Jeb BurtonWest Sacramento, CA, United States
Olesya is an amazing guide. We spent two days exploring St Petersburg with her. She was engaging for both my children 8 and 12; as well as my parents who were in their late 70s (that is hard to please both groups). I was impressed with her knowledge, deep love of St Petersburg and Russian history and her straightforward commentary. Oleysa is an extraordinary guide.
Karen MatthewsUnited States
Olesya was just the sweetest and most accommodating guide. We had some last minute requests and she was just so sweet. My father has mobility problems and she could not have been more accomodating. We had a wonderful time with Olesya and her knowledge is so vast from art to architecture to the history of her country. We were amazed.
Shelly van GoghNetherlands
I asked for an alternative tour to help me with my research about post-war housing in Russia. Olesya helped me perfectly with interviewing people. I can understand that it was a strange request for her, but she was 100% motivated! Her English is perfect, she is very friendly and I can recommend her to everyone.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you!
Karen DenkerUnited States
Suzanne HughesUnited States
Olesya put together a great tour for my husband and I to the Military Museum and the Aurora Cruiser. She was very informative but let us go at our own pace. When we had a little extra time, she suggested the summer park which was perfect for us. Not only would I use Olesya again, but I will also use ToursByLocals. Thanks Olesya for a great day!
Michael MizhiritskyUnited States
Olesya was vert easy to communicate with while setting up this tour. It's not easy to see and do so much in 2 days in St Petersburg, but we did. She was great with the kids. She made the tour interactional. Very knowledgeable. Very highly recommend her.
Alan LueckeUnited States
Our guide Olesya and our driver Alexander were both unbelievably amazing! We cannot overstate how much we enjoyed our two days touring Saint-Petersburg, Pushkin, and Peterhof with them. They even gave presents when they learned of my daughter's recent birthday. Olesya was delightful and knowledgeable, she took us to various places in and around the city. She also helped us buy a samovar, which was very fun! Our only regret is that we didn't have more time in the city.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you, Alan! I truly enjoyed your company :) You are wonderful people!
Stanley KensicUnited States
Olesya was an outstanding guide. She met us at the port at the agreed time. She reviewed the itinerary and we asked her to modified it to meet our time limitations. The Russian Navy was staging practice exercises for an upcoming event causing road closures leading to the City. She assured not to worry. We made our way to St Isaac's Church-what a sight, and to the Hermitage. Her English was excellent. She was very personable and polished. She made every effort to please us and we highly recommend her.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you Stanley! Thank you for your kind words you are always welcome to come back :)
Olesya was an excellent guide and exceeded my expectations. She was very friendly and made me very comfortable. She was very forthcoming in any of the discussions and had a good knowledge of history of Saint Petersburg. It was a memorable tour of Saint Petersburg with her.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you, Arindam for kind words. I enjoyed your company too :)