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First Workday After Vacation

The pleasure of new working days or home, sweet home... Today, October 6, 2010, the work days after my 10 day vacation in Turkey, which I spent with a great pleasure with my wife near the solar town Alanya, began...

Posted on October 07, 2010

Service Availability Announcement!!!

This special news I would like to start informing my friends and clients that tomorrow I leave Moscow to spend with my wife (Olga) our 10 days vacation in Turkey, not so far from Alanya. We will return back to Moscow on 4th of October...

Posted on September 24, 2010

Tours to the Golden Ring

Today I met my new client, Bob from Los Angeles, at the airport. Over the next two days we have two great countryside trips to the Golden Ring of Russia planned. On Monday, August 16, 2010, we are going to visit Sergiev Posad and Perslavl-Zallesky...

Posted on August 15, 2010

Toxic Smog from Fires

Terrible smog from fires in the region have covered the whole city of Moscow again and again. From the end of June, 2010, the heat in Moscow beat all records for the last 130 years and most people weren't prepared for such extraordinary climate conditions.

Posted on August 07, 2010
Story of Artem Justin Hansen (Part II)

Story of Artem Justin Hansen (Part II)

Details of arrival Artem Saveliev to Moscow on April 8, 2010. It was sunny and pleasant morning. I got up early, saw my wife, and checked the mail just in case, but there were no more letters from Nancy...

Posted on April 10, 2010
Story of Artem Justin Hansen (Part I)

Story of Artem Justin Hansen (Part I)

I would like to set the record straight about how I became involved in this horrible story of an 8 year-old boy whose American parents abandoned him. I am working with overseas clients as a private English speaking tour guide and professional driver for many years. I am regularly contacted by Americans asking that I meet them at an airport...

Posted on April 09, 2010

Bombing in Moscow Metro

On March 29, 2010, another tragic event happened in Moscow that shocked not only the citizens of the Russian Federation, but also many people from countries that oppose the threat of terrorism. In the early morning rush hour, two women bearing suicide weapons blasted themselves in the subway trains of the Moscow Metro...

Posted on March 31, 2010

Season's Greetings 2010

Over the last couple of weeks before the upcoming winter holidays the traffic in Moscow became worse and worse. This was especially true after several heavy snowfalls and sudden changes in temperature: from +5 to -25 and then back to 0 today...

Posted on December 24, 2009

Moscow is ready to meet Obama

Obama will visit Moscow on July 6-8 to meet with President Medvedev and Prime Minister Putin. So now if you walk through the Red Square and Kremlin areas or any tourist attractions or crafts markets Vernisazh in Izmailovo you can see the ubiquitous nesting doll with Obama on them and also the American flag!...

Posted on July 04, 2009

Fairy-tale Town Suzdal

Today I was in Vladimir and Suzdal with my repeat client and great friend from NY, USA, who came to Russia again to see more sights in Moscow and to discover St. Petersburg. I work with my current client from June 25-29 and again from July 3-7, after her return from the “Venice of the North”...

Posted on June 26, 2009

About Me in Short

Guide, Driver and Photographer Arthur Lookyanov

My name's Arthur Lookyanov, I'm a private tour guide, personal driver and photographer in Moscow, Russia. I work in my business and run my website from 2002. Read more about me and my services, check out testimonials of my former business and travel clients from all over the World, hit me up on Twitter or other social websites. I hope that you will like my photos as well.

See you in Moscow!