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Russian Sharlotka Recipe
In mid-August we celebrate the Apple Feast of the Saviour in Russia 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! See the recipes in our blog
Hermitage Highlights. Danae by Titian and Rembrandt - The Same Subject and Two Different Fates
Discover the fascinating and even shocking stories behind the paintings of Danae by Titian and Rembrandt from the Hermitage Museum's collection. Read about various Titian's versions of Danae that are now scattered across the world and learn about the difficult fate of Rembrandt's Danae.
Medieval Cathedral of St. Sophia in Veliky Novgorod
Read about the oldest Russian city, discover the history of the Russian democracy, legends surrounding the city's medieval churches and funny details from the everyday life of the ancient population of this former republic, that is only 190 km from St. Petersburg.
White Nights 2020 in St. Petersburg
The White Nights in St. Petersburg is the most romantic time of the year when it does not get dark at nights! It lasts from mid-May to mid-July and this year it is particularly spectacular. It is the season when we don’t get much sleep – and who cares about the sleep when it is so beautiful outside! Sending you lots of love and positive vibes from St. Petersburg!
Moika River and Red Bridge. Inspiring St. Petersburg in May
This photo was taken on the Day of the City, on 27 May 2020. Although things are much quieter than usual this year, there is certain charm in less crowded embankments of our beautiful city, isn't it? Visit our Instagram for more inspiration!
Imperial Stables in Peterhof
The Stables in Neo-gothic style are huge and they extend all along the Upper Park of Peterhof. Now some buildings look worn out and neglected, in the others there used to be a sanatorium with the local thermal spring in the Soviet time. Nevertheless, it is one of the most romantic spots in Peterhof, hardly visited by foreign tourists and highly recommended for a walk!
Hermitage and Other Russian Museums Online
This photo was taken from the General Staff Building of the Hermitage, where some of the most famous works of impressionists and post-impressionists are exhibited. Do you want to visit the best Russian museums online and even participate in live discussions on modern art? Please see our Carusel Blog post for more information!