St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg Do’s

  • Do learn the alphabet.
  • Do plan what exactly you want to see and experience and get the current information regarding the museum opening hours and visiting regulations.
  • Do visit the museums and churches.
  • Do eat Russian food.
  • Do be a little weary of the police

St. Petersburg Don’ts

  • Don’t expect the public bathrooms to be very clean.
  • Don’t put you money into the back pocket.
  • Don’t buy black caviar from the street vendors.
  • Don’t mention which part of Russia you are planning a trip but assume it would be Moscow and/or St Petersburg.
  • Do not talk about the ‘old days’, politics etc.
  • Do not be scared to just wander around.