One detail that deters visitors from visiting the beautiful country of Russia is the extensive (and expensive) process of simply obtaining a traveler’s visa to enter the country. Fortunately for travelers, an American passport usually allows for easy and painless entry to most countries in the world. Much of the time, a visa is either not required or is easily attainable upon entry into the country.This is not the case when visiting Russia, and if you are planning a trip, I highly recommend
Saint Petersburg, or Russia’s gateway to the west, is the most beautiful and culturally rich city that I have visited. The sheer amount of palaces, museums, and cathedrals that should be on your short list of sites to see easily can overwhelm even the most experienced of travelers. Furthermore, the visa process to enter Russia is expensive and tedious, so many travelers opt to enter the country via port, allowing for 72 hours of visa free travel. With only 72 hours to experience a city that one
The main reason that Matt and I decided to visit Scandinavia is because I have had an obsession with Saint Petersburg for about a year now. When we planned our trip, I knew that we had to see the famous Amber Room- no questions asked. So, when we arrived to Saint Petersburg, we immediately drove to Pushkin to see the summer palace, and let me tell you, you have got to add this to your bucket list.The city of Pushkin is about an hour outside of Saint Petersburg, and, according to our guide,
My name is Danielle, and this is my little corner of the world where I can document my adventures including my favorite places, meals, photos and people. I love to meet people and talk about their travel experiences as well. Please reach out if you ever want to share your own adventures! Read More.