From one cold city to another! Meet the newest Liden & Denz intern.

Hi! My name is Liz. I am from Minnesota in the United States, and am the newest intern at Liden & Denz. From exploring Russian history to finding great places to study, I hope to share what I find in St Petersburg with you. This is my fourth time in St Petersburg, but my first… Continue reading

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5 Tips on Travelling to Russia

Travelling to a foreign country can be a stressful experience – there is so much to organise, double check, then organise again! So, how can coming to Russia be made easier? Read on for five tips to help you in your travels here. 1) Make sure you apply for your visa in time Give yourself… Continue reading

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Ice Legends of CSKA Moscow: Hockey Inspired Weekend

Hockey inspired

Ice Legends of CSKA Moscow: Hockey Inspired Weekend I really want to go to a Hockey match! Thus this is a Hockey inspired post. Unfortunately, since there is only 24 hours in a day – I haven’t found the time. Hence, I settled for a movie about Russian hockey legend Valery Kharlamov. Movie is called Legend… Continue reading

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Elbrus: An adventure for a Russian and his brave cat

Elbrus

Russian citizen takes his cat for an adventure Just recently, a Russian citizen decided to climb the highest mountain on European territory: Elbrus in Caucasus (5642m). He was more than ready preparing himself for 2 months in advance – and quite excited about his upcoming adventure. Nevertheless, he was not to keen to go all… Continue reading

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Dachas: An Essential Part of the Russian Landscape

Russian Dacha Experience

My journey outside of the city center Дача (Dacha) has no direct translation in the English language, often being referred to as a “summer home”. However, the reality and culture surrounding dacha’s is entirely more complex. The term became part of Russian culture during the Empire, referencing plots of lands gifted by the Tsar. During… Continue reading

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