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10 Fun Activities in St. Petersburg

10 Fun Activities in St. Petersburg

The city is bubbling over with pretty streets, grand buildings and many educational museums. But let’s not forget that St. Petersburg also offers a huge variety of fun activities for all ages. St. Petersburg is the second largest city in Russia, and known to be the country’s cultural heart. It is often referred to as...
Harley Davidson Festival Comes to St. Petersburg this August

Harley Davidson Festival Comes to St. Petersburg this August

First held in 2011, the Harley Days Festival is now one of the biggest and best Harley Davidson enthusiast events in the world. Come to the Venice of the North this August to see some rubber burn! Now in its fourth year, the Harley Days Festival should be the star attraction in the calendar of...
ExpoForum: St Petersburg's New Convention Arena

ExpoForum: St Petersburg’s New Convention Arena

Arguably Russia’s most fascinating city, St Petersburg’s arts and entertainment scene just got a whole lot bigger. From this October, visitors will be able to pay visits to the expansive ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre for business, pleasure and everything in between. Visitors heading to Russia’s capital now have everything they need under one roof,...
#Innsider’s guide to St. Petersburg

#Innsider’s guide to St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg is the second biggest city in Russia, so choosing what to do can be tricky! Our Innsider guide unearths some of the more obscure activities as well as local delicacies and tips. Enjoy our innsight to this cultural gem. Starts of the White Nights Created in 1993, Stars of the White Nights One...
Discover Moscow Stars

Discover Moscow Stars

If you’re in Moscow during the end of April and find yourself pining for a healthy dose of creative arts, then a trip to the annual Moscow Stars International Arts Festival may be just the ticket. The festival aims to showcase the very best of the Russian arts scene, featuring a variety of categories including...
Celebrating the feast of Troitsa in Moscow

Celebrating the feast of Troitsa in Moscow

If you’re in Moscow in the weeks following Easter, you may notice a lot of extra greenery in places you wouldn’t normally expect. Many local houses, flats and churches will be decorated with fresh green branches, flowers and leaves in honour of Troitsa, or the Feast of the Trinity – more commonly known as Pentecost...
Best cafes with free WIFI in Krakow

Best cafes with free WIFI in Krakow

The former Polish capital of Krakow is full of charm and allure. Its historic city center is a UNESCO protected heritage site, but the coolest haunts are still modern enough to appeal to the tech savvy traveler. When you’re traveling on your own, top priorities are usually simple: a reliable WIFI connection and a drink...
Historic highlights of Astrakhan

Historic highlights of Astrakhan

Astrakhan is one of Russia’s most diverse cities, with cultural influences ranging from Persian cuisine to Chinese design. This southern centre on the shores of the Volga is jam-packed with historical gems for you to uncover.  Back in the days of the old Silk Road, Astrakhan was a thriving trading post thanks to an enviable...
City Guide: Top 5 things to do in Petrozavodsk

City Guide: Top 5 things to do in Petrozavodsk

Petrozavodsk is the capital city of Karelia (called Petroskoi in Karelian) and sits on the western edge of the beautiful Lake Onega. If you find yourself in this Russian town on business or as part of a holiday to the area, then read on and add our top five things to do in Petrozavodsk to...
Celebrating Space Exploration History in St Petersburg

Celebrating Space Exploration History in St Petersburg

To commemorate the first space flight of Yuri Gagarin on 12th April 1961, three Park Inn by Radisson hotels in St. Petersburg are offering a great chance to save on accommodation in St. Petersburg from 11 April to 13 April 2014 inclusive. To qualify for the special rate: Upload a photo with an “I’m an...
Discover the best of Ekaterinburg

Discover the best of Ekaterinburg

Visitors to the beautiful Russian city of Ekaterinburg are spoiled for choice with the city’s range of historic and cultural attractions. Discover more about the history and culture of Ekaterinburg by visiting some of the most remarkable tourist attractions this vibrant city has to offer. The Church on the Blood The Church on the Blood...
The 2014 Winter Olympics Aren't the Only Reason to Visit Sochi

The 2014 Winter Olympics Aren’t the Only Reason to Visit Sochi

As the host city of the 2014 Winter Olympics, Sochi has enjoyed more than its fair share of global exposure in recent weeks. But there’s more to the coastal city than just winter sports events. Its subtropical climate and great attractions make it a perfect holiday destination all year round. Located near the Georgian border...
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