Spotlight on the Karelian Capital

If you have a bit of free travelling time at the end of your course, or simply want a weekend away from the big city, the Karelian capital Petrozavodsk is situated five hours away by train or by car from St. Petersburg and provides the perfect starting point to discovering the beauty of Northern Russia.… Continue reading

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Delicious Russian Piroshki You Can Make At Home

Russian Piroshki

Delicious Russian Piroshki Learning how to cook a country’s cuisine is the best thing you can do to truly appreciate the richness of a new culture. And here in Russia, there’s certainly no shortage of mouth-watering foods you can make right in your own kitchen. Here’s a recipe for one of our favorites, the delicious… Continue reading

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Cosa ci fanno tutti questi fiori in Russia?

fiori

Non serve restare molto tempo in Russia per notare la presenza di fiori (цветы) ovunque. Passeggiate per una strada qualsiasi e, in pochi minuti, con molta probabilità passerete davanti ad una bancarella o ad un negozio di fiori. La sera i marciapiedi sono pieni di russi che portano un bouquet ad un appuntamento o agli… Continue reading

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