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Crossing the Russian Border via Finland

Crossing the Russian Border via Finland

It is a popular (mis)conception that border guards the world over can be officious, cold and unfeeling. This is particularly true of Russia and other states who have, historically, been quite closed off to the rest of the world. No doubt this has left more than one traveller a little concerned when the time came to interact with these guards. I certainly felt this way; ...
December 8, 2014 - Comments
St Petersburg International Economic Forum 2013

St Petersburg International Economic Forum 2013

The St Petersburg International Economic Forum started this morning, in an attempt to find a common purpose and establish frameworks to forge solutions for emerging markets and growing economies. Established in 1997, the motto of this year’s forum is ‘Finding Resolve to Build the New Global Economy’. The official programme and activities are moulded by ...
June 20, 2013 - Comments
Easyjet flights to Russia - soon to include Manchester to St Petersburg

Easyjet flights to Russia - soon to include Manchester to St Petersburg

Customers living in the north of England will soon have easier access to Russia, as Easyjet recently gained approval to operate a service between Manchester and St Petersburg.

May 1, 2013 - Comments
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