Category Archives: St. Petersburg Trip

ATMs in St. Petersburg, Russia

by Natalia Rogachyova on February 4, 2013
ATMs in St Petersburg Russia

St. Petersburg seems to have ATMs everywhere you turn. This is because the machines are frequently used by both locals and travelers needing to access their funds as they shop within the unique stores around the city. However, travelers tend to be somewhat nervous about using ATMs because they are not sure whether or not their debit cards will work.

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Early March Weather in St. Petersburg

by Natalia Rogachyova on December 15, 2012
Petersburg, Icicles in March

Early March Weather in St. Petersburg

The month of March is characterized by temperature that rapidly rises and then drops. The early March weather in St. Petersburg averages around 29°F with the lowest temperature averaging around 19°F. By the end of the month, the temperature can exceed 35°F, yet have a low of 15°F.

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St. Petersburg Weather in February

by Natalia Rogachyova on December 7, 2012
Petersburg trip in February

St. Petersburg is a beautiful place to visit in the winter although February may be a month plagued with very low temperatures, cold wind and blinding blizzards. However, St. Petersburg center is a bit milder and more humid than the suburbs and it may be warmer there than in the outskirts. Nonetheless, it is it better to be prepared for the cold weather by bringing warm clothes. Still, there is an advantage to travelling in February, especially because many festivities and other activities that occur in December and January are over. This means the city is calmer in February that makes you better able to enjoy all that it has to offer without being run over by crowds.

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Best Time for a Winter or Christmas Holiday in St. Petersburg

by Natalia Rogachyova on December 2, 2012
Christmas trip st petersburg

Of course Christmas is a wonderful time to visit St. Petersburg because it is winter and the area is very beautiful in the winter. What should not be expected is the typical Christmas celebration because of the fact Orthodox Christmas is celebrated on the 7th of January. This is about 2 weeks later than the Western Christmas and is seen as a time of religious focus and not festivities and events.

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St Petersburg for Kids: Activities Ideas

by Natalia Rogachyova on November 25, 2012
Trip to St Petersburg with kids

St Petersburg is famous as a destination for high culture, parties, fantastic architecture and museums. While the attractions for grown-ups are widely known, what isn’t is that St Petersburg is also a fabulous place for a family holiday, and is packed for things to do with your kids.

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