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Posts by: Amy Volz

24 Jul
2015
My inspiring experience in St. Petersburg After an inspiring experience I had in St. Petersburg, it’s hard to believe how fast eight weeks can fly by. But, here I am, writing my goodbye post! My ...
22 Jul
2015
One of the more interesting things to do while studying in St. Petersburg is to check out some of the city’s “creative spaces”. This offers a different view of the local culture and it may also ...
18 Jul
2015
This week I tried out a great new place in St. Petersburg which I would love to recommend to you! It’s called I’m Thankful For Today and is located just off the Griboyedov Canal (Канал ...
15 Jul
2015
I spent the past weekend exploring Moscow — a great experience which I’m glad I had during my time in Russia! Of course it’s impossible to see very much of this enormous city in just a few ...
11 Jul
2015
You can do some great Sightseeing on Vasilievsky Island. Here in St. Petersburg I live on Vasilievsky Island (Васильевский остров). Aside from the occasional issues getting home before the ...
08 Jul
2015
A Journey Through Time With the House of Fabergé I recently had the chance to visit the incredible Fabergé Museum in central St. Petersburg, just a few minutes away from Liden & Denz in the ...
05 Jul
2015
Worth While: Photography Exhibitions in Moscow! The Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography (Центр Фотографий Имени Братев Люмьер) opened in Moscow in 2010 and contains three exhibition halls, a ...
01 Jul
2015
Now there is Uber in St. Petersburg and Moscow. Upon arriving in St. Petersburg or Moscow, many students depend on the metro to get around the city. It’s the easiest system to figure out, since ...
27 Jun
2015
It’s a great idea to have a day trip to Peterhof. If you’ve met some locals in St. Petersburg, you’ll notice that they tend to flee the city on the weekends come summertime. And who can ...
24 Jun
2015
Yesterday we were lucky enough to pilot the new Liden & Denz free interactive tours! These tours will take place every other Tuesday and are a great chance to get to know a new side of St. ...
17 Jun
2015
Midsummer’s Eve: A Latvian Tradition! If you’re lucky enough to be in Riga this summer, don’t miss Latvia’s most popular holiday next week — Midsummer’s Eve! Midsummer’s Eve, or Jāņi in ...
13 Jun
2015
Facts And Exhibitions At The Mayakovsky Library in St. Petersburg This past week I had the pleasure of viewing two exhibits at a branch of the Mayakovsky Library (Библиотека Им. В.В. Маяковского) ...