A small dictionary of going to the barbers in St Petersburg

For a gentleman, straying away from your regular barber can be a pretty harrowing experience. It feels like cheating on your life-long companion. There’s also always that worry about trying something new with somebody else. Will they know what you like? Will they be experienced? When I left England to come to Russia I had no choice… Continue reading

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Squeaky-clean Russian TV

The recent incident in which Russian TV channel TVT censored a mild swear-word caused great hilarity among TV viewers. Russian law states certain expletives, as laid down in an official list, must be bleeped out on television. A very sensible law in today’s world, many would be inclined to comment. However, during the recent airing… 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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