Choose: Visa or Visa-free? The new 2018 cruise season is approaching in St. Petersburg. Happy tourists, who just booked their Baltic cruise are now looking at the cruise-organized tour options or securing tours with independent local tour operators, like our company. No wonder: such pre-arranged shore excursions guarantee visa-free exit from the cruise ships. Our

This February Russian winter activities include several celebrations and a number of temporary exhibitions at local museums. Here are five things you can do before spring comes. 1. Sample Taste Russian Blini (Pancakes). Celebrate Shrovetide (a.k.a. Pancake Week) in St. Petersburg. This year it falls on the week from February 10 till February 18. One