Antalya Archeological Museum

In mid-October, while on vacation in Antalya, I wanted to visit the local center of culture and art (Antalya Kültür Sanat). By chance, my friends brought me to this Archeological Museum instead of exhibitions of contemporary Istanbul artists. The first thought was: “for what?” — I’m not a fan of looking at antiquities. However, I was delighted with the Museum and its collection, and did ...

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Artem Shubin, a “Wild” artist

Crimean impressionism… Sounds romantic, right? Artem is its brightest representative, and he most often does his work while hiking in the mountains. We talked with him about how he makes his paintings in the mountains and about the most dangerous adventures .

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Exhibition dedicated to Fyodor Zakharov

If you are going to the  Crimea before the 9th of August, be sure to plan a trip to Simferopol to visit the House of Artists on Karl Marx street 13/16. There is now a personal exhibition of Fyodor Zakharov’s works. Do not worry if you do not get on it next week — in the Simferopol art Museum it will open again in September, ...

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Yoga Retreat in the Crimea, Russia

The first time I did yoga was about two years ago. At that time I managed to attend not more than 12 classes (2-3 per week) and decided that yoga is not for me. In January 2018, with the opening of a new fitness club near my home, I went there and tried yoga again. Started with one or two times a week, I came ...

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Must-see places and things in Vologda, Russia

Vologda is a city with an 800-year history, where the letter O is so strongly loved that even a monument was dedicated to it. Speaking seriously, this city is worthy of your attention, at least for the weekend. Actually, in this post you will learn what to do in Vologda for a couple of days.

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