The Homestay Experience: Living with a Russian Babushka

The Homestay experience can seem daunting, but after a while, you'll settle right in!

When I studied in St Petersburg last year, I decided to stay with a host-family, or homestay. I had done the same when I studied in Yaroslavl, so I had an idea of what to expect. Nonetheless, it was still a daunting prospect. I was still apprehensive about a few things; would I get on… Continue reading

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Useful Sentences When In Russia

Useful sentences

Useful Sentences When In Russia Whether you are going to Russia for a quick trip or to study Russian for the first time, there are a few expressions that will come in handy (especially during your first few weeks). It is a known fact that the majority of Russia’s population does not speak English, although… Continue reading

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