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How to enjoy St. Petersburg’s famous drawbridges

26 Jan
Visa-free St. Peterburg

Drawbridges in St. Petersburg Imagine this–you’re walking back to your hotel or apartment on one of those famous white nights of St. Petersburg where it never quite gets dark. Your visa-free St. Petersburg trip has been great so far. The city is beautiful, the weather is perfect, but you’re looking to get some well-deserved sleep […]

Travel to St. Petersburg, Russia Visa Free

17 Oct
Church of the Savior on Blood, medieval Russian architecture

Travel to St. Petersburg, a Naval Capital The residents of St. Petersburg, Russia, lovingly refer to their city as a “naval capital, but with a river mentality”. Most visitors who travel to St. Petersburg, Russia visa free perspectives often expect a wondrous view of the Baltic Sea. The reality is, however, that although St. Petersburg […]

Uspenski Cathedral in Helsinki, Finland

13 Aug
Visit Helsinki with Baltic Cruises

Uspenski Cathedral in Helsinki, Finland Uspenski Cathedral stands proudly upon a hillside on the Katajanokka peninsula, overlooking Helsinki. Aleksei Gornostajev designed the building based on the plan of a 16th century Russian church. The grand structure was completed in 1868. In tribute to the building’s rich history, a plaque hangs on the back of the […]