That time they took Lenin’s mummified corpse to Tyumen and didn’t tell anyone

Regardless of  weather and season one can always see the change of guards in front of Lenin’s Mausoleum, accompanied by the Kremlin chimes. This daily ceremony was maintained during the time of The Second World War, except then very few people knew that between 1941and 1945 the “inhabitant” of the Mausoleum was over 2 thousand… Continue reading

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Cēsis – One of Latvia’s most beautiful towns

Cēsis is one of Latvia’s most beautiful towns situated in the centre of Vidzeme with a medieval background and rich in contemporary culture. One of Cēsis’ most popular attractions is the Cēsis Castle. There you have the opportunity to go on a theatrical tour if arranged in advance, and even try medieval meals. If you… Continue reading

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Namaste – a great Indian restaurant not far from our school

If you are craving a delicious lamb vindaloo or chicken madras curry, you definitely need to visit this restaurant. Their menu is huge, with a wide selection of vegetarian alternatives, and the food is incredible. Not only that, service is very fast, attentive and caring, and the atmosphere is very pleasant. On their website you can… Continue reading

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Latvian Food Tasting Tour – book now!

In this gastronomical tour you will be given the opportunity to try traditional Latvian food. A local foodie will guide you through the Riga Central Market and show you all the Latvian delicacies and specialties. You will also get to know the Riga Central Market, if you haven’t done so already. This market is enormous… Continue reading

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Aquapark Piterland Is Where You Should Chill This Summer

Aquapark

Aquapark Piterland Is Where You Should Chill This Summer Summer is the best time to visit all the beautiful gems of St. Petetersburg, including its Aquapark. But as you may have noticed already, sometimes the weather can change drastically, and you have to cancel your plans at the last minute. In days when the weather is… Continue reading

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Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow

This very well known cathedral located not far from the Kremlin in Moscow is the tallest Orthodox Christian church in the world. So make sure you have this one on your “Things to see in Moscow” checklist, if you haven’t done so already. It is, however, not the first church standing in that place. The… Continue reading

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Where can I study/work outside the house in SPb?

I don’t know about you, but sometimes studying at home does not work for me. I need to be out of the house. And being in a new country, sometimes is not easy to find a cosy place. After having spent a few months in St. Petersburg, I found some places that feel like home… Continue reading

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Большая Кухня – Bol’shaja Kuhnja

There is a really nice restaurant just inside Galeria mall in Ploshad Vosstanya. I know: malls are not known to have good restaurants, but trust me on this one. It is actually a really good restaurant with a huge terrace. The kitchen is open (which is a concept I see many restaurants are taking on),… Continue reading

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