I will definitely come back!
I will definitely come back! I want to come back! Six months flew by so fast, and now it’s time for me to write my goodbye post. I came to Russia long time ago, in February when ice still covered completely the Neva in Saint Petersburg and people used to go ice-fishing on the canals.… Continue reading
The Reputation of Moscow District in Riga
The Reputation of Moscow District in Riga Latgale, also known as Maskavas forštate (Moscow district), is with no doubt an interesting area in Riga, with a special atmosphere, character, and full of memories, but probably for this reason at the same time not the safest place of the city. The history of this poor and… Continue reading
A Visit To The House of Peter the Great
A Visit To The House of Peter the Great In the centre of Saint Petersburg, a bit off the beaten track stands a small red pavilion that contains a even smaller house: Домик Петра I (Domik Petra I), the cabin of Peter the Great. Located in Петровская набережная № 6 (Petrovskaya Naberezhnaya n. 6), this… Continue reading
Russian Buses and Маршрутка
The most comfortable and efficient way to get around Saint Petersburg and Moscow is definitely the metro: it’s the fastest and easiest way for tourists and people that don’t know very much the city; in addition some metro stations are surprisingly beautiful, as real palace. But if one travels only underground he or she will… Continue reading
Best Russian Souvenirs are found at Izmailovsky Market in Moscow
Best Russian Souvenirs are found at Izmailovsky Market in Moscow Only best Russian souvenirs deserve to go home with you! The best place to find good quality and not expensive souvenirs is Измайловский рынок (Izmailovsky Rynok) also known as Вернисаж (Vernisazh). It is located north-east of Moscow, ten minutes away from Партиза́нская (Partizanskaya) metro station.… Continue reading
Theaters in St. Petersburg!
When I first came to Russia I didn’t go to a ballet, unfortunately even the second time, and the third one I didn’t make it as well, so the fourth time I definitely wanted to go, one way or another. Everyday I passed by the Aleksandrinsky and Mikhailovsky Theater to go to school and everybody… Continue reading
Improve your Pronunciation Skills
Russian language is a true challenge to all non Slavic native speakers, as you probably already know. Its grammar is one of the most tough and “frightening” parts, so that’s why everybody deeply focuses into it from the beginning. Actually, to learn a language one have to achieve many skills, and a good grammar knowledge… Continue reading
«Опера – всем» in Saint Petersburg
The cultural capital will host the IV International Festival «Опера – всем» (Opera-vsem), “Opera for All”. Starting from Sunday 12, four unique evenings will take place in Saint Petersburg: the city invited soloists and musicians from all Russia and Europe to play together in an open air opera productions. The shows will be set against… Continue reading