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Where to go for Spring Break - Best destinations

Submitted by Visit Plus on Tue, 01/10/2023 - 07:04

Probably all students are waiting for the start of Spring Break. We are excited about Spring Break just like you. It is one week when you can take a break from studying at the university, let go of worries, enjoy the freedom and get the opportunity to do what brings you pleasure. What are you planning to do on vacation?

We, as a travel website team, would suggest, for example:


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Pink Night Festival in Milan is a good mood and cheerful music in the square

Submitted by Visit Plus on Tue, 06/14/2022 - 19:31

The event called "Pink Night" (La Notte Rosa) will take place in Milan from Thursday, June 30 to Saturday, July 2, 2022. It is reported to be "The most famous event of the summer" in this region of Italy. The "Città di Lombardia" square will be the venue for the festival.

The event was created with the aim that citizens and tourists could have a pleasant weekend. Piazza Città di Lombardia will turn into a real open-air disco.


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Is it really profitable to buy air tickets and book accommodation in advance

Submitted by Visit Plus on Fri, 01/28/2022 - 23:52

"Buy airline tickets and book your accommodation in advance" is the most popular advice for those who want to travel cheap. This is good advice and it really works.

If you follow this recommendation, then now (summer) is the time to prepare for the Christmas holidays. You need to buy plane tickets and book a hotel for December now. Let's check.

We have chosen several popular destinations for Americans for December travel. Let's check how much is the flight and how much is the accommodation. We will see how the price will change as the departure date approaches.


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Monuments are washed in St. Petersburg in spring

Submitted by Visit Plus on Tue, 05/25/2021 - 21:20

As every year, monuments are washed in St. Petersburg in spring.
On May 26, in preparation for the celebration of the City Day, it is planned to wash the monument to Peter I on Senate Square.

City Day is celebrated in St. Petersburg on May 27. On this day, a flower-laying ceremony is usually held at the monument to the founder of the city.


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Anatomical Exhibition "Human body"

Submitted by Visit Plus on Thu, 10/01/2015 - 16:23

Anatomical Exhibition "Human body" began working in St. Petersburg. The exhibition is held for the second time. The exhibition features more than 500 objects, which show the structure of the human body. The exhibits are objects created for the training of students of the Military Medical Academy. This is not a dummy, but real human bodies and organs.


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Sexual services in Saint Petersburg

Submitted by Visit Plus on Fri, 08/07/2015 - 09:24

sex advertisements in Saint Petersburg While being in St. Petersburg, tourists can see not only the sights, but also a large number of advertising. In addition to all the usual advertising posters there are also leaflets pasted on poles and walls, painted on the sidewalk. A significant portion of such messages is advertising sexual services.


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Portrait of Mannerheim on the streets of St. Petersburg called the public response

Submitted by Visit Plus on Thu, 04/25/2013 - 10:19

On April 24, on the streets of St. Petersburg was seen a bus with a large portrait of the famous Finnish politician of the 20th century, Carl Mannerheim. The appearance of a portrait of Mannerheim led the discussion in the Russian Internet. The dissatisfaction of many residents of St. Petersburg produced the following facts:

  • Mannerheim was an ally of Germany during the Second World War. He commanded the Finnish army during the war against the Soviet Union.
  • May 9 Russia celebrates Victory Day over Nazi troops, ending the war.

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What new is waiting for tourists in Saint Petersburg in 2013?

Submitted by Visit Plus on Tue, 04/02/2013 - 12:14

aurora Saint Petersburg is one of the most visited by tourists’ cities in Russia. Its attractions, theaters and museums are well known all over the world. But changes occurs and it is better to know news when planning a trip to St. Petersburg.

Opening of the second stage of the Mariinsky Theatre


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Five millionths resident of Saint Petersburg

Submitted by Visit Plus on Mon, 09/24/2012 - 12:37

Saint Petersburg is awaiting born five millionths citizen. Who will it be? According to statistics, the population of St. Petersburg increased by newcomers. Mortality in the city exceeds the birth rate. So it would be correct to assume that the five millionth resident of St. Petersburg came to the city from the rest of Russia.


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