Es­sen­tials

Timeless Travels Magazine - - RUSSIA -

Time dif­fer­ence: GMT + 3 Lan­guage: Rus­sian. English is more widely spo­ken in the ‘his­tor­i­cal heart’ of the city, es­pe­cially by the younger pop­u­la­tion.

Elec­tri­cal cur­rent/ plugs: Plug sock­ets are two round pins (as per Europe), with a cur­rent of 230V AC, 50Hv.

Water: It is not rec­om­mended to drink the tap water, and bot­tled water is read­ily available. Re­li­gion: Rus­sian Or­tho­doxy is the main re­li­gion in St Peters­burg. Cul­ture: It is said that Rus­sians by na­ture can seem very brusque. How­ever, the younger gen­er­a­tion seem more friendly and wel­com­ing.

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