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  • Our Top 7 Summer Must-Dos in St. Petersburg

    Want to have a truly St. Petersburg summer experience? Here are our top local activities to make this season one to remember.


  • St. Petersburg by Water: Boat Tours Guide

    St. Petersburg – the Northern Capital – is beautiful from any angle, but, without a doubt, the most spectacular views are available from the water. Thanks to the extensive network of rivers and canals that binds the city’s many islands together, St. Petersburg got the nickname “the Venice of the North.” From that perspective, acquaintance with the city wouldn’t be complete without a boat tour. Here’s our guide to help you navigate the ocean of options and choose the perfect ride.


  • White Nights in St. Petersburg

    You might already know that St. Petersburg is renowned for the fascinating natural phenomenon of white nights. But what are they, and what is it that makes them so special? Let’s find out.


  • The Magic of: White Nights

    White nights – a brief period from May to July when it doesn’t get totally dark at night – could be considered St. Petersburg’s calling card. The Russian poet Alexander Pushkin famously described this time as “one dawn is in a hurry to replace the other, giving night just half an hour.” But what’s it like if you live here? Breathtaking? Annoying? We asked around.