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THINGS TO DO IN ST. PETERSBURG

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

  • Hello: “Zdravstvuj” (pronounced: zdrah-stvooy)
  • Thank you: “Spasibo”
  • Currency: Ruble
  • Population: 143,500,000
  • Best time to visit: May – October
  • Average temperatures: July 23°C, January -6°C
  • Important telephone numbers: 112 (emergency) and 102 (police)

POSTS FROM RUSSIA

  • Saint Petersburg, Russia

Alone in Russia. When solo travel is scary

April 3rd, 2016|26 Comments

At the bus station in Tallinn, I met a nice, orderly lady. She was in her late 50's or early [...]

  • Peterhof Palace, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Peterhof Palace – a tale of Tsars and gold

March 27th, 2016|10 Comments

Saint Petersburg is one of those cities that has so many beautiful sites that you have [...]

  • The Hermitage, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Wandering the halls of The Hermitage

March 22nd, 2016|12 Comments

Are you familiar with The Hermitage? If you're as art clueless as I am, I can tell [...]

  • Russia

Saint Petersburg, you are fascinating

March 18th, 2016|10 Comments

Saint Petersburg was never part of my travel plans to begin with. I was only supposed [...]