Travel Tips

Tourist information in St Petersburg

How to get Russian visa or book a visa free shore excursion? What safety rules are worth following in order to feel secure in a foreign country? What should you take with you to St Petersburg and why, or where to get something? These and other useful travel tips and recommendations check below. If you are struggling with finding any information about travelling to Saint Petersburg Russia, don’t hesitate to leave an inquiry for further communication.

Use delivery services during the quarantine Delivery services in Saint Petersburg. For those who stuck in quarantine.

Measures to counteract coronavirus infection in St. Petersburg are constantly being tightened and supplemented. Unlike other regions, we do not yet have a universal regime of self-isolation (it is forbidden to leave the house only to people 65 years and older). However, most Petersburgers are advised not to leave their homes until April 5, 2020, […]

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Boats on the channel of Saint Petersburg Russia Coronavirus: Updates from Saint Petersburg

COVID-19 ruined many plans of millions of people all over the world. And although I prefer not focusing on negativity, this pandemic is unfortunately our current reality that people try to overcome. For instance, earlier I shared some virtual tours of Saint Petersburg museums that are a great substitute nowadays. Today you will get to […]

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Ceiling in the State Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg Virtual Tours of Saint Petersburg Museums

Staying inside without being able to travel? Quite a common case considering the fact that the world is going a bit unsocial, but still friendly during the times of COVID-19. I will not focus on this topic, as there are many discussions, worries and updates out there. But there is one thing that I definitely […]

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Travelling with limited abilities still can be fun Accessible Attractions of Saint Petersburg

Generally, Russia is not among the most wheelchair accessible countries. However, such large cities as Saint Petersburg and Moscow have necessary ramps and elevators in some of their sights and locations. Speaking of Petersburg, its main reason for having just some limited equipment arrangements relates to the fact that most of the cathedrals and museums […]

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Toilet sign on the wall Public Restrooms in Saint Petersburg

As a private guide, I am sharing a lot of interesting information about different sights and tourist attractions of Saint Petersburg, including the Hermitage, magical white nights, city suburbs like Peterhof and Tsarskoe Selo. For this type of information, please visit WHAT TO SEE section. But today’s article will be about public restrooms in Saint […]

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Medical services in Russia Medical Services in Saint Petersburg

Saint Petersburg, Russia has a great healthcare system. There are both public and private clinics, as well as a range of pharmacies and ambulance services. The aid principle depends on the health problem and its complicity and urgency, as well as the availability of travel insurance. Below you can get familiar with the most common […]

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Exit sign Contacts In Case of Emergency

According to many forum discussions, Russia may truly sound and look scary for foreigners. There are worries about the language issues, some instabilities cause by stereotypes rather than common sense. Anyway, Saint Petersburg is not as scary as some might think. And when you get to know the system a bit better, you’ll feel even […]

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Gostiny Dvor on Nevsky Anenue in Saint Petersburg Communicating in Russian. Basics

Going to Russia sounds challenging for many people, and the reason does not deal with getting visa, but more like with some unconditional fears and worries about how they are going to be there. Some think that people speak only Russian, and they are generally scary and unfriendly. I am here to assure you are […]

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Mobile apps are a good tool to make travelling easy Useful Apps for Tourists in Saint Petersburg

Are you going to spend some time in Saint Petersburg? I’ve got some wonderful news for you. There are several useful mobile apps for tourists that will make your stay for much easier and more comfortable. Yandex.Maps Saint Petersburg is a megalopolis with millions of people and places. Getting lost there is very easy. In […]

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Palace Square in St Petersburg Russia Most Popular Tours in Saint Petersburg

Travelling to a new city is always exciting. However, it can be a bit stressful as well. The main problem is timing. Many tourists face a problem of identifying the perfect time period, they usually ask questions like “How many days do I need to see the most in the city?” Another popular issue is […]

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