Category Archives: Discover Russia - Page 2

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 ...
30 Aug
2021
Eurovision and Russia: Everything You Need to Know I am a big Eurovision fan, and I find the attitudes of different countries towards Eurovision to be extremely interesting. Russia has participated in Eurovision since 1994 with varying degrees of success. But how popular is Eurovision in Russia, and does Russia have any stars who arose ...
29 Aug
2021
As the summer comes to an end, so has my time here. Thank you all who have been reading these articles, and of course everyone at Liden & Denz, for this summer! I decided to dedicate my final article to this very theme: summer. Russian students have over 2 months of summer break each year. How ...
27 Aug
2021
Sword of Damocles: What Is This Saying and How Can I Use It in Russian? You may have heard the saying Sword of Damocles being used in English, for example when somebody says that there is a Sword of Damocles hanging over their head. This saying can be directly translated into Russian as дамоклов меч, ...
25 Aug
2021
What is the Russian Авось? Авось is a widely used Russian saying which expresses a very specific concept. Although you may find that it is often translated as ‘perhaps’ or ‘with hope’, these English phrases do not represent the deeper concept that lies behind the Russian авось. I spoke to native Russian speakers to try ...
24 Aug
2021
Buying a flat requires a real estate vocabulary that must be learned in order to avoid making the wrong decision. In this sector there are concepts that will undoubtedly be very useful both in the purchase phase of the property and in the entire buying and selling process. This glossary of real estate terms might ...
23 Aug
2021
A Guide to Buying a SIM Card in Russia Having the ability to gain access to the internet at any moment whilst abroad is extremely useful, especially in cities where many things, from looking at a menu in a restaurant or viewing a guide in a museum, rely on a good internet connection. Therefore, one ...
20 Aug
2021
Russia is known for its complex bureaucracy. I remember reading an article on the Guardian years ago about how simple tasks, such as dry-cleaning your clothes, can take a lot of paperwork and signatures. Why is it that way? I do not know. That said, what I can do is to give some tips to ...