The largest indoor water park in Russia will be opened in the west Siberian city of Tyumen this year. The 130,000 square meter park by Polin Waterparks will include mineral spring baths and a hotel, and developers expect more than one million visitors a year.
A couple of times a month our my friend Michael Schneider, Founder of 56th Parallel emails me news and special deals for unique travel across Russia. 56th Parallel is an Independent travel company that specializes not only in trips to Russia, but adventure travel experiences off the scale. Michael’s most recent mail offers a real “bucket list” must – […]
Our distant ancestors must have had their breath taken away by the sights and sensations of places like Siberia’s Putorana Plateau.
The Prime Minister the Republic Of Buryatia, Vyacheslav Nagovitsyn told a session of the Siberian Federal District constricting the sustainable growth of the region surrounding lake Baikal will have negative impacts.
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 […]
Russia is a vast and fascinating country, with landscapes ranging from sunny beaches to icy tundra, rugged mountains to dense forests and mysterious lakes. In addition to its natural attractions, the country boasts cultural and historic sites that are unique in the world. To see the real Russia, you need to get beyond the cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg.
Ask anyone where you’re most likely to bump into the legendary Yeti and they’ll more than likely tell you that your best bet is somewhere around Mount Everest, in the Himalayas. But few people realize that the infamous ‘abominable snowman’ is just as likely to be found lurking further north, in Siberian Russia.
Developed in conjunction with one of the groups’ most important Russian partners, the Regional Hotel Chain, the 150-room, mid-market property is scheduled to open up to guests for the first time in 2014. Located in the center of Novosibirsk, the hotel lies in immediate proximity to both a subway station and the main railroad terminal. Aside from its 150 guest rooms, Park Inn Novosibirsk is set to offer facilities including an all-day gourmet restaurant, a luxury spa and gym, lobby bar and five conference rooms.
She comes from Siberia, yet she has the warmest of hearts. Anna Klimenko was our hostess today, at Trier’s Taj Mahal Indian-Pakistani restaurant.
Russia’s government now intent on breaking down barriers for the travel and tourism industry there. What has been one of the most difficult countries in the world to visit, should the plan succeed, will become one of the world’s most visited. Russia holds some of the world’s greatest tourism treasures, and now more people will be able to share them.