Posts by: Jessica.Carrettiero

01 Aug
2015
I will definitely come back! I want to come back! Six months flew by so fast, and now it’s time for me to write my goodbye post. I came to Russia long time ago, in February when ice still covered completely the Neva in Saint Petersburg and people used to go ice-fishing on the canals. ...
30 Jul
2015
The Reputation of Moscow District in Riga Latgale, also known as Maskavas forštate (Moscow district), is with no doubt an interesting area in Riga, with a special atmosphere, character, and full of memories, but probably for this reason at the same time not the safest place of the city. The history of this poor and ...
28 Jul
2015
A Visit To The House of Peter the Great In the centre of Saint Petersburg, a bit off the beaten track stands a small red pavilion that contains a even smaller house: Домик Петра I (Domik Petra I), the cabin of Peter the Great. Located in Петровская набережная № 6 (Petrovskaya Naberezhnaya n. 6), this ...
25 Jul
2015
The most comfortable and efficient way to get around Saint Petersburg and Moscow is definitely the metro: it’s the fastest and easiest way for tourists and people that don’t know very much the city; in addition some metro stations are surprisingly beautiful, as real palace. But if one travels only underground he or she will ...
21 Jul
2015
Best Russian Souvenirs are found at Izmailovsky Market in Moscow Only best Russian souvenirs deserve to go home with you! The best place to find good quality and not expensive souvenirs is Измайловский рынок (Izmailovsky Rynok) also known as Вернисаж (Vernisazh). It is located north-east of Moscow, ten minutes away from Партиза́нская (Partizanskaya) metro station. ...
17 Jul
2015
When I first came to Russia I didn’t go to a ballet, unfortunately even the second time, and the third one I didn’t make it as well, so the fourth time I definitely wanted to go, one way or another. Everyday I passed by the Aleksandrinsky and Mikhailovsky Theater to go to school and everybody ...
14 Jul
2015
Russian language is a true challenge to all non Slavic native speakers, as you probably already know. Its grammar is one of the most tough and “frightening” parts, so that’s why everybody deeply focuses into it from the beginning. Actually, to learn a language one have to achieve many skills, and a good grammar knowledge ...
10 Jul
2015
The cultural capital will host the IV International Festival «Опера – всем» (Opera-vsem), “Opera for All”. Starting from Sunday 12, four unique evenings will take place in Saint Petersburg: the city invited soloists and musicians from all Russia and Europe to play together in an open air opera productions. The shows will be set against ...
07 Jul
2015
View The City From Anew: Riverboat Tours in Riga Riverboat tours are one of the best ways to view the city. Riga is well known for its historic centres, lots of churches and medieval, historical buildings. Since it’s not a huge city one can easily do sightseeing and reach the main places just by walk. The ...
03 Jul
2015
I don’t know how much you know about Russian Folktales and Illustrations but I think among the souvenirs one can bring back from Russia I think there should be also an illustrated book of Russian fairy tales. Russian folktales’ books are really fascinating and most of the time their illustrations are astonishing. Even if these ...