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Saint Petersburg: Recognized & Rewarded Russian City

It is hard to become the best, and even harder to sustain such a premium status. Fascinating news is that St Petersburg manages to do that, becoming the best world’s travel destination and getting internationally awarded accordingly. Recently, Saint Petersburg was chosen the World’s Leading Cultural City Destination as well the Europe’s Leading City Destination […]

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Young handsome traveler man with backpack wearing casual clothes and cap looking at map, searching for direction while walking in European city street in summer Frequently Asked Questions about travel in St Petersburg

Avid travelers know that when preparing to travel to another country, hundreds of different questions arise in their heads. And often such questions as how to get there, where to live and what to see are not the most difficult. After all, there are many things that are fundamentally different from what we are used […]

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ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA - AUGUST 08, 2020: Boeing 737-8?? (VP-BQM) aircraft of Pobeda Airlines against the background of the new terminal building. Pulkovo Airport Resumption of international flights and permission to arrive in Russia for October-November 2020

In August and September 2020, Russia began to resume international flights with several countries. Citizens of these countries are allowed to fly to Russia without restrictions, observing the permitted periods of stay in the country and the visa regime that apply to these countries. Requirements They also need to provide a PCR test (certificate) about […]

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people on the streets of Saint Petersburg How much money do I need?

Another of the most important questions when planning a trip is how much money do I need? How do I pay by cash or card? All goods and services on the territory of the Russian Federation are paid in rubles in cash or by card. Cards are accepted almost everywhere, with the exception, perhaps, of […]

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Urban architecture of Saint Petersburg, street view In Saint Petersburg By Car

In St. Petersburg, as throughout Russia, there is a right-hand traffic. Traffic signs are used in accordance with international traffic regulations. Where and how can to park a car? That’s probably the main question exciting for motorists in a foreign country. The main rule that can be distinguished is, if not prohibited, then it is […]

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Grigory Rasputin surrounded by people Grigori Rasputin. Holy old man or a swindler on a global scale?

Grigori Rasputin was born in 1869 in the large village of Pokrovskoye in the Tobolsk province on the banks of the Siberian river Tura. Back in the middle of the 18th century, his ancestors, among the first settlers who mastered Siberia, settled in Pokrovskaya Sloboda. Father cultivated his allotment of land, and when the field […]

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Great Patriotic war monument in Saint Petersburg Russia May 9: The Victory Day in Russia

May 9 is a historical day celebrated by the Russians and people from the former Soviet Union republics. This year is special as May 9, 2020 is the 75th anniversary of the end of the Great Patriotic War. Usually this important holiday is celebrated with a military parade, concerts, fireworks and definitely, recognition of the […]

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Landscape view from the plane Interesting Travel Blogs to Follow

I personally like learning something new. Exploring unusual facts, wonderful places and interesting people is always a pleasure and pure joy. For instance, I am into checking travel blogs. Especially, during the time of worldwide “staying home” trend. Pretty much it is possible to travel all over the world by simply staying at home on […]

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The Winter Palace top view Explore Saint Petersburg Online

What if I tell that I got a surprise for you? To be honest, I really hope that your in-home routine goes well and you are in great health, both physical and mental. I also assume that many travelling plans are ruined already, and many of you who had a plan to visit Saint Petersburg […]

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Traditional Russian Easter treats Orthodox Easter

Easter is the bright holiday of the Resurrection of Christ. As in the case of Christmas, the dates of celebration in Catholicism and Orthodoxy are different due to the Gregorian and Julian chronology. This year it’s April 12 and April 19. But these are conditional differences. The main feast day of Christianity unites millions of […]

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