Why it’s easier to learn Russian than you’d think: word families. Part I.

If you have just recently taken up Russian, you’ve probably encountered a lot of difficulties already. The pronunciation is strange (at first), you have to learn the intonation and the stresses inside a word, you have to deal with the grammar and irregulars, and on top of that, even the words are longer than what… Continue reading


4 reasons to visit Vasilyevsky Island

Vasilyevsky Island, or “Васька” as it is known to the locals, is frequently visited by tourists but some parts are more popular than others. The most touristic area is found around the beautiful Dvortsoviy bridge that connects the island with the mainland, just a stone’s throw from the Hermitage and a few minutes walk from… Continue reading


Le quattro migliori biblioteche a San Pietroburgo

Biblioteche a San Pietroburgo

La Russia è conosciuta  per il suo immenso patrimonio storico e culturale. La sua letteratura è studiata in tutto il mondo e include nomi del calibro di Dostoevsky, Gogol, and Pushkin che, tra l’altro, hanno tutti vissuto la maggior parte della loro vita a San Pietroburgo. Detto questo, visto che oggi è la “Giornata mondiale… Continue reading