VK Fest – worth the hype?

This coming weekend the 20-21st of July 2019, VK Fest will be setting up in St Petersburg for the fifth year in a row. VK Fest is markedly the biggest festival in Russia – last year over 90 thousand people came from far and wide to attend this summer event. The tickets cost around 3000… Continue reading

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VDNKh: Top Three Temporary Exhibitions

VDNKh Top Three

VDNKh: Top Three Temporary Exhibitions Known until only recently as The All-Russian Exhibition Centre and now by its original name, VDNKh (ВДНХ), this really is the perfect place to engage with exhibitions on a broad range of themes and topics. The magnificent pavilions house an entire host of retrospectives, expos and fairs throughout the year: I… Continue reading

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Sapsan

Studying in St. Petersburg, but want to visit Moscow on the weekend? Time can be short when you are student and a train ride can take up to an entire night. So, what can you do? Buy a ticket on the super fast train Sapsan (Сапсан), and reach your destination in just under 4 hours!… Continue reading

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