Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Kamchatka?

Kamchatka Peninsula is a 1,250-kilometer long peninsula in the Russian Far East, with the area of 472,300 km². It lies between the Pacific Ocean (to the east) and the Sea of Okhotsk (to the west). Between the peninsula and the Pacific Ocean runs the Kuril-Kamchatka Trench with the depth of 10,500 m.

Does a toilet REALLY flush backwards in the southern hemisphere?

No, it doesn’t. That’s an urban legend.

Does taking your shoes off at the airport’s security gate make air-travel safer?

Once again, that’s a big fat no. It’s degrading and pointless and only the product of a futile charade to make you feel safer. Just wear flip flops.