Sightseeing on Vasilievsky Island

You can do some great Sightseeing on Vasilievsky Island. Here in St. Petersburg I live on Vasilievsky Island (Васильевский остров). Aside from the occasional issues getting home before the bridges open for the night, it is a pretty amazing place to live. I thought I would highlight a few of the sights on the island… Continue reading

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«Опера – всем» in Saint Petersburg

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… Continue reading

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A Journey Through Time With the House of Fabergé

Fabergé

A Journey Through Time With the House of Fabergé I recently had the chance to visit the incredible Fabergé Museum in central St. Petersburg, just a few minutes away from Liden & Denz in the city center. The Fabergé Museum’s impressive collection gives the visitor a unique glimpse into the history of imperial Russia, particularly… Continue reading

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ЧАЙХОНА №1 Restaurant

The name of the restaurant means “Tea Room” in Tajik. This restaurant is great for a friendly or family reunion. I was a bit uncurious at first, as this place is located inside a mall, but I was very happy when I left at the end of the evening! The food is delicious and varied… Continue reading

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The Restaurant Day

Have you ever dreamed of opening you own restaurant? Or do you just love to eat and try new stuff? Either way, this Saturday (16th of May) you are in for a treat. On Saturday the so called Restaurant Day will take place around the world, and of course Saint Petersburg will take part. The… Continue reading

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Russian Chocolate: Saint Petersburg’s N.K. Krupskaya Confectionery Factory

Russian Chocolate

Russian Chocolate: Saint Petersburg’s N.K. Krupskaya Confectionery Factory Russian cuisine offers really tasty and filling dishes, but sometimes foreigners find them not so easy to eat as Russian Chocolate. Therefore, everybody agrees on the great variety of delicious Russian sweets: пирожные (pastries), печение (biscuits), торт (cakes), конфети (candy), вафли (wafel). In Russian supermarkets there are usually… Continue reading

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In Addition to AK-47, What Russian Weapons Do You Know?

Russian weapons

In Addition to AK-47, What Russian Weapons Do You Know? The Military-Historical Museum of Artillery, Engineer and Signal Corps is not only the oldest military museum in Russia, but also one of the most significant military-historical museums in the world. The Museum collection occupies 13 rooms with a total area of over 17,000 square meters… Continue reading

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A Look At Russian Architecture: Смольный Собор – Smolny Cathedral                  

Russian Architecture

A Look At Russian Architecture: Смольный Собор – Smolny Cathedral The beautiful blue and white cathedral situated by the Neva bank was initially built to house the daughter of Peter The Great, Elizaveta Petrovna, who was going to become a nun after being forbidden from taking the throne. But after a while, Elizaveta ended up… Continue reading

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