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Top Things to do in Saint Petersburg | Russia

Saint Petersburg – the city founded along the Neva River by Peter The Great. The location of the city means that it is strategically closer to Europe when compared to Moscow. It is for this reason that the city feels a lot more European than Russia. Since its foundation in […]

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DIY Guide to Visiting Catherine Palace | Saint Petersburg

This guide to visiting Catherine Palace is intended for the budget traveler. That is, the kind who prefers to spend less, but experience more when visiting a tourist attraction. You see, although it is possible to visit Catherine Palace in more comfortable ways (e.g. an organized tour) – we find […]

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Saint Petersburg Metro Tour | Self Guided

Saint Petersburg is the most visited city in Russia and is known worldwide for its museums, churches, and architecture. Unlike Moscow, the Saint Petersburg Metro is not as well known as a tourist attraction. The metro in Saint Petersburg is not as tourist-friendly, the trains are quite old and worn […]

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The Moscow Metro Tour | Self Guided

One of the top things to do in Moscow is to visit the world-famous Metro. Known as the ‘Palace of the People’, many of the metro stations are extraordinary, with ornate details and decoration. Indeed the metro is so famous that multiple agencies offer a ‘free walking tour’ designed to […]

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Apps you need to Download before travelling to Russia

Traveling to Russia can be quite daunting for some people. A different culture, language, and even alphabet are just some of the struggles people may encounter. Alas, with the technological advances in mobile apps in recent years there is plenty of help out there to help make your Russian trip […]

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A guide to visiting the Kremlin | Moscow

What is the Kremlin? The Kremlin is one of the most famous landmarks in Moscow, if not in all of Russia. Steeped in history, the Kremlin is a lot bigger then you may think! It is not just the workplace of the Russian President you know! The word Kremlin actually […]