St. Petersburg, Russia. Even though it is in Russia, you get a feeling of a European metropol. Academic civilized city. Walk on the Nevsky prospekt (follow Akaki Akakivitsh Basmashkin (Gogol)) footsteps). Stay up late on the long summer days (white nights) Take a tour on the Neva river or go to fishing tour on the Europes largest lake Ladoga. Feel the Russian hospitality and strange ways of living. One of the best ways to experience adventure. Love it.