No availability found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg
... display. Apparently Russian people like massacring infant animals in great numbers. One striking display included approximately 50 baby emperor penguins.....not bad going. Other highlights included the baby mammoth, which suspiciously resembled old carpet. Museum fatigue set in not long after so we went for lunch, where Tom promptly decided to go into the girls toilets. He tried to explain that it was an honest mistake but I'm not sure. Other highlights included ...
... the geopolitics of energy, Stalinism, the collapse of communism and the rise of cowboy capitalism.
Peter “the Great” is the best place to start. As Russian ruler of the early 1700’s, he expanded Moscow’s reach eastward to the fur and gold riches of the Urals and Siberia and westward to the Baltic Sea by waging successful wars. By the mid 1700’s he had defeated the Turks, the Swedes and the Poles, carving out the largest empire ...
... the seasons change and the snow melt and the grass grow has been special. The city now is so different than the one we arrived in. Now tourists stroll down Nevsky Prospect and ever since the snows started to melt the city has been cleaning and sprucing itself up in anticipation for the White Nights and tourist season.
AS it became spring, the program held its annual Spring Ball. The evening was full of dancing ...
... Mikhailovsky Palace, beautiful even without the Art. Opened in 1898 then nationalised after the revolution in 1917 and filled with confiscated works from Palaces and Churches all over Russia. Very impressive. Russia is a contrast in so many ways, well what we have seen of it in St P, lots of demonstration of personal wealth with opulence, big cars, smart clothes and shops. The majority of cars are large new 4x4's, premium brands and obvious signs of money being ...
... Dumping the bags at the hostel we walked down the main boulevard until we got to the Winter Palace. Shut by then, with a vast empty square in front of it. Pizza at a strange sort of pseudo country style Russian pretending to be high class restaurant ... as you guess, difficult to define. The food was excellent tho .. that or we were too tired to care. In fact it's garbled vibe reminded me of a restaurant pointed out to me in London - Poland & Mexican ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility