Context-Based Approach for Learning Languages

The web and mobile phone app Lingua.ly offers the possibility to learn different kind of languages including Russian using a context-based approach. You can add your own words or predefined word-packages (different difficulty levels) to your account. Based on these words the app is looking for articles on the web and provides them to you. This… Continue reading

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I will be back Saint Petersburg!

Unfortunately it’s time to say good bye! I have been staying in Saint Petersburg since beginning of May and had an amazing time enjoying the city, meeting locals, diving into the Russian mentality and culture. But before leaving with a truly heavy heart, I want to share with you my favorite places and venues in this great… Continue reading

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Park Live – open-air festival in Moscow

Park Live is the first 3-day open-air festival in Moscow and takes place for the second time. Doors open today the 27th of June at 17:00. The final act (Marilyn Manson) starts at 22:00. The festival ends on Sunday the 29th of June. Here is the official trailer of the event: And that is how… Continue reading

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Let’s cheer for Russia!

Tonight we already will see a little final even before the 1/8 finals have started. Russia plays against Algeria, it’s the last game for both in their group. The situation in that group is quite interesting as theoretically all teams have the chance to reach the 1/8 finals. But of course we want to see… Continue reading

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Summer Sound Festival in Liepāja

The LMT Summer Sound Festival will take place on the 11th and 12th of July ON THE BEACH of Liepāja! Liepāja is round about a 3 hours car drive away from Riga. The good news is that there will be special trains available, which will bring you there. However make sure to buy your tickets in advance!… Continue reading

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Stunning Chess Event on Palace Square, St. Petersburg

On the occasion of the international chess day, the Palace Square in Saint Petersburg will become a huge chessboard and the chess pieces will be real people! The international chess day was stated in 1966 and since then celebrated on the 20th of July. This year Saint Petersburg will celebrate it in an extraordinary way! While chess… Continue reading

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Venue Finder – night out in St. Petersburg

Looking for a great place to spend a night out in Saint Petersburg?  This map will help you out! It shows the most popular venues in Saint Petersburg sorted by categories like bars or clubs. Simply click on one or more of the categories and pins with related venues will appear on the map. To get… Continue reading

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Russia Ice Hockey World Champions!

Not too long ago Russia faced Finland in the quarter finals of “their” tournament, the Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. It is not a secrete that when it comes to Ice Hockey all other gold medals to win lose their brightness. That one gold medal which is handed out for winning the Ice Hockey competition… Continue reading

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