Farewell Russia! Goodbye from Lucrezia

Как время летит! Time flies so fast! It feels like yesterday I was in my room packing all my stuff and preparing to come to Russia. И сейчас вот? And now what? Six weeks have gone by, I seriously can’t believe it, it’s already time to go home. Of course, I am happy to go… Continue reading

More

Having fun with grammar: Russian idioms with verbs of motion

Here we are, the verbs of motion, probably the most feared topic of Russian grammar. If you have being studying Russian for some time, you may have already encountered the frightening verbs. But why are they so feared by students? The hardest part of learning these verbs consists in the fact that there are so… Continue reading

More

When a bird beats time: Russian cuckoo clocks

Something I really like about classes here at Liden & Denz is that you do not only learn grammar and things strictly connected to the Russian language, but you also get in touch with the real culture of this fascinating country. For example, today during our conversation class, I found out that there is a… Continue reading

More

Saint Petersburg’s favorite doughnuts: pishki

The first thing that comes to our minds when saying “doughnut” is the typical American deep-fried and ring-shaped dough, usually glazed with sugar icing or topped with powdered sugar, chocolate or colored sprinkles.  But being honest, this is an international dish, present all over the world and prepared in many different ways according to traditions.… Continue reading

More

Hello everyone from Lucrezia, a new Italian intern!

Добрый день всем! My name is Lucrezia and I will be an intern at Liden & Denz in Saint Petersburg for six weeks. Believe it or not I’m so excited about it! I’m a 22-year-old Italian girl and I live in the North of the country, in Milan and I study Languages and International Relations… Continue reading

More