Last Updated: 7th Jun 2012
I went on two tours alone...I made life-long friends along the way! That's the nature of Contiki.
For ladies I would definitely recommend finding some slightly nicer than normal black flats... I bought some in Prague for super cheap and still wear them all the time!
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?