3 Lenin Street, Novosibirsk, +7 383 222 72 94, hotel-1.ru/en
Perhaps the best located hotel in Novosibirsk for those who need to be right in the city centre. A two minutes walk from the Lenin Square, ten minute drive from Novosibirsk Glavniy train station, and about 40 minute drive from Tolmachyovo airport.
Tsentralnaya Hotel is a budget option, covering the basics like free wifi, free parking, ATMs, air tickets office, sushi bar and a buffet, laundry, ironing and hairdressers. The hotel offers studios, as well as deluxe and standard double and single rooms.
Picture: Tsentralnaya Hotel Novosibirsk
Slacklining 85 metres about the ground between two giant volcanic pillars in this Krasnoyarsk nature reserve.
Military tests in minus 30C to check performance of equipment and personnel in toughest of conditions.
Unique crouched burials for this period - comprising seriously ill quartet - presents archeologists with a puzzle.
Decline in consumption of venison and fresh river fish along with cut in distances covered on nomadic pasture routes ushers in modern curse.
Intriguing finds from archeological excavations in old garrison town of Tara, a key historic staging post to the east.