Last Updated: 7th Jun 2012
If you have a high-def video camera, be sure to take it on a hike with you to the bottom of the canyon. HD is the only way to bring out the gorgeous contrast of blue sky and red rock that you'll want to show everyone at home.
During the summer there is a huge line up of various ballet concerts available. Make sure you go and see one - where better to see Swan Lake than in St Petersburg?
If you are doing a time out tour (staying in hotels), a travel iron/hairdryer will come in handy as many european hotels do not provide these facilities.