Moscow

The fastest way to get here from Saint Petersburg is to travel by fast train called Sapsan (less than 4hrs). The totally opposite alternative is an overnight train in platzkart class (hostel carriage) that was chosen by us to get an extra day in St Petersburg and save up on accommodation, but first of all […]

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Venice of the North

Our first destination in Russia and also in our 7 month journey was Saint Petersburg called Venice of the North, in fact inspired by Amsterdam. Monumental palaces and magnificent cathedrals of the historic center broken up by dozens of canals and bridges, bustling streets with artists and tour operators on every corner, all these in the XVIII […]

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