If you’ve been keeping up with these blogs, you might know that I have finally made it to Russia! Although I had to isolate for two weeks upon arrival, thankfully this has now finished and I am steadily beginning to explore St Petersburg and all it has to offer. As I have only been ‘free’ ...
When I first began blogging here at Liden & Denz, you might remember that in my first post I talked about how I longed to come to Russia, and how I was studying online for the time being due to ongoing travel restrictions. I’m pleased to say I have now finally made it to Saint ...
You might have spotted that several of our recent blog posts have been written by Amy Wyatt, one of the current interns at Liden & Denz. Normally Amy is the one doing the writing, but this week we’ve turned the tables and have asked her a few questions! Read on to find out more about ...
Russia is well-known for its fabulous classical music. However, it’s not always easy to recall exactly who gave Russia this reputation. You may have heard of at least a few Russian composers (perhaps Tchaikovsky) but beyond names, it can be difficult to recall any facts about them if you haven’t ever studied music, let alone ...
Victory Day in Russia is coming up at the end of this week, and as usual, there is plenty planned. The annual parade will take place this year, having been postponed last year due to the pandemic, as well as the Immortal Regiment. Of course, May 9th only happens once a year; however, there are ...
Happy Earth Day 2021! Today, April 22nd, is the day when around the world people take time to reflect on and show support for the natural world, and all we can do to help it. The day has taken place annually for over 50 years; it was even the date chosen for the main signing ...
Online learning has enabled us all to try new things that previously we wouldn’t have thought possible. Learning languages has definitely been a skill that many have decided to pick up during this past year, and for some, it has opened the door to a whole new world. With its group classes and inventive methods, ...
If you’ve ever been lucky enough to visit Russia, you will probably have tasted Russian cuisine and marvelled at the variety of dishes on offer. However, did you know that some Russian specialities are also widely available in the UK? Here’s a list of the top five Russian foods you might find in Britain. 1. ...
You might never have heard of Ералаш, or Yeralash (English: Mishmash), but in Russia, it is one of the best known children’s programmes. It has been running for over 45 years in Russia, and it recently made headlines after its creator, Boris Grachevsky, sadly passed away earlier this year. Yeralash, however, is perhaps one of ...
A small city with a big reputation, Oxford is one of the UK’s most renowned places to visit. There are many attractive features of the city and its surrounding countryside – the town centre is old, beautiful, and boasts buildings dating back to the 11th century; the birthplace of Winston Churchill, Blenheim Palace, is only ...