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