Russia
Exploring St. Petersburg’s wonderful winter on a budget

Exploring St. Petersburg’s wonderful winter on a budget

Visiting St. Petersburg in winter is a magical experience. You don’t have to have pockets full of cash to make the most of your stay in this beautiful city, as we found a local to share some great tips. Anna Avdeyeva is one of the co-owners of Best-Guides St. Petersburg and has been working as...
3 top museums when Moscow is on the menu

3 top museums when Moscow is on the menu

Check out these top 3 artsy Moscow museums. You will find architecture, photography and artefacts covering thousands of years of Russian History. If you are travelling through Sheremetyevo Airport on business or just as a stop over, then you will want to head into Moscow to check out this wonderful city. If it is your...
TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award Winners 2016

TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award Winners 2016

It’s that time of year again! TripAdvisor® is the world’s largest travel site with over 290 million traveler reviews and opinions of hotels, restaurants, and attractions worldwide.  Now in its 14th year, the Travelers’ Choice Awards are based on reviews and opinions of millions of travelers – the voices of our enthusiastic guests. We are...
A beginner’s guide to the Hermitage Museum

A beginner’s guide to the Hermitage Museum

In true imperial style, Russia’s most exquisite art gallery can be quite intimidating. Housing over three million items dating from the Stone Age to the present day, it’s wise to arrive with a plan of action. The Hermitage saw the dawn of light in 1764, when Catherine the Great bought a collection of over 200...
Amazing new Park Inn Destinations of 2015

Amazing new Park Inn Destinations of 2015

From Iceland to Dubai, 2015 has been an amazing year for Park Inn. As you know, we are constantly striving to add new colourful destinations for our guests to explore. So before we close this year, let’s recap all the new Park Inn hotels from 2015. All twelve of them! Park Inn By Radisson Hotel,...
How to spend the most perfect weekend in St Petersburg

How to spend the most perfect weekend in St Petersburg

Attractions, must-sees and must-do’s are scattered all over the wonderful Russian port city of St. Petersburg. In order to get the best of the city, make sure you plan ahead. Here are the top tips on what to see and do while in “the Venice of the North”. In a city with more than 5.2...
Unsure what to do with spare time from Sheremetyevo?

Unsure what to do with spare time from Sheremetyevo?

Explore Khimki, the area around Sheremetyevo Airport in Moscow. You can shop a MEGA store, step inside a submarine, go to the stadium and more. Spend some time checking out the area when working or staying at Sheremetyevo Airport. Take advantage of the great services at the Khimki Business Park, walk around history and take...
Check out the cool draw-bridges in St. Petersburg

Check out the cool draw-bridges in St. Petersburg

Built over 42 islands and connected by over 300 bridges, St Petersburg is a city of waterways. It is particularly famous for its beautiful drawbridges, which were installed to allow both waterborne and pedestrian traffic to come and go as it pleases.  Perched at the western edge of Russia’s vast territories, St Petersburg’s waterways play...
Discover our new Russian hotels

Discover our new Russian hotels

Over the past few weeks, our staff have been welcoming guests through the doors of two new Park Inn by Radisson hotels. Both properties are looking fresh, cool and colourful and are the first of their kind in their cities. Fitted out with contemporary décor, bars, restaurants and high-speed internet, they are they are the...
Join a whirlwind adventure of St. Petersburg

Join a whirlwind adventure of St. Petersburg

If you only have a few hours to spare in St. Petersburg, you can still discover the city’s must-see marvels thanks to these super convenient bus and boat tours, both of which run all year round. St. Petersburg is not described as the ‘Venice of the North’ for nothing. The city exemplifies Russia’s European heritage,...
Guide to nightlife in Ekaterinburg

Guide to nightlife in Ekaterinburg

Currently in the process of gearing up for the FIFA World Cup 2018, Ekaterinburg already has a nightlife scene well-prepared to keep hordes of international tourists happy. Beat them to it with a whirlwind tour of the top hotspots in Russia’s fourth-largest city.  Coyote Ugly Billing itself as ‘the most famous bar on the planet’, the...
A visitor’s bucket list to St. Petersburg

A visitor’s bucket list to St. Petersburg

Start checking off those St. Petersburg bucket list items on your next trip to Russia. First time traveler? Here are 6 items that should be at the very top!   1: Hermitage Museum © The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg The number one stop when in St. Petersburg for the first time traveler is the...
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