Archive for September, 2010

Capsule Hotel

Russian architectural firm “Arch Group” has developed capsule hotels “Sleepbox”.

Its futuristic design reminds of “The Fifth Element” film.

The mobile 3.75 m2 unit can be located anywhere people need a place to rest or relax. The hotel designed primarily for short-term leisure travellers in airports, train stations and even in the exhibition and shopping malls.

Sleepbox is equipped with a ventilation system, sound alerts, built-in LCD TV, WiFi, sockets for a laptop, charging phones and space for luggage. After clients leave the unit, the automatic change of bed linen starts and the quartz lamps turn on. A person can pay at a shared terminal, which provides the client with an electronic key. It is possible to stay in the unit from 15 minutes to several hours.


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We have updated our departure dates and prices for 2011. With 15 sailings a month and prices from £1,195 per person you will definitely find your ideal cruise.

You can either go on a cruise between Moscow and St. Petersburg (the most popular destination) or sail along the Black Sea and the Dnepr river visiting four different countries: Ukraine, Bulgaria, Romania and Turkey.

Book your cruise before 31 December 2011 and get £75 off per person.

View cruise schedule

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Aeroflot has introduced a special offer for flights from Moscow to London. The cost of a return ticket is 9,362 roubles (appr £200). This action followed a similar offer by another air company – bmi.

Tickets are on sale until September, 30 2010. The departure should be between October, 1 2010 and March, 31 2011. Minimum stay in London is one week, maximum stay is one month. The ticket must be issued within 24 hours after booking.

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Moscow Cavalry ParadeThis week visitors of Red Square are able to see performances of the President Cavalry Regiment Honorary Escort and the Kremlin riding school.

The performances will be held from the 1st till 5th of September at specially assembled arena. The program consists of two parts: a joint riding of Cavalry Honorary Escort with the Kremlin riding school as well as performances of young riders of this school.

The performance starts at 13.30 and it is free of charge.

In addition, the program can be seen in the festival “Spassky Tower” but the entrance will be chargeable.

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