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  • A Quick Guide to St. Petersburg

    So you’ve arrived in our northern capital, also known as the home of ITMO University. Where do you go first? What are the must-sees that will help you catch the vibe of the city and start on the path of getting to know it? Take this handy guide and set off exploring.

    23.08.2022

  • A Quick Guide to Moscow

    Over the years, we’ve written about many Russian capitals, but not the one and only Moscow. Today’s guide will rectify that with many tips and recommendations for your first encounter with this city.

    19.07.2022

  • St. Petersburg 101: Suburban Trains and Travel on a Budget

    An abundance of incredible destinations around St. Petersburg will open to those brave ones willing to venture into the city’s suburban trains. Here’s your guide on how to do it and discover a whole world beyond the city.

    15.07.2022

  • Nizhny Novgorod: The Capital of Sunsets

    Street art, highlands, and foods not to forget – discover a majestic city at the confluence of the Volga and Oka rivers.

    31.05.2022

  • A Secret Guide to Pavlovsk

    Quaint, green, picturesque, and just an hour away from the city, Pavlovsk is one of the most popular destinations in suburban St. Petersburg. From its remarkable railway station to the far reaches of the beautiful park, the town is a true treasure trove of cultural sites and heritage.

    26.04.2022

  • Yekaterinburg: Discovering the Heart of the Urals

    On the intersection of Europe and Asia, Yekaterinburg brings out Russia's controversial nature and spoils guests with hearty pelmenis.

    27.07.2021

  • Best Getaways From St. Petersburg on a Budget

    If you already know St. Petersburg like the back of your hand, it’s high time to get onto the next level. So, stock up on food and water, put your backpack on, and get on a high-speed train (and don’t forget about student discounts) to your soon-to-be beloved destinations: exquisite park and palace ensembles, sandy coasts of the Gulf of Finland, mesmerizing caves, and stony lake-forest lands – all within your reach and wallet.

    27.04.2021

  • Castles and Fortifications: Russia’s Hidden Medieval Gems

    From medieval torture rooms and royal assassinations to walls that once saw real knights, here are some of the most spectacular castles and fortifications in Russia that just might inspire you to try on a suit of armor.

    15.02.2021

  • Photographers Discovering Beautiful Abandoned Russia

    Russian architecture suffered a lot throughout the 20th century due to revolution, war, and urbanization. However, lots of remnants of the past are still there, and enthusiasts from all over the country strive to capture and, if possible, preserve what’s left of old churches, wooden houses, and other architectural works of art. Here are some links via which you can glimpse the eerie but fascinating world of abandoned Russia.

    18.01.2021