I sat down with Martin from Germany who has spent the past 3 years studying Russian on and off. He has recently passed the TRKI-2 and will tell us about his experience as a student and life in St. Petersburg. Why did you decide to learn Russian? I was always interested in the culture, and ...
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
It is sadly time to say goodbye to another one of our interns. Claire from the UK is on her way back home, but before she left, we talked about her time in Russia, working and studying at Liden & Denz. Tell me a bit about yourself. My name is Claire and I’m 21 years ...