St Petersburg in winter: a travel guide

St Petersburg in winter: a travel guide

This post is all about St Petersburg in winter. Russian winters are famous for being cold and harsh. You might wonder why you should visit St Petersburg in winter in the first place. In fact, most visitors try to avoid St Petersburg in winter. But 

A self guided St Petersburg Metro tour

A self guided St Petersburg Metro tour

This post is a self guided St Petersburg metro tour along the most beautiful metro stations in St Petersburg. You might be surprised to hear that going on a St Petersburg metro tour is actually one of the cheapest and best things to do in 

Arktika express: the St Petersburg to Murmansk train

Arktika express: the St Petersburg to Murmansk train

The Arktika train that runs from St Petersburg to Murmansk is among Europe’s most underrated train journeys. This beautiful ride is often overlooked by travellers in favour of the more famous transsiberian line. However, if it comes to the scenery along the way, the St 

Top things to do in Murmansk: the Russian Arctic

Top things to do in Murmansk: the Russian Arctic

Russia has quite a history of building cities in some of the most remote and harsh environments. Murmansk is one of them. Despite the long, cold, dark and snowy winters, Murmansk developed into the largest city in the world above the Arctic circle. Visiting Murmansk 

How to get to Lapland: the best way to travel

How to get to Lapland: the best way to travel

This post is all about how to get to Lapland. A dream destination for those wishing to visit some of Europe’s most remote and wild spots as well as for those trying to see the northern lights.  How to get to Lapland sounds like an 

Why you should visit Lapland in October

Why you should visit Lapland in October

Are you planning to visit Lapland in October, but are you doubting whether this is a good time to visit?  When I planned my own trip to Lapland in October I was discouraged by the information online. Autumn was off season. The weather would be