs of an easing of the epidemiological situation in some regions of Georgia, there is also the possibility of lifting several restrictions.
February 1: Municipal transport, schools, shops and shopping centers will resume in Batumi, Zugdidi, Gori, Poti and Telavi.
Shops and shopping centers will be opened in Tbilisi, Kutaisi and Rustavi.
In the Adjara region it will be permitted to receive guests in open spaces and open food facilities, however restrictions on weddings, various social events or parties are still in force.
February 15:
Open and closed markets will be opened in all cities of Georgia.
March 1:Operations of schools, kindergartens and vocational and higher education institutions are planned to resumed

GEORGIA
Tbilisi

Jan. 25, 2021

Keti

Product Manager

Georgian DMC LLC

Local news

International flights will resume in Georgia starting February 1, announces Georgian Economy Minister Natia Turnava, stating that all airline companies that have already operated or plan to enter the country's aviation market in the future will be able to operate regular flights.
Georgian government is taking into account the fact that more and more people are being vaccinated in the world, including countries that are 'attractive to us for tourism, such as Israel, the Persian Gulf countries and the EU countries.
Therefore, it is expected that in the near future, during the spring season, Georgia will be able to safely host a larger number of tourists, following all the safety rules

GEORGIA
Tbilisi

Jan. 25, 2021

Keti

Product Manager

Georgian DMC LLC

Latest COVID-19 conditions

Georgia has reported 298 new cases of coronavirus, 1,311 recoveries and 16 deaths in the past 24 hours.
7,323 individuals remain infected with Covid-19 in Georgia as of today.
6,868 tests have been conducted in the past 24 hours around the country.
2,686 of the 6,868 tests were rapid tests, while the remaining 4,182 were PCR tests.
Georgia has had 253,816 cases of coronavirus since February 2020.
3,223 patients are undergoing treatment in hospitals as of today. 706 of the 3,223 patients are in critical condition. 195 of the 706 critical patients are on artificial ventilation.
More than 2, 105,000 tests have been conducted in Georgia so far.
18,709 individuals are in self-isolation.

ITALY
Napoli

Jan. 21, 2021

Tonia

tour guide

Zenzero

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Procida Island becomes the capital of Italian culture in 2022!

It's about this time of sad news, but happy news has arrived in Campania!

Procida Island in Campania was selected as the "2022 Capital of Italian Culture" by the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities of Italy. (Official website of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities of Italy → https://www.benicultura…)

The Procida project is "La Cultura non Isola". In the sense that culture is not isolated, it is also called Isola, which means island in Italian.

Instead of isolating the island, make it a place of exploration, experimentation and knowledge!

44 cultural projects, a 330-day program and 240 artists will be attending next year!
Procida Island has many maze-like paths. It's fun to walk around the city without hesitation, but Procida isn't just about colorful and cute buildings.

Unlike the resort areas of Capri and Ischia, the island's people have a rustic and laid-back atmosphere with a sense of life.
It is a place where you can enjoy the "life feeling of the islanders".

Houses drying laundry are lined up, islanders gather on the terrace with a view of the harbor, grandfather sells vegetables from the fields on the road, fishermen clean nets and boats It is a heartwarming island that cannot be seen in urban areas that are famous for sightseeing.

The beautiful coastal streets have become the setting for several films. Among them, the 1994 movie "Il Postino" "Il Postino" is famous.

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GEORGIA
Tbilisi

Jan. 20, 2021

Keti

Product Manager

Georgian DMC LLC

Local news

Georgia has imposed further restrictions to curb the spread of the coronavirus in the country.
The restrictions that will be in effect between November 28 and January 31 are as follows:
An effective curfew will be in force between the hours of 21:00 and 05:00. Restaurants and other food facilities will fully move to takeaway services which includes takeaway, delivery and drive. Fitness clubs, swimming pools will be closed. All conferences, trainings, cultural and entertaining events will be held online. Sports, arts and cultural activities will not be allowed. Regular intercity transport - railway, bus, marshrutkas will not be available. The restriction will not apply to taxis and cars. Open and closed markets will not work. Only agrarian markets will continue to function. Schools, vocational schools and higher education institutions (except medical education programs) will be fully switched to online studies. Private and public kindergartens will not work.

GEORGIA
Tbilisi

Jan. 20, 2021

Keti

Product Manager

Georgian DMC LLC

Latest COVID-19 conditions

Georgia has reported 1,550 new cases of coronavirus, 494 recoveries and 15 deaths in the past 24 hours.
As of today 11,336 individuals are infected with Covid-19 in Georgia.
In total 17,398 tests have been conducted in the past 24 hours around the country of which 12,166 were antigen tests and 5,232 were PCR tests.

Georgia has had 249,465 cases of coronavirus since February 2020, while the number of recoveries has reached to 235,130 and the number of deaths are 2,973.

In total 3,656 patients are undergoing treatment in hospitals as of today of which 775 are in critical condition. 217 patients are on artificial ventilation.

RUSSIA
Moscow

Jan. 15, 2021

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Moscow is getting colder and colder. The temperature fell below -15 degrees Celsius, heavy snow fell on the 14th, roads, buildings and other structures were covered in white, and the outside became very beautiful. Many people skated ice skates, made snowmen, and had snowball fights in Red Square and parks.

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RUSSIA
Moscow

Jan. 15, 2021

Latest COVID-19 conditions

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January 15, 2021, Moscow City:
Number of infected people-882962 (+5592)
Deaths -12322 (+81)
Number of recoverers-729089 (+6602)
Compared to December, the number of new corona infections has been declining little by little.

RUSSIA
Moscow

Jan. 15, 2021

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The situation is still the same, and corona measures are still being implemented. Restaurants, cafes and bars close at 23:00. The number of spectators in movie theaters and theaters is limited to 25% of the capacity. Masks and gloves are required for transportation and in buildings.
From January 18th, all students except college students will be able to take regular face-to-face classes, but college students' classes will remain online.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced that large-scale vaccinations will begin throughout Russia from January 18. By the fall of 2021, 80% of the population will be vaccinated.

FINLAND
Helsinki

Jan. 11, 2021

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ツアー&視察手配

マイスオミ株式会社

Latest COVID-19 conditions

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Finland has the lowest number of infected people in Europe, but the number of infected people per day is still 200-300. From November 20th, museums and libraries around Helsinki have been closed. However, restaurants, cafes and hotels are open while taking the safety of our customers into consideration. This situation will continue until January 31st.

Vaccine delivery began on December 27th, but since only one type of vaccine has been approved, fast vaccine delivery has not begun.

From January 11th, immigration restrictions for Japanese residents coming from Japan to Finland have been completely lifted. In other words, you can only enter the country due to urgent personal circumstances. The government highly recommends 10 days of voluntary quarantine. Sightseeing, business trips, school attendance, etc. are all impossible. The immigration restrictions will be reviewed on February 9th.

FINLAND
Helsinki

Jan. 4, 2021

マイスオミ

ツアー&視察手配

マイスオミ株式会社

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This is a report on the status of the Finnish coronavirus.

In Finland, relatively strict restrictions have been set since late November, and everyone is wearing masks. As a result, the number of infected people has decreased considerably. The number of infected people today is 147, which is about the same every day (there were more than 600 infected people in December).

There is no change in travel restrictions. Japanese living in Japan have no travel restrictions until January 12th. We will let you know if there are any changes to your travel restrictions.

And the good news! Vaccines began to be available in Finland on December 27th! We plan to provide the vaccine to all the people by the summer.

ITALY
Napoli

Dec. 29, 2020

Tonia

tour guide

Zenzero

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The excavation work that began in 2019 at the Pompeii ruins has created a new "fast food" store counter. It will be available from next year!

I was really thrilled when I saw it on the documentary show last night. It's been a while since I was so excited.

The archaeological site manager said, "This is the first case in which we were able to excavate the exact same thing (at that time)."

This counter is called "Thermopolium".

The extraordinary features of this discovery are the excellent preservation of the pictorial decoration of the room and the food debris found along with the human bodies and animal bones of the two victims of the eruption.

The two ducks hung upside down would have been used for the dishes on the menu.

At the bottom of the dorio (wine container), the presence of ground broad beans in wine to change the taste and color was confirmed.

The dog tied to the leash was probably used as a guard dog, like the famous Beware of the Dog mosaic, which is a symbol of Pompeii.

This latest discovery shows that the archaeological site of Pompeii still tells a lot about 2000 years later.

We are waiting for you at this wonderful fast food restaurant.
May the day come soon!

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