Hostel Metro Tour

Address: 47 Blagodatnaya str, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, 196105, Russian Federation | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg

From Russia With Love

A travel blog entry by shunny81 on Jul 25, 2014

2 comments, 20 photos

... what to expect. It didn't help that my light reading of the Lonely Planet on the flight from Berlin also revealed that it is common for tourist to be stopped by the police and 'fined' for made up reasons which is a way of getting a bribe to give you the opportunity to sort the problem out on the spot as opposed to going to the station and being formally booked. The best thing to do is to try to blend in and to look confident but this is very difficult to do with ...

Adolf Wanted It Wiped From The Face Of The Earth -

A travel blog entry by sheilarickbevis on Apr 27, 2014

5 comments, 45 photos

... father of modern Russia and used force effectively to enlarge his country and guarantee that his family and friends would remain rich and powerful. Much there to admire. His third winter palace still exists and there is a collection of his stuff, including the lathe he used to make furniture and whatnots. This industry kept him grounded and in tune with the common artisan. Enough of Pete. His pal Menshikov, who he made admiral of the newly ...

Surreptitious and Stylish

A travel blog entry by madanaki on Apr 17, 2014

7 comments, 20 photos

... Bar. We got waylaid by a very unusual bar which had 2 bronze Sphinx like characters with chains around their necks out the front. Looked like our kind of place so we wandered in and were given some bunny ears to wear (It's Good Friday tomorrow so we went with it). The Ukrainian waitress practiced her English on us and and we stayed for a very expensive drink before toddling off for another loooonggg walk to the elusive Craft beer Bar.

We ...

Stamps in the passport

A travel blog entry by arilauraharold on Sep 13, 2013

56 photos

... for the city. It is a city of as much suffering as extravagance and all within modern history. It is hard to believe that this suppression of it’s people through communism lasted into our lifetimes. It made us feel quite na´ve as we knew very little about this apart from what we learnt from Animal Farm. It is a knowledge gap that we shall continue to fill.

We managed a walking tour the next day once being informed our initial option had ...

Pulkova Airport, St Petersburg - we've gone nomad!

A travel blog entry by kandjgonomad on Oct 03, 2012

... to rock. Apart from that and an emergency stop by our plane because of a game of chicken with an airport car, the queues and decor inside matched the lack lustre expressions of the few border guards who felt they needed to be there to meet the endlessly long queues to get in.

'Don't smile they'll think you're stupid - look serious...' was the general sway of advice provided in the few books/articles about getting ...