Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg
We had been thinking of finding a guide to help us around in Moscow and St Petersburg – but I am glad that we didn't go to that trouble as it has been a piece of cake getting around these cities. We had thought that we would not be able to read words in Cyrillic script but we have picked up quite a bit and can vaguely read the things that we …
Has anyone ever attempted to sell you a potato peeler on the Metro before? Today I had the opportunity to partake in such an event.
From time to time there are vendors that come onto the Metro cars selling various things such as Metro Maps, cool handy gadgets and even matches. These people organize themselves and travel from car to car, mostly passengers just watch and sometimes buy things.
Today's vendor was the first of our trip, she came on with a sports ...
... dressed and wear killer heels. 2. Security in some form or another is EVERYWHERE! The range of uniforms is mesmerising and number of official looking people mind boggling. Police are stood at every single intersection and in every single metro. Wherever you look there is someone there making sure everything is running according to plan. Makes you feel safe but watched. Haven't seen any crime though so it must work. 3. Drivers are mental. Seriously mental. How they leave ...
... the turn of the 18th century. When he first came to power, Czar Peter the Great became frustrated with Russia's incredible opportunities to become a global power, but Russia's greatest strength, its vast size, also prevented it from being able to trade with other European powers. So, Peter I decided to start over and build a new capital city move the capital of Russia from at the Gulf of Finland on the Baltic Sea. Ergo, Saint Petersburg. Even though the city was built on the ...
... with different models, there are ones that aren't your taste, others - not your size, but there are always some that perfecty suit, so that you buy them. So when unknown by then Erik proposed me to join him during his August Eurotrip I just said yes, even being that stubborn Estonian.
-It would be bananawesome if you had the opportunity to visit. But perhaps you ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services