Beach Club 117 is a legendary Crimea seaside nightclub that features live music, beach partying, and a stunning Russian-seafood menu. This 20-something party spot is where the annual Crimea Trance Fest is held. My good friend, local expert Levent Alver has given us the scoop on yet another hidden Crimea gem. Located in fabulous Feodosiya, Beach Club […]
Ancient Greek Artifact Uncovered at Kerch Strait Bridge Site
According to news from TASS, a unique terracotta statue has been found at the site of the Kerch Strait Bridge construction connecting Crimea to mainland Russia. Underwater digging and exploration near the Ak-Burun Cape, uncovered a “first of a kind” statue, according to Sergei Olkhovsky, head of the underwater unit of Russia’s Academy of Sciences.
Fiolent Cape: A Bizarre and Wonderful Crimea Seascape
Fiolent Cape is one of the most pristine nature spectacles anywhere. Few reading this article will ever have heard of this Crimea picture-scape. Untouched nature, crisp clean air, the clear waters Jasper beach (below), and the still quiet await adventurous travelers to Sevastopol. peace and quiet, flowering almond and new experiences.
Crimea 2017: Celebrating the Visit of Empress Catherine II
In Crimea this Spring season will mark the 230th anniversary since the famous journey to the peninsula by Empress Catherine II.
Four of Europe’s Sexiest Seaside Escapes
Hollywood helped make the French Riviera and other European destination iconic and sexy. Moving images of starlets wading with painted toes in the Côte d’Azur tantalized or tormented us all back in the day, depending on the economic feasibility of getting crossing a sea or two. But of course these places were sensual and sensational long […]
Crimea Hopeful: Awaiting International Direct Flights
The Head of the Crimean Parliament Committee for Sanatorium-Resort Complex and Tourism Alexei Chernyak is hopeful direct international flights to Crimea will resume soon. In 2016 the region welcomed almost 6 million tourists, many from within Russia.
Federation Council Calls for Restoration of Yalta Children’s Clinics
The speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matviyenko made an appeal to Russian President Vladimir Putin last week asking for support for the restoration of Yalta to the status of children’s health resorts.
Crimea’s Scythian Treasures Become Political Football
News that a Dutch court has decided to turn over Crimea’s Scythian gold collection to Ukraine has many outraged. The fate of a vast treasure awaits a court appeal by Crimean officials.
Spain is Top Destination for Russian Tourists
According to the press service of the Association of Tour Operators of Russia (ATOR), Spain has become the most popular destination for Russian travelers. Outbound Russian tourist flows are rebounding, especially for vacation packages. Tour operators note that most Russians vacationers prefer economizing on excursions.
Italy Entrepreneurs Eye Crimea Developments
In news from Crimea, authorities there have invited Italian entrepreneurs visiting the peninsula to invest in a marina development. The project, in the Crimean town of Balaklava, is focused on farming oysters and additional urban planning for the region.
Crimea for Vacation: Beyond CNN and the Political Stir
CNN and other mainstream media need westerners to feel like geo-policy has somehow ruined the Crimea peninsula for tourism. Since voting to return to being Russian, the people of this fascinating part of the world have weathered a political blitz, sanctions, and outsiders doing everything possible to misrepresent the reality there. Here is a candid […]
10 Reasons to Visit Crimea This Summer
If you are at a loss as to where to go on vacation this Summer, then make a trip to Crimea, trust us, you will never forget the hospitality and wonders abounding there. The Crimean peninsula is another whole world packed into one scenic, cultural experience.
Crimea Cruise Excursions Crank Up for Summer
According to news from Simferopol, offshore cruises have begun off Crimea for a tourist season officials expect will see 6 million visitors to the peninsula.
Italian Firms Seek Investments in Crimea Vineyards
By now the world is well aware of the dispute over the Crimea peninsula. However one thinks politically, its clear today that for nations like Italy, a Russian speaking primarily Russian seems as Russian as Russian can be. New investors intend to develop 500 hectares of land to create an agro industrial park on the peninsula, is a huge positive note for people on the peninsula.
Mriya Resort & SPA Wins for MITT Showing
Mriya Resort & SPA, in Russian Crimea, has just won the “Best Stand” award at the 23rd Moscow International Travel & Tourism Exhibition (MITT). The resort, one of 1,800 participating companies, was joined by tour operator, BSI Group, and the UAE’s Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority as winners.