Sasha Grigorieva was born and raised in St. Petersburg, Russia and still makes her home in this beautiful city. Having grown up in the historical center of the city, Sasha had access to all the best schools, studying music and English at a young age. She continued her education at St. Petersburg State University, majoring in Russian History. Since 2004 she has put her degree to use as a licensed city guide and tour manager. She has since been leading tours throughout Western Russia where she entertains and educates guests with her knowledge of art, history and Russian music.