All posts by Polina Polyakova

About Polina Polyakova

Hi! I love my home town St.Petersburg and i want to share my passion with you. Lets see if my vast experience in tourism can be of use ;)
  • Siberia's weather
    St. Petersburg and Siberia: Two Very Different Regions

    Russia is a huge country with a total of 11 time zones, spanning from Kaliningrad to the eastern most part of Chukotka. Russia’s population exceeds over 140 million people with a myriad of different cultures and traditions....

    • Posted April 18, 2017
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  • moskovsky separtment store
    Moskovsky Department Store in St. Petersburg

    Conveniently located on the way to/from Pulkovo airport, 20 minutes driving to the city center and only 3 minutes’ walk from “Moskovskaya” metro station, next to the hotels Park Inn Pulkovskaya, Russia and Crowne Plaza, Moskovsky Department...

    • Posted July 10, 2016
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  • St. Petersburg visitor’s Guide

    Dear friends it’s been a pleasure to share more details on when, where anhow you can have  great time in the most beautiful city of Russia – St. Petersburg. for the last several years we’be been getting...

    • Posted April 5, 2016
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  • best hotels in St.Petersburg
    St.Petersburg’s best and worst hotels and hostels 2015

    By the onset of 2016, we decided to prepare rankings of the best and worst hotels and hostels in St. Petersburg. The rankings are based on verified reviews from real travelers left on world’s leading hotel reservation...

    • Posted December 30, 2015
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  • 300th Anniversary Park in St. Petersburg, Russia
    300th Anniversary Park in St. Petersburg

    The 300th anniversary park in St. Petersburg is located uptown near the Gulf of Finland and was opened in honor of St Petersburg’s 300th anniversary. The park is situated in the northwest area near Primorsky Prospect in...

    • Posted May 9, 2014
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  • Spuvenirs from St.Petersburg
    Traditional Items to Buy as Souvenirs of Your Time in Saint Petersburg

    At my work in a hotel, on forums and tourist portals, I was frequently asked what one can bring from St. Petersburg as a gift, or which local foods and products to buy. Many travelers want to...

    • Posted October 13, 2013
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  • Flea Market at Udelnaya

    Are you feeling like buying something unique or authentic, something other than mass produced consumer goods made in China? Learn about the informal history of St. Petersburg through shopping at the Flea Market at Udelnaya (or “the...

    • Posted August 27, 2013
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  • Nevsky prospekt

    Nevsky prospekt is the heart and the major artery of St. Petersburg. This 4.5 km-long thoroughfare stretching from the Admiralty building to the Saint Alexander Nevsky Lavra was laid by Peter I in 1710. Nevsky prospekt is famous not...

    • Posted August 4, 2013
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  • Cafe Mesto St.Petersburg, Russia
    Cafe “Mesto”

    Cafe “Mesto” is an interesting place on the Petrogradskaya side of old St. Petersburg. It is hard to define exactly whether it is a restaurant, a salon or a cafe… “Mesto” is decorated in a mystical style,...

    • Posted May 30, 2013
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  • Bistro in St Petersburg center
    Bistro on Malaya Morskaya 13

    This place is really a godsend for a traveler tired of cultural program. It lies in the heart of St. Petersburg, 3 minutes away from St. Isaac’s Cathedral and Admiralty and 10 minutes away from Hermitage. Even...

    • Posted May 6, 2013
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