St. Petersburg, Russia. An imperial capital with a modern magic.

Words by Dawn Bradnick @DawnJorgensen

A Baltic seaside city known for its culture, cathedrals and canals, Russia’s second-largest metropolis after Moscow lies on a series of islands in the Neva River delta with more than 342 ornately decorated bridges crisscrossing its waterways.

Founded in 1703, Saint Petersburg has played a vital role in Russian history. Memorials, sculptures, palaces and monuments take you on a mesmerising journey through its dramatic past – while walking you into its welcome modern day era. 

A cultural renaissance has burst through the seams of St. Petersburg, with world-class museums, galleries and theatres adorning the streets, the city is a blazing hub of European culture.

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7 Cheap Travel Destinations

…the Best Countries for South Africans to Visit Right Now!

Whether it’s visa issues or the cost of flights, travelling as a South African can be complicated and expensive and is not always an easy undertaking for the average South African. But if you choose the right place, you get it all – the adventure, the food, the experiences – without spending outrageous amounts of money.

These are 7 of our favourite holiday destinations right now that really are cheap to travel to.

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