Posts by: alessio.grassi - Page 3

04 Jul
2014
Weekend Trip to Water Park Slides of Saint-Petersburg Hurray, it’s Friday, Water Park time! With the weekend around the corner the topic of this post couldn’t have been anything else than a tip for your Saturday or Sunday. So, we all know that Saint-Petersburg is a real pearl of culture, art and history. With so many splendid sightseeing ...
03 Jul
2014
The first time you have taken it you must have thought: are these stairs ever going to end?? Well, Saint-Petersburg’s Metro is indeed one of the deepest metro systems in the world and the deepest by average depth by all of its stations. The reason for all this depth is two-fold. On one hand, digging ...
02 Jul
2014
2014 will be memorable year for Riga, which happens to be not only the European Capital of Culture, but also the World Capital of Choral Music. Riga is hosting the World Choir Games – also known as the ‘Olympics of Choral Music’ – which will kick off next week and last from 9 till 19 July. The World Choir Games are the world’s largest choir ...
01 Jul
2014
Today the Russian State Library in Moscow, also familiarly known as the ‘Leninka’ turns 152. It was founded in July 1, 1862 and took over 140 years of work to become what it is now: the largest library of the country and the fourth largest in the world for its collections of books. The library stocks over ...
01 Jul
2014
  You certainly must have heard of the White Nights of Saint-Petersburg. But did you know about the White Marathon of Saint-Petersburg? Every year, in summer, the legendary 42-kilometers run takes place in the streets of the beautiful Russian city. And so it has been this last Sunday, June 29, when run-lovers and athletes from over 30 different countries ...
30 Jun
2014
Privet, очень приятнo, dear readers! My name is Alessio, and I am an Italian student and a new intern at Liden&Denz (Saint-Petersburg school). In my position of ‘social media content assistant’, I will contribute to our blog, with articles that I hope will spark your interest. We will be together for about a month, until ...