Russia
Celebrating the feast of Troitsa in Moscow

Celebrating the feast of Troitsa in Moscow

If you’re in Moscow in the weeks following Easter, you may notice a lot of extra greenery in places you wouldn’t normally expect. Many local houses, flats and churches will be decorated with fresh green branches, flowers and leaves in honour of Troitsa, or the Feast of the Trinity – more commonly known as Pentecost...
Best cafes with free WIFI in Krakow

Best cafes with free WIFI in Krakow

The former Polish capital of Krakow is full of charm and allure. Its historic city center is a UNESCO protected heritage site, but the coolest haunts are still modern enough to appeal to the tech savvy traveler. When you’re traveling on your own, top priorities are usually simple: a reliable WIFI connection and a drink...
Historic highlights of Astrakhan

Historic highlights of Astrakhan

Astrakhan is one of Russia’s most diverse cities, with cultural influences ranging from Persian cuisine to Chinese design. This southern centre on the shores of the Volga is jam-packed with historical gems for you to uncover.  Back in the days of the old Silk Road, Astrakhan was a thriving trading post thanks to an enviable...
City Guide: Top 5 things to do in Petrozavodsk

City Guide: Top 5 things to do in Petrozavodsk

Petrozavodsk is the capital city of Karelia (called Petroskoi in Karelian) and sits on the western edge of the beautiful Lake Onega. If you find yourself in this Russian town on business or as part of a holiday to the area, then read on and add our top five things to do in Petrozavodsk to...
Celebrating Space Exploration History in St Petersburg

Celebrating Space Exploration History in St Petersburg

To commemorate the first space flight of Yuri Gagarin on 12th April 1961, three Park Inn by Radisson hotels in St. Petersburg are offering a great chance to save on accommodation in St. Petersburg from 11 April to 13 April 2014 inclusive. To qualify for the special rate: Upload a photo with an “I’m an...
Discover the best of Ekaterinburg

Discover the best of Ekaterinburg

Visitors to the beautiful Russian city of Ekaterinburg are spoiled for choice with the city’s range of historic and cultural attractions. Discover more about the history and culture of Ekaterinburg by visiting some of the most remarkable tourist attractions this vibrant city has to offer. The Church on the Blood The Church on the Blood...
The 2014 Winter Olympics Aren't the Only Reason to Visit Sochi

The 2014 Winter Olympics Aren’t the Only Reason to Visit Sochi

As the host city of the 2014 Winter Olympics, Sochi has enjoyed more than its fair share of global exposure in recent weeks. But there’s more to the coastal city than just winter sports events. Its subtropical climate and great attractions make it a perfect holiday destination all year round. Located near the Georgian border...
Park Inn Slopes into Sochi!

Park Inn Slopes into Sochi!

Arrival. As the world casts its eyes toward Sochi for the Winter Games, now is the perfect time to announce the opening of our brand new Park Inn by Radisson hotel in the picturesque Russian city of Sochi. Opening this week, our new centrally-located hotel features 153 rooms and offers spectacular views across the cityscape....
Astrakhan, the final frontier: a weekend in the woods for the ultimate stag do

Astrakhan, the final frontier: a weekend in the woods for the ultimate stag do

When it comes to planning a stag do, Ibiza is old news – and thanks to the rise of low-cost air travel, a weekend in Prague or Berlin isn’t all that original either. If you’re planning a weekend of hunting, fishing and general blokey merriment, there’s no better destination than Astrakhan. There’s a good chance you’ve...
Go green with a stay in one of Carlson Rezidor’s Sochi based hotels

Go green with a stay in one of Carlson Rezidor’s Sochi based hotels

This week saw the welcome news that five of Carlson Rezidor’s hotels in the Russian city of Sochi have achieved a Green Key eco-label, providing even the most eco-conscious of travellers a peace of mind during their stay! The award-winning, environmentally friendly accommodation includes three Radisson Blu hotels and one Park Inn which will offer up space for almost 1500 guests....
Travelling To Moscow On Business

Travelling To Moscow On Business

The Russian capital of Moscow is ideal for business travellers, as it is home to great conference and event venues, huge companies, and excellent places to visit after meetings. If you are going on a business trip to Moscow, make sure you know what to take when travelling to Russia. Before You Go You must...
Travel to Sochi On Business

Travel to Sochi On Business

The Russian resort city of Sochi has long been a popular holiday destination for Russian tourists. It’s also home to a variety of conference venues and attractions, and makes a great destination for business travellers. About Sochi Located on the Black Sea in southern Russia and known as the Pearl of the Black Sea, Sochi...
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