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The Georgian government is pinning its hopes mainly on tourism to boost its economy. Last autumn, the Prime Minister stated that the country hopes to host eight million tourists a year by 2020. 473 more words


Man takes photos of dogs in Sochi to promote compassion

Sergey Taran, an animal photographer from Russia, created a photo series of stray dogs in Sochi in order to inspire others to help homeless animals. 189 more words

The Hydrant

You can't say you haven't been warned.

Russia put up this poster for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.

Everybody should have listened to that warning.


New Russian Grand Prix Deal

Organisers of the Russian grand prix have completed a deal to keep the Sochi race on the calendar until 2025.

Discussions regarding the races future have been held since last year, the original deal expiring in 2020. 220 more words


The Little Explorer on a week-long trip to Russia

(Mid-February – good time to experience minus temperatures and snow)

This time the journey takes us to Moscow and Sochi – two cities quite different in what they can offer to tourists… 694 more words


Pilates Inspiration - Yuzuru Hanyu

I mentioned figure-skating in my last Pilates Inspiration post about pole-dancing.  Here’s Olympic Men’s Figure-Skating Champion, Yuzuru Hanyu from Japan with his record-breaking Short Programme at the Sochi Winter Games in 2014.  54 more words

Sochi Slip Up & My Gossip Addiction

I don’t think there’s anything juicier than a scandal. I’m not referring to Kerry Washington making out with the leader of the United States, but instead a real life crisis dripping in detail. 721 more words