Monthly Archives: March 2012

Easter holiday in Russia

by Natalia Rogachyova on March 27, 2012
Easter celebration in Russia

Easter, or Paskha, is the biggest holiday in the Russian Orthodox calendar. It’s important both for devout Christians and for others who simply enjoy joining in the celebrations. In 2014, the Easter Holiday in Russia is on Sunday, 20th April.

Traditionally, Russians believe that on Easter, Jesus walks on the earth and mixes with the ordinary people, while the Devil is consigned to hell. To honour Jesus, rich people treat the less well-off to a meal, and everyone visits their friends and relatives.

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Famous Russian Foods

by Natalia Rogachyova on March 22, 2012
Traditional Russian Foods

St Petersburg
offers a fabulous variety of Russian cuisine. From eating blinis on the street to dining in restaurants that aim to recreate the ambience and food of Imperial Russia, you’ll always be able to find something to suit your appetite and budget.

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Internet Access and Wi-Fi in St. Petersburg Russia

by Natalia Rogachyova on March 7, 2012

Internet access on holiday is now often considered an essential. Many people love uploading pictures, updating their family, and being able to check on the news from back home when they’re on holiday. And, like any big city anywhere, it’s easy to find internet access and wifi in St Petersburg.

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