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Catherine Palace in Snow

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 […]

Europe, Latvia

Riga City Break

Our city break to Riga, the capital of Latvia, was our first time visiting one of the Baltic counties. We spent 3 nights in early December 2016. Accommodation for the weekend was Rixwell Old Riga Palace Hotel which cost approx €270 for a 3 night stay. This hotel was in a […]