Where to start? As Russia hurtles through earth-jarring transformations at the speed at which Mir tumbles through space, St Petersburg is along for the ride, a vibrant mix of ancient and new, tradition and modernity, culture and chaos. Sobriquets like "The Venice of the North", and "Russia's Crown Jewel", only tell half the story.
5 best boozy afternoon teas in London Dainty china cups and cucumber sandwiches - could you get a more British past-time than Afternoon tea?! It seems so, with a booming popularity for cocktails, many hotels are supercharging their teatime treats with some bonus liquor on the side. Here are five of our favourite boozy afternoon teas in London.
Must Try: The Toot Toot cocktail at Scarfes Bar The epic Scarfes Bar cocktail menu pays homage to mainstream icons that have shaped UK history since the millennium.
The Punch Room’s famous Milk Punch cocktail True to its name, boozy punches are the headliner at this secret hotel bar. Of the long selection (30 on the list!), it’s vital you first try the bar’s renowned cocktail, the ‘English Milk Punch’ before you dive into anything else.