Free walking tour of Moscow Russia

Free walking tour of Moscow Russia

This free walking tour of Moscow brings you to the heart of the city. Moscow is huge and while some of its sights are far away from each other, the oldest parts of Moscow are actually quite compact. This makes it perfect to explore by 

Cheap eats in Moscow: Russian food on a budget

Cheap eats in Moscow: Russian food on a budget

Moscow is an expensive city. In fact, for years it was on the list of most expensive cities in the world. Sanctions and falling oil prices means it no longer is, but for the average traveller, Moscow remains pricey. In this post I will share 

Moscow Itinerary: 4 days in Moscow

Moscow Itinerary: 4 days in Moscow

Moscow is the second largest city in Europe with an enormous amount of things to do. Like Russia, it is an intriguing and highly diverse multicultural city with lots of history, arts, culture and architecture. Therefore it is no surprise that many are overwhelmed when 

A self guided Moscow Metro tour

A self guided Moscow Metro tour

One of the top things to do in Moscow is a Moscow metro tour. Once you go underground you enter a different world. A Soviet world of grandiosity and beauty, because in Stalin’s vision the Moscow’s metro stations were to become the palaces of the 

St Petersburg itinerary: 4 days in St Petersburg

St Petersburg itinerary: 4 days in St Petersburg

4 days in St Petersburg may sound like a lot of time to make a nice St Petersburg itinerary. But let me be honest. There are so many things to see and do in St Petersburg that 4 days is actually not that much. The 

Free walking tour of St Petersburg Russia

Free walking tour of St Petersburg Russia

In this post I will present you a self guided free walking tour of St.Petersburg. The Venice of the north is a huge and beautiful city with a lot of things to see and do. Most visitors are overwhelmed at first and wonder where to 

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 brings you in 24 hours high above the arctic circle to the remote Kola peninsula. This beautiful train journey is often overlooked by travellers in favour of the more famous transsiberian route. However, if it 

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