How to eat healthily in St Petersburg

In today’s society eating healthily and doing sports have become higher priorities, although taking care of your body has not always been that important. A few years ago this trend became extremely popular all over the world, including in Russia. Ever more women and men of all ages are on the hunt for healthy food. The healthy eating Megatrend As concern about diseases and obesity has grown, healthy eating has become more and more popular. But healthiness is not only about avoiding diseases, it’s more about reconciling your mental, physical and emotional health. As a result, people spend an increasing amount of money on products that have a positive impact on their wellbeing. For example, people tend to prefer bio-products and are more willing to buy food supplements. Furthermore, sm ...


Top things to do in St Petersburg near our school

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Our school is right in middle of St Petersburg’s most historic neighbourhood. Every time you walk to school, even from the nearest metro you go past a good dozen historic locations. It would take a couple of books to cover in depth all the things there are to see near school, so this article will focus on just mentioning the most important places nearby. It will still be quite the jampacked article. Here are some of the top things to do in St Petersburg near our school. A small note. Google maps might tell that it takes longer to get to some of these places. If you take as long as Google maps calculates, then you’re probably a Galapagos turtle, in which case, congratulations for defying the stereotype that says turtles can’t read. Stay strong.   Top things to do in St Petersburg three minu ...


Gorky Park’s 90th anniversary: how to celebrate it

Gorky Park's 90th anniversary

Moscow is about to celebrate the famous Gorky Park’s 90th anniversary. Read this blog post and follow me in the discovery of the park’s history and importance, that have reached Europe and the USA as well, through a book, a movie and a song. Be ready to celebrate this event with nice activities and reconnect with the past! The biggest and oldest park in Moscow Gorky Park, most commonly known as the Park of Rest and Culture Named after M. Gorky (Парк культуры и отдыха имени М.Горького) is one of the most famous green spaces in the Russian capital. It spreads over a territory of almost 300 acres and is located in Krymsky Val Street, not far from Oktyabrskaya and Park Kultury metro stations. The first opening of the park, designed by the Avant-Garde artist Konstantin Melnikov, dat ...


A warm hello by Chris

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Hello everybody, My name is Chris. I am currently a new intern at the Liden & Denz Language Centre in St. Petersburg and studying Russian here. I am originally from Austria, studying economics at the University of Applied Sciences FH Burgenland in Eisenstadt/Burgenland. My home is close to the Lake Neusiedl in Burgenland, which is a beautiful place for water sports and summer tourism in general, AND where high quality wine is served, as this is a famous wine region. I personally love traveling, the more special places are – the better, all kinds of sports, listening to as well as producing music and, which might be the most important one, eating. As the Russian language is an important part of my courses at university, I mainly hope to improve my language skills, through attendin ...


Max says hello to everyone

Hello, everyone! Привет всем! Servus alle zusammen! I’m a new intern at Liden & Denz and I would like to say hello to you. My name is Max, or just Maxi, and I’m from the wonderful city Baden near Vienna. So why am I going to introduce myself to you? I ‘m going to provide you with (hopefully) useful and interesting content concerning exciting things to do in Saint Petersburg and learning the Russian language, for the next two months. After that, I will go back home for a few weeks. But don’t worry – I will come back by the end of October for another two months! I’m currently studying International Business Relationships focused on CEE countries at the University of Applied Sciences Burgenland in the last semester. This internship is part of my bachelor’s degree. There are ma ...