High Above the Kremlin Tops – 2015 FINA World Championships


High Above the Kremlin Tops Here in my hometown of Kazan the 2015 FINA World Championships started on July 24th and will conclude on August 9th. This has been a great pleasure for me since I used to be a spring board diver in my younger years. Visiting this event has meant a short walk … More High Above the Kremlin Tops – 2015 FINA World Championships

Kazan’s New Jewel – At the Heart of the City


Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts and Riviera Tower Limited Liability Company have signed a management contract for a new deluxe hotel in Russia. The Kazan property will help the international hotel group with Swiss roots reinforce its footing in the Eastern European market and is scheduled to open in 2016. The new outstanding hotel will follow … More Kazan’s New Jewel – At the Heart of the City

Picture of the day


On Lake Qaban Yesterday we were down in the middle of town where we have 3 different lakes. I never thought that taking a picture of a “duck” would be interesting but the reflection of the water caught me by surprise. I hope that you like it. History of the Lakes Lakes Kaban, the system of … More Picture of the day