This week in Yekaterinburg, Russia, 60,000 devoted followers participated in a 22-kilometer procession in honor of the Romanovs, the family of the last Tsar of Russia. It was led by the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill....
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840–93) got married on 6 July 1877 and arrived in St Petersburg to introduce his wife to relatives. ‘We put up at Evropeyskaya*),’ he wrote to his brother. ‘Very good, even luxurious.’ Unfortun...
The Grand Hotel Europe in St Petersburg has been at the centre of life in the old Russian capital since it was constructed in its current form in 1875. The royal families of Denmark, Great Britain, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, Siam and Swed...
Since decades “The Oriental”, as it is affectionately known by travellers from all over the globe, leads the lists of all...Read More
Happiness is made to be shared, knew the great French dramatist Jean Baptiste Racine (†1699).
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