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12 Oct
2015
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 ...
10 Oct
2015
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 ...
09 Oct
2015
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 ...
31 Aug
2015
Nikolai Gogol’s stories continue to captivate readers in Russia and around the world. In St. Petersburg, Gogol’s legacy has provided the inspiration for a restaurant and a hotel in his name. But why does Gogol continue to carry such importance in St. Petersburg? Although Gogol did not live in St. Petersburg for very long, his ...
11 Aug
2015
During World War II, the Gatchina Palace was severely damaged and had to be reconstructed. Years later the different rooms became available to visitors, such as the Anteroom, The Marble Dining Room, Paul’s Throne Room. In Gatchina District you can go to museums like the “House of A.S. Pushkin’s Nanny”, “Suida”, “Rozhdestveno”, “Station Masterhouse”, and ...
08 Aug
2015
In the centre of the city it can be hard to find good Supermarkets in Saint Petersburg. You have probably heard about Stockmann’s and Lend’s supermarket by now, but maybe they are out of the way for you. So I am going to tell you about two companies that sell high quality produce in different ...
03 Aug
2015
Saint Petersburg is full of great restaurants, but also bars. If you have been in Saint Petersburg for a while now, you are probably already familiar with Ulitsa Rubinsteina. But there is another nice street not too far from it – Ulitsa Zhukovskogo – that has many great bars, like Bar 812. Bar 812 is ...
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. ...
31 Jul
2015
Would you like a St. Petersburg Breakfast? There are many places to have St. Petersburg breakfast. We have created a selection of our favourite ones. Please enjoy your stay in the city. Obed Buffet A great place for a late breakfast, not so much a brunch, as they stop serving breakfast at noon. As you ...
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 ...