With the outbreak of COVID-19, governments are encouraging people to self-quarantine and practice social distancing. Cruise lines have cancelled cruises, governments have shut down borders, and air travel has
Travel can be hard work, especially in an unfamiliar place such as Russia. Naturally, exploring St.Petersburg can become a frustrating duty, especially if you or any of your family
Find out why The Hermitage Museum is the top destination in St. Petersburg and what you can expect to see there. Below, we outline the history of the museum,
If you are coming to St. Petersburg by cruise ship, check out our ranking of the Top Ten Best Things to Do in St.Petersburg and find an answer for what to see and do in this beautiful city.
St. Petersburg is a unique city — European, Russian, Soviet, and Asian influences have shaped its architectural styles. And it is fantastically beautiful — it boasts hundreds of shining spires, monumental cathedrals, grand palaces, gilded domes, and endless canals….
Pavlovsk Palace, or “Paul’s Palace” in English, is a hidden gem that is widely overlooked by passengers arriving to St Petersburg by cruise ship. Visitors who do decide to tour it, are treated to its gorgeous interiors and fantastic pieces of art. Since it is not as well-known, it provides an excellent opportunity to take a break from a busy itinerary in relative tranquility.
The Eliseyev Emporium (sometimes spelled Elisseeff ) is the cherry on top of Nevsky Prospekt in St Petersburg and inspires that sense of “childlike wonder” for visitors of all
Grand Maket Russia interactive museum is a gigantic miniature model of Russia, built in 1:87 scale, which covers an area of 800 square meters (8,600 sq ft). It is the largest miniature in Russia and second largest miniature in the whole world.
Catherine’s palace is one of the most famous summer palaces of the Russian Royal family. It is a destination that people from all over the world flock to see
The “Museum of Soviet Arcade Machines” is an interactive museum with a collection of original working arcade games from the Soviet era. In this article, we discuss some of the exhibits which you can actually play! We also briefly discuss the role of arcade games in The Soviet Union.