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  • Unexplored St. Petersburg: Kanonersky Island

    Having lived in St. Petersburg for a long time, we fondly believe we know it inside and out. We’re taking suburban trains and exploring the outskirts to find hidden sights of our beloved city, when in fact, off-the-beaten-track gems of the Northern Capital are much closer than one can expect. Here’s our proof – a 15-minute ride from the city center will take you right into the middle of the unique culture, history, and mentality of Kanonersky Island.

    16.10.2020

  • Our Favorite Places to Experience Fall in St. Petersburg

    ‘Tis the season of warm sweaters, long scarves and spiced coffee. Turns out, we all have different places in our beloved St. Pete, where we tend to come in the fall – to fully embrace this essentially cosy time of the year. Who knows, maybe one of these will become your favorite, too?

    06.10.2020

  • The Unexpectedly Superstitious Side of St. Petersburg

    It might be the 21st century and we are planning our trips to Mars – but don’t let that fool you! Some of us still believe in superstitions and in some kind of spooky force out there casting good or bad luck our way. And if you are in for some luck, wealth, love, and maybe good grades, keep on reading – we know the secrets and are eager to fill you in.

    05.10.2020

  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: September 26-27, 2020

    Fall is in the air, and the September blues is starting to kick in. But you can still have a good time while soaking up those last days of rare but still warm sunshine thrust in between hazy and hurricane-like times. Let’s beat this urge to wrap up in a cozy blanket and binge-watch our favorite TV shows together – and, against all odds, fill our last September days with good vibes!

    23.09.2020

  • Public Transport in St. Petersburg

    St. Petersburg’s vast public transit network is easy to use and not overly expensive. In addition to being convenient and oftentimes quicker than a taxi or rental, it can also be a great way to explore the city on a budget. Visitors to Russia’s cultural capital can make use of the metro, buses, trams, trolleybuses, and commercial minibuses (marshrutkas). Here’s our primer on how to get anywhere in St. Pete without breaking the bank.

    15.09.2020

  • Secret Fast Food in St. Petersburg

    Craving to indulge in something delectable but sick of standing in queues or giving your money to fast food giants? We've eavesdropped on the locals (and checked their advice) to bring you some of the most unique places for a perfect snack in St. Petersburg. But only if you promise to keep it a secret!

    11.09.2020

  • This Mostly Stay-At-Home Weekend in St. Petersburg: August 29-30, 2020

    Enjoy your last chance to shake things up before the new semester starts with socially distanced yet fun activities in St. Petersburg.

    26.08.2020

  • Get Outside: Socially Distanced Activities in St. Petersburg

    Though summer’s nearly at its end, there’s still plenty of time to find new experiences or rediscover old ones. But with the health concerns still looming over us, what are we left to do? Surprisingly enough, a lot of things! Let’s dig into the list of just a few of the exciting (and safe!) activities you can enjoy in St. Petersburg these days.

    18.08.2020

  • This Mostly Stay-at-Home Weekend in St. Petersburg: Art and Cinema

    Now that we’ve survived the cloudy and gloomy weekdays, summer is promising to reward us for our patience with pleasant weather. That means it’s high time to enjoy a rich online program and outdoor activities, warmed by the August sun and protected by masks. Get ready for this weekend with a bunch of events from a cinema festival to a new art space opening!

    12.08.2020

  • 5 Things You Didn’t Know About St. Petersburg

    What I love about St. Petersburg is the beautiful architecture, the canals inspired by Venice and Amsterdam, and the rich history. In the 4.5 years that I’ve lived here I also constantly see the city go through changes: the restaurant across from work, for example, has changed at least three times, and even the building I work in has changed significantly from when I first arrived. So I can barely imagine what surprising changes have taken place in the city since its founding in 1703.

    11.08.2020