Posts by: Geraldine - Page 2

06 Sep
2015
Even though this last week has not been the best weather wise, today was a beautiful day to walk around Kolomenskoe park and to watch the transition from summer to autumn. The park, situated in the South of Moscow on the bank of the river Moskova, was a former royal estate. During an insurecction, Peter ...
06 Sep
2015
The Red Square is without doubt one of the liveliest places in Moscow. This afternooon the neighbourhood was particularly busy as it is already in a festive mood for Moscow’s birthday. First of all, today started the festival Московская осень (Moscow’s Autumn) that will last until the 11th of September. Just at the entrance of the ...
06 Sep
2015
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As summer comes to an end, it is time for many students from Liden&Denz to go back to work, to university… For some, direction Rome or Verona, Frankfurt or Madrid. Some are going back to the small island of Ischia. What a contrast after a bustling city like Moscow! After their last few hours of lessons, ...
04 Sep
2015
This Saturday 5th of September, Moscow will be celebrating the 868th  anniversary of its foundation. The city has received a total makeover during these last few days: flowers planted, walls scrubbed, roads cleaned… Displays have been installed everywhere claiming that Москва-лучший город земли (Mocow, the best city in the world) and wishing the beloved city ...
04 Sep
2015
As a future Geology student, I decided to visit the Vernadsky State Geological Museum. This is a very particular place to visit. There are very few people apart from a handful of passionate geology students, jotting down a few notes on their notepads, sketching minerals… Therefore visiting the museum feels like a discovery walk in ...
03 Sep
2015
Всем привет! My name is Geraldine and I am the new intern at Linden&Denz as editorial assistant. A bit of background first. I am French by nationality but have always lived in countries other than France (England, Hungary and Russia). I first arrived in Moscow in 2012. My love for Russia has only grown since ...
20 Sep
2013
 Robert Griesbeck is a German, working as a tax counselor for an insurance company in Germany. Here is his story: How did you come up with the idea to learn Russian and why (exactly) in Russia? I started studying Russian 5 years ago, after I had already studied Latin, English, French and a bit of ...
26 Aug
2013
В бане помылся — заново родился. (Washing yourself in the banya is like being born again.) The term “banya” (баня) in Russia refers to a local type of Sauna. Banya is a Russian tradition that started centuries ago, but it is still very popular today. There are banyas in large cities and in small towns, ...
16 Aug
2013
Though Liden & Denz will open its new language centre in Riga (Latvia) only in January next year, we already want to make you familiar with the city and its beauties. Today (August 16), Riga celebrates its city day with an yearly festival – “Rigas Svetki”. The most important celebrations are traditionally held on the city embankment ...
14 Aug
2013
After the mixed up Times of Troubles following the death of Ivan IV, a spark of hope came from the ascension to the Russian throne of Mikhail Romanov (Михаил Романов) in 1613. This event marked the beginning of the Romanov reign. The Romanovs ruled Russia until 1917, and 2013 marks the 400th anniversary of their ...