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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Tims Mints Who did not once in his life think about opening a Bar together with some friends? Well, here is an example of some people who actually successfully realized this dream. Tims Mint is a café and bar, which is located in the Old Town of Riga. The place is managed by three Siblings. ...
Russian Comeback, Feels Like I Never Left: Hello St. Petersburg! Russian Comeback is a phrase that means a lot! To begin with, Hello, my name is Luuk Winkelmolen. I am a 23 year old Dutch Human Geography student from Radboud University in Nijmegen and I just arrived in Saint-Petersburg. I am currently studying Russian at ...