Welcome to our blog! We are two locals from St. Petersburg who love our country. Here you will find our notes about art, architecture, literature, museums, modern cuisine, national holidays and other interesting and non-trivial things in St. Petersburg and Moscow. We also enjoy writing about ancient Russian towns and creating thematic walking routes for avid art, literature and architecture lovers. We hope that our posts will help you explore St. Petersburg, Moscow and old Russian towns in more depth!
Russian Ukha. Simple Fisherman's Soup Recipe with Minimum Ingredients
Find the recipe of Ukha, one of the simplest and healthiest recipes of the Russian cuisine, and cook it at home in less than 1 hour!
15 September 2020
Three Angels of St. Petersburg. Where to Find Them?
Discover the legends and facts behind three angels that have been protecting St. Petersburg throughout its history. You will find out what these angels have to do with the smallpox epidemics and the gesture for one more drink!
24 August 2020
Guide to New Holland Island and Kolomna District in St. Petersburg
Read about the most modern and popular recreational area in St. Petersburg, the beautiful island of New Holland. Learn about the fascinating history of this artificial island and Kolomna district where it is situated. See how to get there by foot and what to do on New Holland!
16 August 2020
Russian Apple Pie Recipes. Apple Feast of the Saviour
In mid-August we celebrate the Apple Feast of the Saviour by cooking delicious apple pies. We offer you to try out two most popular recipes of Russian Apple pies, Tsvetaeva Pie and Sharlotka, and choose which one is your favourite!