Meet Lena from Germany, a current student at Liden & Denz in Moscow

student at Liden & Denz

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.… Continue reading

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Student Interview with Ronald Knox – Living in Russia in the «несовершенный вид»

Student at Liden & Denz

A seasoned traveller and no stranger to the streets of St Petersburg, Ronald Knox, from Philadelphia, has just completed three weeks at Liden and Denz. As part of his travels this year, Ronald decided to pay St Petersburg a visit. Despite being caught out by the capricious St Petersburg weather, Ronald thoroughly enjoyed his time… Continue reading

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Farewell Russia! Goodbye from Lucrezia

Как время летит! Time flies so fast! It feels like yesterday I was in my room packing all my stuff and preparing to come to Russia. И сейчас вот? And now what? Six weeks have gone by, I seriously can’t believe it, it’s already time to go home. Of course, I am happy to go… Continue reading

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Sleepless in St. Petersburg – hello from interns Alexandra and Izabela

Izabela and Alexandra - Interns in Russia

Meet our new interns! Alexandra from Germany and Izabela from Slovakia are studying Russian and interning as bloggers at Liden & Denz in St. Petersburg. In their first post, they talk about their love of the city, their first impressions of Russia and the reasons to come back again and again. Alexandra St. Petersburg seems… Continue reading

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Crossing Paths in St. Petersburg – new interns at Liden & Denz

Louis: Hi Stacey, you’re also starting as an intern here at Liden & Denz, I was wondering how you first got interested in learning Russian, it’s such a unique language! Stacey: I graduated from my university with a degree in Foreign languages and decided to pick one to focus my career on. It’s a Goldilocks… Continue reading

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Goodbye to our Italian Intern Anna

First of all: this experience for me was amazing. There’s not a single thing that in these past three months went wrong. I spent most of my time in the school, attending classes in the morning and working in the afternoon. Everything started and finished here at Liden and Denz, and now I feel like… Continue reading

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Farewell to our Intern Leah

our intern Leah in front of the Hermitage at night

Our fellow blogger Leah is leaving after a seven-week internship at Liden & Denz St. Petersburg…but her stay is not over yet! Tell us a little more about yourself!  Hi! My name’s Leah and I’m 28 years old. I’m from the UK but love to travel – I have previously studied in China, worked in… Continue reading

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Student interview: Maurits (29) left the Netherlands to start a business in Russia

Maurits is a 29-year-old Dutchman who decided to quit a job in a big company, move to Russia and start one on his own. Straight after graduating business school in 2014, he started working for a well-renowned company in the Netherlands, but the 9-to-5 lifestyle did not suit him and eventually he did what most… Continue reading

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