Have you heard about Astrid Lindgren? I bet you have. She is one of the most famous Swedish writers of all time. Her books are loved by all Swedes and I am sure that you have heard about some of them since she is also known worldwide. Her most famous books are about Pippi Longstocking, ...
If you are vegetarian or vegan, there is no need to continue reading because this article will be all about meat! Growing up in northern Sweden, a big part of my diet consisted of just that. Mostly of so called wild meat, such as moose and reindeer, that we bought from local hunters. But since ...
Так быстро время летит. Unfortunately three months have already passed and my time at Liden & Denz is coming to an end and this time for good. It is crazy to think that I in total have spent one entire year at the school. Four times, three months each time. I am terrible at goodbyes ...
Russia’s most anonymous holiday is celebrated on the 4th of November. The holiday is named Unity Day (День народного единства) and despite the fact that the majority of Russian doesn’t know why or when it’s celebrated, it is still a national holiday with an interesting history. Let’s learn more about it! The origin of Unity ...
Moscow is truly an amazing city with so many interesting things to see and experience; from classical museums and historical monuments to festivals and stunning green areas. In this article I have summed up a little list, of present and upcoming events and activities in the Russian capital for the last months of the year. ...
Being an environmental scientist, of course I had to pay the State Darwin Museum (Государственный Дарвиновский музей) in Moscow a visit. The museum is located at 57 Vavilov Street, within a 10 minutes’ walk from the metro Akademicheskaya (Академическая). This is an amazing museum and you should give yourself at least 3-4 hours in order ...
Just out of school, 18 year old Lena Handt from Germany decided to do something different during her gap year instead of the usual travelling the world. Despite never being to Russia before and without any previous studies of the Russian language she found courage and went to Moscow for 9 weeks of Russian studies. ...
I have always known that Vera (Вера) is a Russian name, and when coming to Russia I wanted to learn more about it. I found out that there is actually a really interesting story behind it and I am thrilled to share it with you. The name Вера means Faith in Russian, and the famous ...
Moscow City Day (День города Москвы) is an annual celebration of, as the name indicates, the city of Moscow. It is celebrated on the first or second Saturday of September meaning that this year, which marks the 872th anniversary of the city, the celebrations will be held on the 7-8 of September. What is Moscow ...
Привет всем! My name is Vera Ahtonen and I am from Sweden. I am currently doing an internship at the Liden and Denz language centre in Moscow and I will be here for the next three months. A short description of me would be “The Swede who is in love with Russia”. A longer one ...