Time to say goodbye, пока пока!

More than four weeks in Petersburg – when I booked my stay here, I thought it would be quite a long time, I was afraid and at the same time excited of coming here: I was alone, with a knowledge of Russian language based almost on my memories at the university, but with a great will… Continue reading


St. Petersburg’s Cats Museums =^.^=

During your stay in St. Petersburg, you may have noticed how cats are regarded here in the city – they play a special role and are welcomed in the most unlikely places. I personally saw a cat inside the Peter and Paul Cathedral: if there it is striclty forbidden to use the flash on your camera, a cat hanging… Continue reading


Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli – Famous Italian Architect in Russia

Italian Architect

Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli – Famous Italian Architect in Russia If you ask an Italian about this Italian architect, many would not know who Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli was.. well, he is not so famous in his own country. But, if you plan to go to Russia, to St. Petersburg in particular, you will hear about him almost… Continue reading


III International Cultural Forum in St. Petersburg

This weekend, from 7th to 9th December 2014, St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum will take place in more than 30 venues through the city of St. Petersburg, including Mariinskij theatre, Alexandrinskij theatre, Sheremetev Palace and Mikhailovsky Castle . Organized by Russian government in active collaboration with St. Petersburg city authorities, the forum will be devoted to the discussion of problems and trends… Continue reading


Learn Russian Phrasebook “Russian Lite” – a good start in Russian language

Are you travelling for your first time to Russia and would you like to know at least some survival phrases to get by during your first days of your stay before starting your classes at Liden&Denz? or are you simply a little tired of the traditional methods of memorizing new words and are you interested in perfecting… Continue reading


Interesting sight-seeing: Hermitage Peacock Clock

Hermitage Peacock Clock

Interesting sight-seeing: Hermitage Peacock Clock The Hermitage Peacock Clock is definitely one of the must-see pieces in the Hermitrage museum in St. Petersburg! And, those currently studying with Liden & Denz in Piter have certainly been there more than once (for ISIC card holder, it is free!). Inside the Pavillion Hall, on the first floor of the Northern… Continue reading


XV International Winter Festival Arts Square “Площадь искусств”

Dear lovers of classical music, be prepared: a great event will be held in St. Petersburg soon. One of the best known concert halls will host again, for the 15th time, the most outstanding foreign and Russian musicians. And this great event is quite close: On 14th December, in the Grand Hall (Большой зал) of the Philarmonia (Филормония),… Continue reading


Cold Healthy Habit – a true Russian experience

Healthy Habit

Cold Healthy Habit – a true Russian experience Some would say it is madness, others that it is a healthy habit. What do you think? “No matter how many degrees it is outside, for a true морж it will never be too cold” – this is probably what you get as an answer if you ask a морж how he is feeling, after… Continue reading