Escaping Saint Petersburg for a day

Sometimes we all have to take a break from fast-paced life in the city, even if it is just for one day. It doesn’t really matter whether you’re living here for a long period or just staying for a few days as a tourist. With the following tips you’ll be able to make your short… Continue reading

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5 unconventional activities to do in Saint Petersburg

St. Petersburg has a lot of sights and conventional activities on offer, such as visiting the Hermitage or a day trip to Peterhof. But what unconventional activities can you do here? And what about the slightly unusual sights, just waiting to be discovered? Well, have a read of the following blog and you’ll discover a… Continue reading

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Best free activities in SPB

Saint Petersburg isn’t always a cheap destination, but there are some places that you can visit for free –so take note! Normally entertainment comes with a price tag so make use of the many parks, art galleries and stunning cathedrals. Make use of free admission Some museums have free entrance days. The Hermitage has one… Continue reading

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A small dictionary of Russian street food

There are a lot of things I love about Russia, but I’m definitely obsessed with food. If you’re planning to visit St.Petersburg (or Russia in general), mentally prepare yourself: you’ll gain some weight! It is impossible to resist delicious – and very affordable – street food while walking around the city. So, here are some… Continue reading

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5 Handy Hints for Living in St. Petersburg

Thinking of coming to St. Petersburg? The beautiful Northern Capital is bursting at the seams with culture, history and art. With so much to explore, it’s worth getting to know the practical ins-and-outs of living here! I’ve put together 5 handy hints for life in St. Petersburg to help you truly get to know the… Continue reading

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