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BEST SCANDINAVIAN CRUISE – Passage For Two – Retirement Travel Article

BEST SCANDINAVIAN CRUISE – Passage For Two Best Scandinavian Cruise – Baltic Ocean With Viking blood in our veins we knew we needed to take the best Scandinavian Cruise to satisfy our adventurous spirit. Planning a year-long round-the-world Adventure of a Lifetime journey had to include visiting Scandinavia and the Viking Homelands. The Baltic Ocean is bordered by Denmark, Sweden and Finland on the North and Germany on the South. Of special interest is Saint Petersburg Russia on the East.…

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ST PETERSBURG CRUISE BEST EXCURSION – Retirement Travel Article

ST PETERSBURG CRUISE BEST EXCURSION St Petersburg Cruise  – Scandinavian Port of Call St Petersburg cruise is a crown jewel port of call of Scandinavian and Baltic cruises. Visiting the land of the Czars, Peter and Catherine the Great, Church of the Spilled Blood, Peter and Paul Fortress and Cathedral, City Highlights, and the Hermitage Museum. Visa Requirement A visa is required to enter Russia. We researched these requirements prior to our Scandinavian cruise. We discovered there are generally two…

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Travelettes » » The Travelettes guide to St Petersburg – Sweden Travel Article

Travelettes » » The Travelettes guide to St Petersburg Before I visited St Petersburg, all I knew about it was what I had seen in the animated film ‘Anastasia’. I’m not sure what that says about me but I grew up singing ‘Journey to the Past’, feeling terrified of Rasputin’s character and in complete awe of how aristocratic the city looked. In the summer of 2019 when I visited it for the first time, I got to explore all its…

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Travelettes » » 11 things to see and do in Moscow – Sweden Travel Article

Travelettes » » 11 things to see and do in Moscow No matter the season in which you visit the Russian capital, Moscow is bound to captivate you whether the Christmas lights shine on the ice rink at the Red Square or you’re basking under the sun at the evergreen Gorky park. In a city as large as this one with a history known around the globe, some guidance on what to see and do is needed to elevate your…

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