Jan Fabre’s Exhibition – Knight of Despair / Warrior of Beauty

Jan Fabre's Ausstellung

The Hermitage has opened its doors to one of the most famous and most discussed artists of the modern art scene: Jan Fabre. His exhibition ‘Knight of Despair/Warrior of Beauty’ features a multifaceted collection of more than 200 artworks, ranging from pencil sketches to a woman’s dress, made out of beetles.  The exhibition spreads over… Continue reading

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The National Geographic Wildlife of Russia Exhibition 2016

Wildlife of Russia Exhibition

Last weekend I visited the 2016 Wildlife of Russia Photography Exhibition in St.Petersburg. It displays the winning pieces from last year’s competition of the same name. The project is a collaboration between National Geographic Russia and Binbank. The exhibition is located on the 5th floor of the Loft Project ETAGI, 74, Ligovski Prospect. The entrance… Continue reading

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Expired visa – Lufthansa strike makes it possible

expired visa

Expired visa – Lufthansa strike makes it possible The last days of the stay in Saint Petersburg are finishing while the strongly desired return trip comes closer. The wish to go back home is enormous, neither because of the outstanding experiences at the language school Liden and Denz nor because of the versatile Russian language.… Continue reading

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Commemoration of Bulgakov Moscow

Bulgakov Moscow

Commemoration of Bulgakov Moscow When in Moscow, it is in order to look at Bulgakov Moscow as well. Usually people read a book once and then move on to something else. Though personally I am not an exception to this rule, there is one book I keep re-reading without losing interest. It is Bulgakov’s novel… Continue reading

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International Hockey Championship: Battle of the Pucks 2016

International Hockey Championship

International Hockey Championship: Battle of the Pucks 2016 From May 6 to May 22, Russia will host the International Hockey Championship, organized by the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF). There are a total of 16 teams competing for the top spot, with Canada returning to defend last year’s title. Russians have long been associated with the… Continue reading

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