Le Sette Meraviglie: splendidi esempi della natura in Russia

Viaggiare in Russia

Essendo un po’ smemorato credo di essermi dimenticato di dirvi prima che immergermi nella natura è una delle mie più grandi passioni. Proprio a questo proposito ho deciso di condividere con voi la lista di quelle che mi piace definire “Le Sette Meraviglie”, ossia, stupendi scenari, chiari esempi di quanto variegata sia la natura in… Continue reading

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A Who’s Who of 20th-century Russian Female Writers

Akhmatova

Students of Russian literature sometimes complain about a gender imbalance on their course syllabi — where are the Russian female writers!? To investigate this supposed injustice, I did some research. After googling “best Russian writers,” I found that only one of the first twenty people listed on google’s slide-bar, Lyudmila Ulitskaya, was a woman. On… Continue reading

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Riga Restaurant Reviews: Lido

Lido Restaurant Review

Riga Restaurant Reviews: Lido This week my parents and my youngest sister are in Riga with me for a week, and it is proving to be an eye opening experience! Having lived in St. Petersburg before, coming to Riga felt very regular for me. Riga of course differs in its beautiful Art Nouveau architecture that… Continue reading

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