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Five Sochi Hotels worth staying in

Five Sochi Hotels worth staying in

Hotels in Sochi have earned a bad reputation during the 2014 Winter Olympics, with the popularity of the #SochiProblems Twitter hashtag and reports of poor handiwork, uncompleted hotel rooms and even wolves roaming the hotel corridors. Hotel comparison website trivago.co.uk is here to defend Sochi with five hotels you would actually want to stay in.

Wizz Air’s low fares land in Russia

Wizz Air has announced a new route from Budapest to Moscow Vnukovo which will commence on 23 September. The new service will initially operate five times a week.

Double your money with a trip to Moscow

Double your money with a trip to Moscow

Russia is proving one of this year’s must-see destinations according to Post Office Travel Money. The UK foreign exchange provider has registered a 55 per cent growth in Russian ruble sales this year compared with the same period in 2012 – making the Russian ruble one of its top five fastest growing currencies.

easyJet takes Russian Standard to new heights ahead of Moscow launch

easyJet has announced that with just two weeks to go until its first flight to Moscow the airline has done a deal with Russian Standard Vodka to sell the famous spirit on board flights.

easyJet to launch scheduled Manchester - Moscow flights

easyJet has announced it plans to launch the first ever scheduled flights between Manchester and Moscow in Spring 2013.

easyJet to launch London - Moscow flights from spring 2013

easyJet has been awarded the rights to fly between London and Moscow by the CAA and will launch flights from Spring 2013.

Unique white orca seen near Kamchatka

As if Kamchatka isn't a unique enough destination already, an all-white orca has just been observed swimming near its shores. Scientists sighted this amazing creature, presumed albino, in April near the Commander Islands, east of the Kamchatka Peninsula.

Discover the Russian Far East - Vodka, volcanoes & brown bears

Discover the Russian Far East - Vodka, volcanoes & brown bears

Limited opportunity remains for modern day adventurers to join like-minded travellers on an Orion Expedition Cruises’ Russian Far East voyage to the land of ice and fire.

AmaWaterways marks 10th anniversary with new ships & itineraries

Award-winning river cruise line AmaWaterways marks its tenth anniversary in 2012 with the introduction of the company’s twelfth ship, the m/s AmaCerto, with new culinary escorted tours in Europe, new wine route cruises on the Rhone and four cruises featuring the Floriade World Horticultural Expo in the Netherlands.

New Russia flights could boost yacht charter in Mallorca

New Russia flights could boost yacht charter in Mallorca

To coincide with the beginning of the peak tourist season, June saw the resumption of direct twice-weekly flights between Moscow and Spain’s Palma de Mallorca.

Air Astana launches new services to Georgia and Russia

Air Astana, Kazakhstan’s principal airline, has launched new services from Almaty to Tbilisi, capital of Georgia and Samara in southern Russia this month.

Emirates to serve St Petersburg

Emirates to serve St Petersburg

Emirates is to launch flights deeper into Russia by starting services to St Petersburg, which will become the most northerly point on the airline's network.

AmaWaterways to debut two river cruise ships in 2011

Award-winning river cruise operator AmaWaterways, known for its innovative ships and itineraries, is launching two state-of-the-art river cruisers in 2011.

All aboard to explore Eastern Europe

As part of Cox & Kings' expanding European programme, six new train journeys launching in 2011, have been added to its website.

Unlock the secrets of the Russian Arctic

Unlock the secrets of the Russian Arctic

Aurora Expeditions is once again pushing the boundaries of adventure travel with two brand-new voyages to the Russian Arctic; a land of complex history, unique cultures, inspiring landscapes and astounding wildlife.