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Girls with flowers standing together International Women’s Day Celebration in Russia

Although nowadays many people in Russia associate March 8 with an extra day-off, the holiday has very serious roots. So apart from getting to know a Russian way of celebrating International Women’s Day, below you can read about the historical origins of this spring holiday. Origins Initially, the date was created by a social movement. […]

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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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Lion statues in Saint Petersburg Russia Lion Statues in Saint Petersburg

Saint Petersburg is a very beautiful city, there is no doubt about that. But did you know, for instance, that apart from a variety of architectural styles the city streets are full of lions and sphinx. Those are sculptures, of course. Lions in Saint Petersburg vary: they are made of marble and gypsum, copper and […]

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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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Maslenitsa celebration in Saint Petersburg Russia Celebrating Maslenitsa in 2020

Maslenitsa is considered the ancient Slavic holiday. In fact, it is a festive farewell to winter and a holiday welcoming of spring. There is no actual date of celebration in the calendar, but it’s easy to calculate it yourself. Just subtract 56 days from the Orthodox Easter, you will get 48th day of the Great […]

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Renting an aparthotel in Saint Petersburg Russia Apartment Hotels in Saint Petersburg

Choose an apartment hotel if you are planning to stay in St Petersburg for a long time. They have everything you might need to feel yourself like home there, and in general the prices are comparable with hotels and hostels. Of course, much depends on their locations and number of rooms. Below you can see […]

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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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Smiling couple is sitting in a restaurant The Best Romantic Restaurants in Saint Petersburg

February might be a bit stressful season, especially for men who feel themselves under some pressure. Well, February is about St Valentine’s Day, and many ladies expect their men to do something special. Will be honest – dinner in a nice place is a safe and always working options. Thereby, to make your life a […]

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Enjoy the nightlife of Saint Petersburg Dance & Night Clubs in Saint Petersburg

Are you into nightlife activities? Feel like experiencing Saint Petersburg way of having fun at night? If yes, this article is definitely for you! After checking some locations myself, and gathering many reviews of others, I am happy to present you a list of cool dance and night clubs of Saint Petersburg! Before getting into […]

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Rooftops of Saint Petersburg, Russia Rooftops of Saint Petersburg

The views of Saint Petersburg are truly magical no matter what the season is. There is always something to watch and explore in such a beautiful and diversified city of the world. By the way, there is one specialty of the city that you must probably heard of its – rooftops of Saint Petersburg. Open […]

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