Looking to transport yourself back in time? The Museum of Soviet Arcade Machines (Музей советских игровых автоматов) has to be one of the most entertaining museums in St. Petersburg! It is less a museum than an actual arcade hall, complete with fully-functioning old game machines (well, almost all of them work – they are Soviet ...
St. Petersburg is a city famous for its fairy-tale looks. The turrets of the Church of the Spilled Blood and the intricate architecture combine to make St. Petersburg a truly magical place. So, where better to make your dreams come true? I’ve tracked down some of the best places in the city where you can make ...
5 Coffee Shops in St. Petersburg Looking to quench your caffeine craving? Look no further! Liden and Denz Video Blog Intern Ryan Gourley will show you the 5 best coffee shops in Saint Petersburg and what to order at each one. Music by Herbie Hancock.
В Питере Пить – V Pitere Pit’ (Drinking in Saint Petersburg) Weekend is around the corner so I thought I’d share some of my favorite bars with you that are worth a visit (none of them on Dumskaya.) For your convenience, they are grouped in one area of the center, all within crawling distance of ...
Friedelind Stadler from Villach, Austria, is a student at our Saint Petersburg Language Centre. It is the fourth time she has decided to come to study at our school to improve her knowledge of the Russian language. What was your past or is your present profession/position? Right now, I am retired, but I used to ...
The Yelagin Park is a protected natural complex located in the north part of Saint Petersburg, in the district of Primorskaya (Приморская). The park is open in all seasons from 6 am to 11 pm; is the perfect place for a walk, cultural activities, roller skating, bicycle riding sunbathing on the lake shore, dancing and ...
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 ...
Have you ever wished to live in the beautiful and majestic Hermitage? Well, there are over 50 cats living your dream. Some are chilling in the inner courtyard while others sneak around the baroque walls and disappear in the courts which are closed for visitors. Although many people think that these kittens are tolerated strays ...