Winter surfing in Vladivostok

Vladivostok is the city of people with strong spirit. We are used to weather challenges. We are not scared of hurricanes, snowfalls or storms – we just dress warmly, wrap ourselves in a raincoat and go out as if nothing’s happened. It’s hard to impress a local resident with a temperature of +5 degrees celsius […]

Russian tradition of cabbage pickling

Pickled cabbage is one of the fundamental russian dishes. The history of it traces back to the Old Russia. When winters are long, and there were no stores to offered vegetables, people had to prepare them for winter themselves. This tradition is still strong to this day. Many countries have sauerkraut in their traditional food […]

From the summer to the hills

Autumn begins much earlier in the Hills than in the city or on the islands. At the end of September it’s already chilly in the shade of the trees, and in the morning the tent is covered with frost. But the air is more transparent – you can see all the cities in the district […]

Dersu. Part 1

If you don’t have a car, getting to Dersu wouldn’t be very simple. There are no direct buses going there, and Dalnekutsky Airport has become a beautiful legend long time ago. But the more difficult to get to the destination, the more interesting it is. Our journey has been very extreme. At 20:30 we boarded […]

Flying over the sea on the Crabbe peninsula

September is the best time for hiking and travelling around Primorye. The weather is not so hot anymore, and the nights are still warm. A team of rope-jumpers from Vladivostok called “Droprope” went to Khasan area to climb on one of the capes of Krabbe peninsula. It’s a very popular place for summer vacations and […]