From one cold city to another! Meet the newest Liden & Denz intern.

Hi! My name is Liz. I am from Minnesota in the United States, and am the newest intern at Liden & Denz. From exploring Russian history to finding great places to study, I hope to share what I find in St Petersburg with you. This is my fourth time in St Petersburg, but my first… Continue reading

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Taking pen friendship to the next level: How I study Russian with Whatsapp

How to study Russian with Whatsapp

During my stay in St.Petersburg I was learning so many new words and phrases in Russian and started to think of ways to use them in everyday life. But with whom should I speak? I didn’t know anyone in Saint Petersburg and throughout the week I was usually very busy. As I took out my… Continue reading

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Всем привет!

Всем привет! Hello! My name is Tilly and I am proud to introduce myself as a new intern at Liden & Denz, St. Petersburg. I arrived in this beautiful (but very wet and cold!) city from England (also wet but not quite as cold!) and am looking forward to spending the next 4 months here… Continue reading

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Delicious Russian Piroshki You Can Make At Home

Russian Piroshki

Delicious Russian Piroshki Learning how to cook a country’s cuisine is the best thing you can do to truly appreciate the richness of a new culture. And here in Russia, there’s certainly no shortage of mouth-watering foods you can make right in your own kitchen. Here’s a recipe for one of our favorites, the delicious… Continue reading

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Time to say goodbye to Saint-Petersburg!

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Almost three months passed by, since the moment when my little adventure started in Saint Petersburg. As I stayed during a 3 weeks intensive language course at Liden & Denz one year ago, I have already got an impression of Russia and Saint Petersburg. Convinced by the teaching methods of the language school, I decided… Continue reading

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3 Tools That Will Help You Prepare For Travelling

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3 Tools That Will Help You Prepare For Travelling I am a big fan of travelling. Once you get bitten by a travel bug, there is no cure – the saying is true. Before my 24th birthday I’ve travelled to over 20 countries around the world. I’ve lived in US, Greece and Russia and used almost every… Continue reading

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Boo! It’s Friday the Thirteenth!

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Boo! It’s Friday the Thirteenth – a day when the nightmares come true. We hope you do not suffer from not so rare disease called Triskaidekaphobia))) Russians are superstitious at such a deep genetic level that demons, omens, and evil spirits of all sorts are constantly present in our daily life. It’s true in terms… Continue reading

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Russian Cases Hardships: Myth Busting!

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Russian Cases Hardships: Myth Busting! Once you decide to start learning Russian everyone begins intimidating you. Mom says: Russian is sooo rough and confusing…by the way, what sounds better – дружба (DRUHZHBA) or гниль (GNIEL)? Judged exclusively by the way it sounds GNIEL must be something pleasant and tender, while DRUHZHBA, on the contrary, must… Continue reading

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