Posts by: Bianca Canevari

21 Sep
2020
Land of great contrasts, Russia stands before the eyes of us foreigners as an obscure, elusive land. Few among those who were not born there – and perhaps not even those who are, – can say to have fully understood it. Proof of this is also its extremely heterogeneous cultural heritage, which through its literature, ...
24 Jul
2020
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After several stays in Russia, and working as an Italian teacher in St. Petersburg, I realized that the cultural link between the two countries is actually quite strong. During my various visits, I naturally met a lot of people who like me went to Russia to learn the language. However, I also met many Russians ...
20 Jul
2020
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Very little is spoken of them, and usually, in unflattering terms – the Siberian tattoos, with a long history of tradition, are often associated with prison and crime. In reality, however, this view paints a rather unfair and inaccurate picture of a well-established Siberian custom. In this article, we will try to unravel the false ...
10 Jul
2020
Why do you study Russian? To those who ask me, I always give the same answer: it’s hard not to be fascinated by this country’s culture and history, which for a Westerner such as myself feels at the same time both curiously familiar and wonderfully other. This is similarly the case for Gian Piero Pirretto, ...
03 Jul
2020
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The Trans-Siberian is undoubtedly the most famous railroad in the world. Spanning 5,772 miles, the Moscow-Vladivostok line – which begun construction in 1891 and was completed 25 years later in 1916 – remains the longest in the world. The Trans-Siberian’s tendency to appear on travel-junkies’ bucket lists has given it an allure in the eyes ...
18 Jun
2020
For those who thought this situation would never come to an end, here some exciting news from Latvia: Liden & Denz Campus in Riga is reopening soon! And it’s really just a matter of two weeks now. The reopening is scheduled for the 29th June! Still not convinced? Here some reasons that will make you want ...
15 Jun
2020
Hello everyone, it’s me again! Maybe some of you will remember me from last year, but for those who don’t, I’ll reintroduce myself. My name is Bianca, and I come from the most beautiful country in the world (which is, of course, Italy, although Russia is a close second). I am currently in the final ...
13 Nov
2018
И так, всем привет! My name is Bianca and I’m the new intern at Liden & Denz, Saint Petersburg. Originally from Italy, my studies gave me the chance to travel and live in different parts of the world , and now led me to Russia. In Italy I’ve recently graduated in foreign languages and I ...