Babushka House

Vladimirsky Prospect, 14, Floor 3, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, Russian Federation | 2 star hostel
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Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg

The Extra Stop - St Petersburg

A travel blog entry by meanderingmand


... Belgian business friend and two new Russian friends later; Neil and I decided it was time to leave.

Across the road from the bar we were in was a conveniently situated kebab restaurant. I told Neil I would have what he was having and went to the loo to lean against the wall for a moment or two. I think he was slightly offended when I barely showed any interest in the kebab and tried to sleep on the table

He insisted that the kebab was good and I ...

Day 16 Visit the Port of St. Petersburg (Russia)

A travel blog entry by darrellt


Breakfast at 9am. Today we have French Toast (egg bread), fruit & a warm waffle smothered with berries.

We have some free time this morning as our tour does not leave till 11:30am, enabling us to have a bit of an early lunch on the boat before departing.

Today we have a 5 & a half hour organised tour off the boat, which goes to Peterhof, which is 28km out of St. Petersburg. This place is famous, & is ...

Amazing two days!!

A travel blog entry by abudebbie

... with rice and vegetables, traditional rye bread, and ice cream. Everything was very tasty. Next we went to Paul's palace. He was Catherine the Great's son and thought her palace was overdone, so he chose to make his in a different style. While you could see the differences, his was still over the top if you ask me! Where hers had actual carved moldings and relief decorations, his was decorated with paintings of carvings, so the look was similar, but without ...

Historical SPb, Tired Feet and Zakuski

A travel blog entry by planetlars


... count-down timers (electronic displays) at the traffic lights telling pedestrians and drivers alike how long they have until the lights change. As a pedestrian I find this useful, knowing how long one has left to cross wide busy streets.

By the time I walked home to meet Anton and Katya it was 20:30. I invited them out to dinner and asked they suggest a place. Anton was making his famous Ukraine borsch (beetroot soup). So after ...

Such are the joys of touring

A travel blog entry by andrewrmc


... would reveal an enhanced tapestry of opulence and beauty. With the constantly evolving visual feast we were given a thorough overview of the story behind the Russian Tsars, those who had built and inhabited this residence and others like them and who ultimately were forced from power by those they ruled over.

I truly believe travel brings with it a sense of humility, of contextualizing ones insignificance in a global ...

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