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Climb Kamchatka’s Volcanoes for Less

Earn a discount on airfare when you book it in conjunction with a 56th Parallel Kamchatka Discovery tour this summer. Experience Climbing an active volcano, Avachinsky, part of the UNESCO world heritage list.Sail past Orca whales and discover an astonishing array of wildlife like never before! Discover fishings’ final frontier on the calm waters of Bystraya river, while watching the …

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Where to Stay in Kamchatka

Accommodations in Kamchatka have improved dramatically over the last several years as the region grows in popularity among tourists. Most of the hotels are located within the city of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, or in the resort village of Paratunka, a 40 minute drive out of Petropavlovsk. Below is the list we’ve assembled to help you find a great place to enjoy and …

Explore Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Sakhalin Island

Billions of dollars in oil and gas investments have brought development and tourism to Sakhalin, an island that once just a penal colony during tsarist times. Major oil companies such as ExxonMobil and Shell maintain a presence there. Good food and hotels catering to foreigners are available. Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk has only about 200,000 residents, but boasts 52 hotels, countless banks and …

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2014 Calendar of Events in the Russian Far East

Russian Far East Events: City Day Celebrations, July-Sept, 2013: The following Russian Far East cities will hold their annual City Day Celebrations featuring festive events, including music festivals, performances, cooking and handicraft events, activities for children and major fireworks displays at various sites. If you want to experience Russian style celebrations, just hit the streets! Typically, when annual City Day …

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Announcement 19th annual RAPP meeting

19th Annual Meeting Russian American Pacific Partnership (RAPP) Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina, San Diego, California 9-10 September, 2014 We need your input to improve U.S.-Russian relations and economic opportunity.   Our bilateral relations need our help and we ask you to make your participating in the 19th annual meeting of RAPP a priority. Join with U.S. and Russian …