Viktoria Barskaya is English speaking guide-interpreter with 8 years of experience. A good practice is supported by the theory: she graduated from Saint-Petersburg State University of Culture and Arts and courses of guide-interpreters.

Viktoria, what does it mean to you to be a guide?

During the work of a guide I could communicate with people from different countries, different nationalities, different income, occupation, religion, color or sexual orientation - because English has become the language of international communication.

Everyone left in my memory good and unique impression, broadened my horizons.

What fact about Petersburg surprises tourists most of all?

Surprising number of museums. There are about 200 museums in St. Petersburg. Each of them is unique, for me it’s a great pleasure to introduce any of them. Because of this rich diversity, everyone can choose the museum beneficial to them.

The main travel tip

Petersburg will admire you, fill with delight, grant your dream. Welcome!