From puppet theaters to the fabulous Oceanariaum and the Moscow Zoo, Russia’s capital is a kid-friendly cultural extravaganza. From painting their very own Russian dolls to dressing up like the Tzars, families can never run out of fun and entertaining things to do in Moscow.
Winter. It is the season when thousands of beach-loving Russians head to the tropics to escape the greyness and what seems like the never-ending cold. I, however, enjoy the fleeting magic of the white kingdom where every day is different and when you can stay comfortably wrapped in a woolen plaid and sip hot tea watching the snowflakes twirl outside the window like elegant ballerinas.
According to leading investors, by the end of 2020 investors in the Moscow hotel market intend opening 49 new hotels with a capacity of almost nearly eight thousand rooms. According to the Chairman of Moskomstroyinvest Konstantin Timofeev, last year alone eight new hotels with almost 1400 rooms were opened.
Earlier this year I profiled a wonderful Russian photographer named Slava Stepanov, who is absolutely one of the finest photographers in the federation. Slava, who is from Novosibirsk, is the co-founder of the stunning agency known as Gelio Vostok. Over the years Over the years, Slava’s company has taken on projects from the US to the Far East […]
Italian cruise line Costa Cruises has recently added a tour of Moscow to its “Jewels of the Baltic” (or “Northern Capitals”) itinerary, allowing Costa Luminosa cruise passengers to visit the beautiful Russian capital for a day.
Good bye McDonalds and the like, hello Healthy Food! Yes, Healthy Food, because this is the name of a fast food chain with branches in Moscow. And is it possible at all to have healthy fast-food? Well, the following five protagonists in Moscow prove that you can have even more. Healthy Food is a chain, […]
Touristic flows to the Moscow region have increased by some 3 million visitors a year over the last three years, according to the First Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Moscow region, Olga Zubrilova.
If the cliche romantic destinations have left you bored to tears the last few years, here’s some suggestions for spending Valentine’s Day 2016 with some real sex appeal. Travel like Bond, James Bond in From Russia With Love, only in the opposite direction. Here’s a brief selections of upcoming deals on the most romantic day of the year.
Coming up in Moscow, the first ever Hospitality E-Commerce and Revenue Management Conference from dotcomhotel takes place October 6th & 7th at the Courtyard Moscow Paveletskaya Hotel.
The State Historical Museum in Moscow hosts until November 30 a special exhibition dedicated to Ancient Thrace: Thracian Gold from Bulgaria. Living Legends. This special exhibition is one-of-a-kind, as it includes 317 exhibits of seven Bulgarian museums, two of which are private: the National Historical Museum, the Regional Archaeological Museum – Plovdiv, the Regional Historical Museum […]
Russian President Vladimir Putin has instructed his cabinet and the government of the Russian Ferderation to evaluate whether or not to re-establish the Moscow Museum of New Western / modern / art. Putin’s recent “Direct Line” conversations are said to be the stimulus for this move apparently aimed at reclaiming for Moscow elements of Russia’s glorious past form the Hermitage in St. Petersburg.
Running through this coming Saturday, Russia’s 20th Annual Moscow International Exhbition (MITT) is that country’s biggest travel and tourism fair. This year some 3,000 plus companies and some 197 destinations gather at this industry leading gathering of professionals and travel players.
Moscow, St Petersburg and Yekaterinburg are the three cities chosen to host Europe’s largest year-round indoor entertainment zones. The zones, which will be developed by DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. and REGIONS Group of Companies that recently signed a licensing agreement, will be feature filled attractions. REGIONS Group of Companies will design, build and manage all properties […]
Etihad Airways, the national airline in the United Arab Emirates, is celebrating four years of operations in Russia this week. As their non-stop service between Moscow and Abu Dhabi has proven so successful, the airline is planning on expanding their Russian operations in the future. Since their debut in the Russian travel market, Etihad Airways […]
For visitors to Moscow, a fascinating look at the Russian capitol through the camera lenses of Moscow Times photographers is on exhibit through Wednesday. This is Moscow 1992-2012 is an exhibition at the Moscow Multimedia Art Museum highlighting two decades of unique perspective.