Which of these itineraries would be more affordable?
2) Russia: Moscow, St Petersburg
In terms of general costs of accommodation, transportation, food and drinks, museums and other paid attractions
I'm grouping two cities from both countries since I'd like to at least see the two cities listed for whichever country I choose
My time of travel would be July or August (next year)
I live in the USA, but I'll be visiting Istanbul, and the flights would be from and back to Istanbul.