Video Blog

21 Mar
2017
Die russische Sprache umfasst Schätzungen zufolge circa 500.000 Wörter. Dazu zählen auch Lehnwörter aus anderen Sprachen, wie zum Beispiel ресторан (restaran) aus dem Französischen oder ландшафт (landschaft) aus dem Deutschen. Doch aufgepasst, manchmal sehen sich Russische und deutsche Wörter zum Verwechseln ähnlich oder klingen fast gleich, haben jedoch unterschiedliche Bedeutungen. In der Linguistik bezeichnet man solche ...
19 Mar
2017
Moving to a new country can sometimes be stressful and challenging. This video will help you kickstart your time in Saint-Petersburg, Russia by showing you what to do on your very first day. Watch the video below to find out the best places to buy groceries, school supplies and everything else you’ll need for your ...
17 Mar
2017
Do you ever get confused when you see a new Russian font? Do you think that Russian cursive is impossible to read? Fear not! This video will demystify even the most difficult Russian font styles, brought to you by Liden & Denz intern Ryan Gourley. From serif and sans-serif to handwritten and italic styles, Ryan ...
13 Dec
2016
Searching unusual courtyards in Saint-Petersburg This is my second week in Saint-Petersburg and I very much like to walk through the city. One of the first nights here I went outside for a walk and asked one of the Russian roommates of the hostel I am currently living in, whether he would like to join ...
07 Dec
2016
Audiovisual art at Palace Square This evening a special event will take place on Palace Square. The centuries old baroque facade of the Winter Palace will transform into the scene of an audiovisual art exposition. To celebrate the 252nd birthday of the Hermitage, a reportedly enchanting 3D light show will take place on Palace Square ...
11 Aug
2016
Video Guide to Restaurants in Moscow I’ve spent a month now in Moscow and have tried out many restaurants. Here is a quick guide to my favourite restaurants for traditional Russian food, vegetarian food and food for a special occasion.
02 Aug
2016
Tour of the Moscow Metro The Moscow Metro is like a museum of the Soviet Union. The Moscow Metro opened in 1935. Each station uses art to illustrate past events, the people of the Soviet Union and the bright future of the Soviet Union poets and writers predicted at the time. I will show you ...
02 Aug
2016
5 Coffee Shops in St. Petersburg Looking to quench your caffeine craving?  Look no further!  Liden and Denz Video Blog Intern Ryan Gourley will show you the 5 best coffee shops in Saint Petersburg and what to order at each one. Music by Herbie Hancock.
22 Jul
2016
Summer in Moscow Summer in Moscow is hot and sunny… most of the time! There is a lot to view in Moscow during summer, there are many parks, markets and tourist sites such as the Red Square and the Kremlin. So I asked some fellow students studying Russian in Liden and Denz what they think ...
18 Jul
2016
Internship in Hospitality Abroad Ever wondered what it is like to have an internship in Russia? Listen to the experiences of two interns working at the Marriott Renaissance Baltic Hotel Saint Petersburg, hosted and filmed by Liden & Denz Video Blogger Ryan Gourley.