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8 fantastic St. Petersburg attractions and one surprise [with map]

8 fantastic St. Petersburg attractions and one surprise [with map]

If you are planning a trip to St. Petersburg, this is the ultimate list of what you need to see, with a handy map. Let the buildings astound you as you explore the rich culture of the Venice of North. Plan your trip to make sure it includes the most incredible and memorable attractions of...
Get glowing skin with gold

Get glowing skin with gold

Gold is the ultimate symbol of status. For centuries, people have adorned themselves with gold to symbolize wealth and luxury. Its been rumored that Cleopatra used gold on her skin to maintain her beauty. Though not scientifically proven, gold facials leave the skin looking as if you were ‘lit-from-within’. Celebrities have been known to get...
Easter themed cake pops

Easter themed cake pops

Colourful, creative and a real eye-catcher: Our Easter Cake Pops! Preparation: 1 hour, Cooling: 45 minutes We promise that these little cakes with their Easter “look” will make your Easter festivities just a little bit brighter! Whether it’s Easter bunnies, chicks or Easter eggs – our chefs at Park Inn by Radisson have let us...
Celebrate the White Nights Festival in St. Petersburg

Celebrate the White Nights Festival in St. Petersburg

Every summer a strange phenomenon occurs in St Petersburg. From early June to late July the city doesn’t get dark, even during the night. This gives the residents plenty of reason to celebrate. Due to this phenomenon, the White Nights Festival began. It’s a collection of events including art, music, opera, ballet, film, and huge...
How to avoid a spot of bad luck in Russia

How to avoid a spot of bad luck in Russia

Ever wonder how to avoid bad luck when travelling? Read our 9 favourite Russian superstitions. Russia, like every country, has its fair share of quirky traditions and superstitions. Before visiting, check out this list of some of our favourites. 1. When heading on a trip Before you even arrive in Russia, get in tune with...
Culinary exploration with the Ginza Project

Culinary exploration with the Ginza Project

What do you get when a group of creative innovators gather to ensure that some of the great cities of the world has a restaurant to please any palate and preference? The Ginza Project. On a culinary mission The rapidly expanding, international restaurant group, Ginza Project, owns more than 100 restaurants in various big cities...
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...
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