Posts By: Cynthia Hunn

27 Jun
2017
Meet Our Staff: Elena I recently sat down with Elena Tsirlina, our lovely booking manager at Liden & Denz, to chat about her every day duties at school. She is one of the people responsible for students’ seamless transition into life in Russia, and here’s how she does it: Hi, Elena! Thanks for taking your ...
21 Jun
2017
Farewell, Tilly! The time has come, once again… I must bid farewell to a fellow intern and dear friend. Tilly Hicklin is on her way back to Bristol, but I didn’t let her leave without having her sit down with me first: Here’s our talk about her Russian experience! Tilly, tell me a little about ...
09 Jun
2017
Cat Craze in St. Petersburg With the “International Day of St. Petersburg’s Cats” (Всемирный день петербургских котов) coming up this weekend, I decided to let my inner crazy-cat-lady go wild for a week. Without further ado, here are my findings of the lengthy investigation about pretty much everything feline-related in this cat-crazed city. Why is ...
02 Jun
2017
до встречи, Martina! Our beloved intern (and great friend) Martina Vierin is returning to Aosta in a few days. Not having her around anymore will be a bummer, of course… but the one good thing to come out of her departure is an opportunity to conduct this interview! Hi Martina! How is your last day ...
29 May
2017
Eight Things You Didn’t Know About St. Petersburg 1. The Lucky Cat Yelisei Looking for some luck? Make your way towards Malaya Sadovaya street (Малая Садовая улица) and look for a bronze cat sitting on a platform up over your head — in the eaves of the Eliseyev Emporium. Legend has it that throwing a coin to the ...
25 May
2017
Recap: St. Petersburg’s Infamous Museum Night On the weekend after international museum day, most European countries one-up the annual event with a Museum Night (ночь музеев). Over 40 countries welcome visitors into nearly 2,000 museums for a cultural experience between dusk and dawn. This year, I got to experience the especially famous Museum Night of ...
22 May
2017
Mariinsky Experience: Why Opera Should be on Everyone’s Bucket List Allow me to start this blog post off with a disclaimer: I decided to join my friends to an opera for the sole purpose of scratching off a point from my bucket list. Though I am an avid an of the performing arts and enjoy ...
12 May
2017
Привет from the New Intern at Liden & Denz Hello everyone! My name is Cynthia, and I’m a Swiss-Hungarian 19 year old fresh off the boat from Washington, D.C.. I’m the new intern at Liden & Denz in St. Petersburg. “Why, – you may wonder – isn’t she ripe enough for an identity crisis, without adding another ...