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  • Immersive Theater: What It Is and Where to Experience It in St. Petersburg

    William Shakespeare once said: “All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players.” His words have never been truer than ever since immersive theater hit the global scene. What is it and what’s in it for you? Let’s figure it out.

    21.01.2022

  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: December 25-26, 2021

    Ho-ho-ho, beware, the last weekend of 2021 is approaching – which means it’s time to have some fun and see the year off in the best way possible! Read on for a selection of Christmas markets, one exhibition, and a special holiday concert. 

    22.12.2021

  • One Perfect Day: Feel Swedish in St. Petersburg

    Want to fall in love with Sweden and its traditions in a day without even leaving St. Pete? That’s exactly what will happen to you once you spend 24 hours following the guide below. So get your Kånken (and that’s pronounced “kOnken”, not “kAnken”) bag ready – and let’s go! 

    10.12.2021

  • Living in St. Petersburg: Architectural Layers

    St. Petersburg is a city of incredible beauty and architecture. From the stunning Catherine Palace in the southern suburb of Pushkin to the Winter Palace right in the center of the city, St. Petersburg is a blend of Baroque, Classicism, Eclecticism, and Art Nouveau. But while the city center denounces high-rise buildings, the outskirts tell a different story. In a city of over 5 million residents, where does everyone live and what can you find if you venture out beyond the historical districts? Each layer of the city was built during a different era and reflects the history and attitudes of that time. Check it out. 

    23.11.2021

  • One Perfect Day: Feel French in St. Petersburg

    If you feel like another cultural adventure, why not spend the day as if you’re in France? No Eiffel Tower or red beret required!

    01.10.2021

  • Unexplored St. Petersburg: Trendy Spaces for Art, Thrift Shopping, and Food

    From vintage stores, trendy cafes, and bars all the way to pic-worthy murals, here’s our roundup of the best off-the-beaten-track places and hip spots in St. Petersburg.

    27.09.2021

  • Your Fall 2021 Guide to Life in St. Petersburg

    Fall is here! And although it brings unrelenting rain and bone-chilling wind, it also comes with a slew of upsides, too! Few sights in St. Petersburg can outshine the charm of its auburn-and-yellow parks – or the honey-golden hue of its early sunsets. And there’s so much to explore, both indoors and outdoors. Here are our top choices:

    14.09.2021

  • Eiffel Towers of St. Petersburg: Controversial Landmarks of the Early 21st Century

    Surprisingly or not, some of the most well-known symbols of individual cities and even entire countries had once been subjects of never-ending debates. The Eiffel Tower in Paris, the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, the Shard in London… But what about St. Petersburg? Here are some of the most recent architectural projects that have become a truly integral part of the city’s landscape despite the controversy surrounding them.

    06.09.2021

  • ITMO Student’s Quick Guide to Life in the City

    As the new academic year kicks off, we’re happy to see some new faces pop up around the campus as more and more students arrive to St. Petersburg from all over. And to get you up to speed, we’ve put together a quick but comprehensive adaptation guide. Welcome to ITMO!

    31.08.2021

  • New Nature Exhibition Experience: Excavating the New, Burying the Old

    Have you ever imagined what the 2020s would look like in history textbooks? Do you see us praised or criticized by our descendants? The New Nature exhibition at the Manege Central Exhibition Hall gives you a glimpse of what our time could look like through the lens of history – with AR, AI, and a brand new way to experience art. 

    20.08.2021