A guide to thrifting in St Petersburg

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… Continue reading

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Farewell Krizia

Krizia studied and worked as an intern at Liden & Denz in Saint Petersburg for two months. Let’s find out more about her experience! Tell us a little more about yourself! My name is Krizia, I’m 26 years old, I come from Sicily but I’m currently living in Trieste, in the north of Italy. I… Continue reading

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5 Things to Know about Hostel Living in St Petersburg

If you’re looking for an affordable place to stay while travelling, a hostel could be an option for you. In St Petersburg, hostels are all over the place. If you’re working, going to school or just here to sightsee, you’ll likely find one close to where you want to go. If this is something you’re… Continue reading

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Student Interview with Erin

student interview

Today I had the chance to get an interesting interview with Erin, an English very young lady, who spent almost two months at Liden & Denz Language School in Moscow to improve her Russian skills. This is her last day at L&D, so now that the chips are down, let’s learn more about the experience… Continue reading

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Language Learning Apps Reviewed

Self-study is essential to improving your Russian – but lets face it, finding the time is tricky… Luckily, help is at hand with language-learning apps. Can memorising vocab really be turned into entertainment? We review five of the best apps to find out. The market for language-learning apps has exploded in recent years, and with… Continue reading

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Ziferblat: Cafe Review

Memorising vocabulary and practicing grammar is so much easier with a good working environment. Moscow has no shortage of cafes, but here’s a hidden gem that you may not have found otherwise… The entrance is, admittedly, unpromising. Ziferblat is located round the back of a продукы store, in a car park. There’s no sign –… Continue reading

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Всем Привет

  Greetings everyone from Liden and Denz, St Petersburg! My name is Rina, I am a university student from Canada, studying Forensic Science. So why Russian, you might ask. Seems kind of random doesn’t it? The best way I could describe it is that I’ve always been curious about learning the Russian language. Every time… Continue reading

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Liden & Denz celebrates 25 years in style – Photo gallery

See a selection of photos from lavish gala at the Olympia concert hall in St. Petersburg, where the Russian language provider opened its first campus in 1992.

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