Posts by: Francesca Visser

30 Aug
2019
Discover the best hidden places in St. Petersburg with our interactive map. Art galleries, courtyards, secret bars and restaurants, churches, and more.  It’s time to discover St. Petersburg and all of its hidden gems. Check out our interactive map and take a glimpse of our favorite secret places. Read more about each place by clicking ...
16 Jul
2019
Test your knowledge of Russian sayings with our quiz below. Can you match the Russian saying with the English equivalent? Do you want to learn more Russian sayings and proverbs? Make sure to check out our article on Russian sayings and proverbs with fish for more sayings, read The colorful world of Russian sayings and ...
08 Jul
2019
If you need a break from your Russian classes, and you need some social activity where you can actually understand what is going on and what people are talking about, this post is for you. Find the best events in English in the city, meet new people and have a fun night with comedy shows, ...
27 Jun
2019
Seize the moment and practice some Russian at the best St. Petersburg markets. Discover the best markets in the city and learn some vital vocabulary that will help you during your shopping. It is a well-known fact that if you want to improve your fluency in a language there is no better way than living ...
21 Jun
2019
Hi everyone! My name is Francesca, I’m a Dutch/Italian freelance journalist based in St. Petersburg, and since June, a new intern at the Liden and Denz Language Center in St. Petersburg. I ended up in Russia a bit by chance almost four years ago when I found a double Master’s degree in journalism between Berlin ...