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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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Moscow view in Saint Petersburg Russia Moscow view in Saint Petersburg

For about a century, there has been a fragment of the wall of the Moscow Kremlin in the center of St. Petersburg, puzzling Petersburgers, Muscovites, and other passers-by. There is a place in St. Petersburg, next to which all the buildings of the eighteenth to nineteenth century seem modern. A view of it opens unexpectedly […]

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Yuri Gagarin Yuri Gagarin. “Poyehali”

April 12th is proclaimed the International Day of Human Space Flight, which is annually celebrated at the international level. In Russia, the holiday is called Cosmonautics Day. The date is timed to coincide with the first manned space flight, which was made by Y. A. Gagarin on the Vostok-1 spaceship on April 12, 1961. Yuri […]

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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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People walking along the promenade in Petersburg People of Saint Petersburg. Their features of character

Is it generally easy to differentiate a local from a city guest or recent resident? Can not speak for Russia as a whole, but can definitely share with you some insights on the population of Saint Petersburg. Actually, it is quite a popular question among travellers: “What is a typical Petersburgian like?”. Thus, I hope […]

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