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Autumn in St. Petersburg

08 Oct 2021

As the days get shorter and the weather colder, I often think of Autumn as a rather gloomy season. However, I have noticed the beautiful colours and crisp air during this ...
19 Sep 2018

The first three days I spent in Moscow were cold, windy and cloudy. It seemed autumn was already here. Then, on September 13th at 10am it stopped raining and the sun suddenly ...
02 Oct 2017

In Saint Petersburg there are more than 200 parks and gardens, all with a lovely atmosphere. In the parks the soul of the city is captured. The ‘jewel of Imperial Russia’ is ...
21 Sep 2017

Autumn is one of the most beautiful and colourful times of the year. It's a poetic season during which Russia strongly reveals her beauty: colours change from green into gold, ...
07 Nov 2016

My impressions about the Autumn Festival of Lights! As announced, one of the most spectacular festivals of the year took place in Saint Petersburg during this weekend and our ...
17 Oct 2016

The Autumn Festival of Lights 2016 is getting closer! Saint Petersburg is not only a cultural city in the north of Russia with many beautiful sights, but also known for the ...
04 Oct 2016

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In Russian: "Я глуяю в парке" One of my favourite things to do is walk around a city park. Here you are able to watch how people and nature interact.  Visitors are exposed ...
29 Sep 2016

[caption id="attachment_40556" align="aligncenter" width="169"] Path from the train[/caption] Дача (Dacha) has no direct translation in the English language, often being ...
06 Sep 2015

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Even though this last week has not been the best weather wise, today was a beautiful day to walk around Kolomenskoe park and to watch the transition from summer to autumn. ...
06 Sep 2015

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The Red Square is without doubt one of the liveliest places in Moscow. This afternooon the neighbourhood was particularly busy as it is already in a festive mood for Moscow’s ...