Tramway over the ice of the Neva river

Tramway

Tramway over the ice of the Neva river The first tram system ran through the streets of Saint-Petersburg in 1865. A ticket for a ride with this horsecar cost 5 kopeks. When you decided to travel on the roof it only cost 3 kopeks. From 1895 till 1910, a very unusual way of crossing the… Continue reading

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Time to say goodbye to Saint-Petersburg!

goodbye-petersburg

Almost three months passed by, since the moment when my little adventure started in Saint Petersburg. As I stayed during a 3 weeks intensive language course at Liden & Denz one year ago, I have already got an impression of Russia and Saint Petersburg. Convinced by the teaching methods of the language school, I decided… Continue reading

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Towards the East – The Trans-Siberian Railway

The Trans-Siberian Railway

Towards the East – The Trans-Siberian Railway For quite some time I have the wish to travel across Russia with the by Tsar Nicholas II built railway. I would like to learn more about the Russian landscape, and about the daily life in different Russian cities. Therefore, traveling by Trans-Siberian Express all the way to Vladivostok… Continue reading

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CKA Ice Hockey Club Saint Petersburg

Ever heard something about the Ice Hockey Club of Saint Petersburg? To be honest, I did not even know that Saint Petersburg has its own Ice Hockey Club. I heard about it for the first time, when a friend asked me if I can get some souvenir from CKA shop on Nevsky Prospekt. So therefore,… Continue reading

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Student Story: Saying Goodbye to Saint Petersburg!

Saying Goodbye

Student Story: Saying Goodbye to Saint Petersburg! I still cannot believe it, saying goodbye is harder than I thought! My 3-month-stay here in Saint Petersburg is already over! It was such a great experience and I am very thankful for this awesome time here. I would really recommend it to everyone, to work or study… Continue reading

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