Category Archives: Discover Russia

11 Oct
2021
A weekend trip to Moscow Having been in St. Petersburg for a month, I felt like it was time to explore another part of Russia. Just a four-hour train ride away, I decided to spend a weekend in Moscow, and discover Russia’s other major city. So, on Friday evening, I took a high speed train ...
06 Oct
2021
The first film in space Russia is renowned for its space industry across the world. Indeed, the Soviet space programme has set many records, such as the first satellite, dog, man and woman to enter space. On Tuesday, Russia sent a team to the International Space Station to break another: the first full length fictional ...
27 Sep
2021
Why is Georgian cuisine so popular in Russia? Before visiting Russia, I had never tried Georgian cuisine, and barely even heard of it. However, since arriving in St Petersburg, I have seen and visited almost as many Georgian restaurants as Russian ones. In fact, around 10% of restaurants in Russia specialise in Georgian food. It ...
24 Sep
2021
Sustainable Travel to Russia: From Some of Europe’s Biggest Cities to Russia  Although current restrictions may be impeding our chances to travel, the ability to hanker after a future trip has not been quashed. Sustainable travel has become more and more possible and popular over recent years, but the thought of travelling such long distances ...
22 Sep
2021
What is the time in Russia? The country with 11 time zones! The whole world is divided into 24 time zones, and Russia alone covers eleven of them, making it the country with the most consecutive time zones in the world. The time in Russia ranges from UTC+02:00 to UTC+12:00 (Coordinated Universal Time, which is ...
21 Sep
2021
Родина-мать зовёт! – The Motherland Calls! Situated on the Mamayev Kurgan–hill (Мамаев курган) in Volgograd (former Stalingrad) in Southern Russia, stands a magnificent statue which commemorates the sufferings, sacrifice, and heroism of the Soviet Union during the Second World War. This monument is the representation of a call to take up arms against the German ...
15 Sep
2021
Culinary experience with Liden & Denz At “Liden & Denz” you can not only learn languages, but you also have the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of activities that will help you to get to know Russian culture more closely. The activities are organised by the school itself. Some of them have a ...
10 Sep
2021
Whale Watching in Russia: Where Can You Spot Whales in Russia? It is not rare for whales to pass through the waters which surround Russia, and in some regions of Russia a profitable tourism industry surrounding whale spotting has been created. Due to the size of Russia’s territory, the species of whales that can be ...
05 Sep
2021
Do you like dancing? Here are 4 Russian folk dances worth checking out! Throughout history we have searched for an infinite number of ways to express our feelings and emotions, because, however useful and vital verbal language may be, it is still rather limited when it comes to reflecting our essence to the outside world. ...
31 Aug
2021
9 Supersticiones Rusas Que Debes Conocer Este texto es una traducción al español del artículo escrito por Jessica Carrettiero, el cual puedes encontrar en su idioma original haciendo click aquí. Cuando uno se encuentra en el extranjero y conoce una cultura diferente, fácilmente pueden surgir malentendidos. Como probablemente ya hayas experimentado de primera mano, conocer ...