Ketch Up Burgers – The Best Burgers in Town

Burgers

Ketch Up Burgers – The Best Burgers in Town Without any doubt it is great to try national dishes and experience local cuisine – but sometimes, especially when you are really hungry, all you need is great juicy burger. I have been to a lot of Burger Restaurants in Saint Petersburg and for me this… Continue reading

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Alexandrinsky Theatre & Swan Lake

The Alexandrinsky Theatre is one of the most famous theaters in Russia. It was designed by the Italian architect Carlo Rossi and was officially opened on 31st August 1832. It was named after the german wife of tsar Nikolaus I. Alexandra Fjodorowna but in the Soviet area the name of the building was Pushkin theatre. Many premiers… Continue reading

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The hidden treasures of Catherine Park

Saint Petersburg offers its visitors countless and varied opportunities for leisure activities. From romantic boot tour through charming canals, cultural afternoons at museums to modern shopping malls and amusement arcades. But sometimes it is necessary to take some time off to escape urban life and recharge your batteries. For the visitors of the eastern Metropolis… Continue reading

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ВДНХ – Modern amusement park with historical charm

Magic happens not just inside the ring line. Moscow is widely known for its historical buildings, unique churches and impressive architecture. But the vibrant Russian Metropolis has more to offer than what is in the city center. Before you start your journey off the beaten track downloading the Yandex.metro app helps you finding your way… Continue reading

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The historical center of Riga

Most people usually do a little bit of research before to go abroad. There are many different ways to gather knowledge about the most important sights, restaurants and activities. One of the probably best ways is to look up recommendations on travel platforms as you always get opinions from all over the world. At trip-advisor… Continue reading

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Dve palochki – global cuisine

If you already spent a few days in Saint Petersburg you probably came across “Dve palochki” (Две палочки). There are over 20 restaurants, many of them directly on Nevsky Prospect and one in front of the school, in Saint Petersburg and 10 in Moscow. The widely spread restaurant chain is highly appreciated by locals as… Continue reading

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Appreciate Your Russian Teachers Day Celebration

Russian Teachers Day

Appreciate Your Russian Teachers Day Celebration On the 5th of October more than one million high school teachers and 350 000 thousand universities teachers throughout Russia are being honoured as part of the Russian Teachers Day celebrations. Ever since the UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) recognized the importance of the teaching profession… Continue reading

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Shop and dine like a local – Kalnciema Quarter

Concerts, exhibitions, markets, open air movies and delicious local food – Kalnciema Quarter (Latvian: Kalnciema kvartāls) is highly appreciated by locals and just a pleasant 30 minute walk from the city center. Not only the program is rich in variety, also the location is extraordinary: A huge backyard surrounded by 120 year old charming wooden… Continue reading

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