до встречи, Martina!

до встречи, Martina! Our beloved intern (and great friend) Martina Vierin is returning to Aosta in a few days. Not having her around anymore will be a bummer, of course… but the one good thing to come out of her departure is an opportunity to conduct this interview! Hi Martina! How is your last day… Continue reading

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Привет from the New Intern at Liden and Denz

Привет from the New Intern at Liden & Denz Hello everyone! My name is Cynthia, and I’m a Swiss-Hungarian 19 year old fresh off the boat from Washington, D.C.. I’m the new intern at Liden & Denz in St. Petersburg. “Why, – you may wonder – isn’t she ripe enough for an identity crisis, without adding another… Continue reading

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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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Visiting Smolny Convent

Сmolny Sobor

Smolny Convent is located on Ploschad Rastrelli very close to the famous river Neva. It is composed of the Smolny Cathedral (Smolny Sobor) and the surrounding building complex, which was originally designed to become a nunnery. History The Russian Orthodox convent was built to house Elizabeth, the daughter of Peter the Great, who wanted to become a nun after… Continue reading

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