Dachnoye is situated approximately 25 miles (40 kilometers) from St. Petersburg, a a well-known city in the Russian Federation.
To experience this region in all it's variety, head off and experience the cultural and natural attractions around Dachnoye. Vsevolozhsk and Pushkin are two other places worth checking out while you're in Sakhalin Oblast.
St. Petersburg, is another good place to explore. It is approximately 25 miles (40 kilometers) from Dachnoye and offers a number of interesting things to do and see, like Manege Central Exhibition Hall, Pulkovo Observatory and Baltic House Theatre. Saint Petersburg Conservatory, Naval Museum in Old Stock Exchange and Petersburgskiy Sporting Complex are other good spots to visit.
You'll be sure to win over residents in the Russian Federation by picking up a few every-day Russian phrases and expressions. Coming to grips with a few basic words and phrases like "Xotite potancevat?", or "Would you like to dance with me?", will be sure to make your stay even more memorable. And, for "Where are you from?", you can say "Otkuda ty?" Why don't you give it a try!
When it comes time to finish up and say "Poka!", you'll have many memories of your time here.