1. If you want to know more about Russian history with fun and ease, I am probably the best choice as I have a Degree in history. In my tours I always avoid boring history lectures with dozens of facts and dates. My friends even tell me that I have a sense of humor. . . well, what else can they tell me? ;)
2. If you are a cruiser thinking about having some local life experience in Russia! I have a tour where we can have an absolutely flexible walking tour using public transportation (metro) and deciding right on the spot what you would like to do! Restaurants, inner yards, local markets, shopping, caviar bar, churches, museums, palaces!
3. I was born in Moscow and I know this city very well. There is an option to go to Moscow with me to see the main highlights of the city and to feel like Muscovites! It is a nice option even if you have only 2 days in Russia: one day in Moscow, one day in Saint Petersburg!
Need more? Check reviews, send me a message! I can create a great customized tour special for you if you tell me more about your interests and your party!
See you in Russia!
P. S. My name is Vadim.
Of course I am a professional guide with all licenses.
Of course I love Saint Petersburg!
A Recent Review of this guide
Vadim The Great! What a memorable 8 days in St Petersburg! So many interesting highlights. Vadim is a great historian and a wonderful person. He put up a well thought plan including a day trip to Novgorod and surprised me with some cultural events. I cannot think of a way this trip could have been better. I was well cared for as if I was with a friend. Well organized, insightful, educational and most of all, fun! I am already planning to do his Moscow trip and back in summer. Vadim is highly recommended!
Norzihan Abdul Rahim
I got a Degree in Russian History and also a diploma of a guide-interpreter for Saint Petersburg and its suburbs.
I have a Tour guide accreditation certificate of St.Petersburg Government.
Licenses for all major local museums: State Hermitage Museum, Peter and Paul Fortress, Saint Isaac's Cathedral, Church of Saviour on the Spilt Blood, Peterhof, Pushkin/Tsarskoye Selo, Pavlovsk, Russian Museum, Faberge museum, Yusupov Palace, Museum of Political History of Russia
I am not a driver guide but I can arrange transportation upon request.
I am not allowed to guide inside cathedrals of the Kremlin of Moscow.