Saint Petersburg, Russia | Concise City Guide

A few things to remember before you visit Saint Petersburg. Local Customs Bargaining:  Bargaining in Saint Petersburg is expected when dealing with street vendors or in markets.Tipping : Services charges are not usually added to restaurant bills, however, a small gratuity (10 – 15 %) is appreciated. Local Cuisine: Russia has typical dishes, such as… Continue reading Saint Petersburg, Russia | Concise City Guide

Saint Petersburg, Russia

Saint Petersburg is situated on the eastern shore of the Gulf of Finland, int he delta of the River Neva, some 400 miles northwest of Moscow. It is considered the most European of all the great cities of Russia, and a living monument to the opulent days of Imperialism. The City, with a population of over… Continue reading Saint Petersburg, Russia