About SAFS 2020-03-24T13:05:47+00:00

About SAFS

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St. Petersburg is one of the most underrated cities in the world. This port city harbors thousands of interesting stories, never-ending things to do and something for everyone whether you are interested in art, history, poetry, music, ballet, opera, architecture – you name it!

We want to take you on a voyage through time, breathe life into the characters that shaped this city and leave you with an unforgettable experience and a quest to learn more.

Join us on your next adventure!

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The Crew

SAFS Founder & Storyteller

Stacey

Hello fellow Russophiles and travellers! 

Many years ago, I packed my bags to visit Russia in search of new adventure and a better understanding of the language and culture. Unexpectedly, I fell in love with St. Petersburg and vowed to come back. I stuck to that vow and have now lived here for many years and am a proud ambassador to the city. 

St. Petersburg is such a beautiful and amazing city with a unique feel and something new to offer everyone. I make it my mission to continuously push its boundaries, to find hidden treasures and new stories to share, and to express my love for St. Pete by offering unique experiences and the best this city has to offer. 

SAFS is an acronym for Ships Are For Sailing. It comes from one of my favorite quotes, “A ship in the harbor is safe, but that’s not what it was built for.” For many, coming to Russia can be a nerve-racking experience but it doesn’t have to be! Let us take the anxiety or guesswork out of your trip and plan an unforgettable experience for you. 

Explore, dream, discover!  

Stacey 

Our Storytellers

Alex

Alex

Lera

Alex

Julia

Alex

SAFS IT

Alex

Alex

SAFS Copywriter

Sasha

Kibby

Contributors

Post Contributor

Fiona Clancy

Fiona

Post Contributor

Eric Collette

Eric

Post Contributor

Grace Belli

Alex

Post Contributor

Amanda Bosworth

Alex

Site Design

Elif Hawkins

Elif

SAFS Adventures on Instagram

Keep up to date with the latest happenings and discoveries in the city by following us on Instagram. This social media platform is a great tool to use when planning your time in St. Petersburg as we post the latest cafes, fascinating historical tidbits and locations that you can visit when you come.

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