Category Archives: Discover St. Petersburg - Page 3

05 Sep
2019
Venturing through a dark alleyway next to a corner shop, probably the last thing you’d expect to discover is an expansive and fascinating museum of non-conformist culture whose roots stretch into the Soviet period and beyond. Yet, behind an unassuming door, you’ll find Art Centre Pushkinskaya 10. It first appeared in 1989 as a squat ...
04 Sep
2019
Mushroom Hunting Season in Russia If you have ever happened to enjoy the traditional Russian cuisine, you would have noticed that mushrooms are a crucial ingredient for many Russian dishes. This probably doesn’t come as a surprise, given the fact, that most of the Russian landscape is covered in woods, which are covered with mushrooms. ...
30 Aug
2019
Discover the best hidden places in St. Petersburg with our interactive map. Art galleries, courtyards, secret bars and restaurants, churches, and more.  It’s time to discover St. Petersburg and all of its hidden gems. Check out our interactive map and take a glimpse of our favorite secret places. Read more about each place by clicking ...
21 Aug
2019
Our language school in St. Petersburg is located on Zhukovskovo ulitsa (улица Жуковского). The street is 890 meters long and is near Ploshad Vostaniya (площадь Восстания) where the Moscow train station is. While the street is not one of the most famous streets in St. Petersburg, like almost all the streets of St. Petersburg, it ...
14 Aug
2019
On a recent day trip, I rented a car and drove to Priozersk (Приозерск). Priozersk is a small town of around 19,000 people in the Leningrad Oblast region of Russia, roughly two hours drive from Saint Petersburg. Located near the border with the Karelia region, it is sandwiched between Lake Ladoga and the Vuoksi River. ...
08 Aug
2019
Renting a bike in a new city is always a challenge, but it’s something that can make your visit much more memorable and fun, since a bike can remove the constraints of public transportation and can help you to see the city from an other perspective. On two wheels, you can get closer to the ...
24 Jul
2019
Since moving to St Petersburg from the UK, I have been on a mission to hunt down cheap and sustainable ways to shop. Back in England I am an avid thrifter, meaning that I love buying things in second hand shops! It is so helpful to do this as a student who needs to save ...
09 Jul
2019
  Hello everyone! My name is Lizzie, and I’m happy to introduce myself as a new member of the Liden & Denz team. I am from the East Midlands of the UK originally, though I moved to London when I was eighteen in order to start my undergraduate degree. I am a third year student ...
08 Jul
2019
If you need a break from your Russian classes, and you need some social activity where you can actually understand what is going on and what people are talking about, this post is for you. Find the best events in English in the city, meet new people and have a fun night with comedy shows, ...
27 Jun
2019
Seize the moment and practice some Russian at the best St. Petersburg markets. Discover the best markets in the city and learn some vital vocabulary that will help you during your shopping. It is a well-known fact that if you want to improve your fluency in a language there is no better way than living ...