Russian Emigre Literature – Nabokov and identity

Nabokov and emigre literature

A lesser known part of Russian history is the widespread emigration that happened during the Soviet Union. After the Communist revolution in 1917, a vast wave of 1-3 million Russian intellectuals, teachers and nobility were forced to flee the former Russian Empire. Among these emigrants were the famous literary figures Nabokov, Brodsky and Bunin, who… Continue reading

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Lettland für Naschkatzen

Naschkatzen

Lettland für Naschkatzen Eine der häufigsten Fragen, die dir gestellt werden, wenn du aus dem Ausland zurückkehrst ist definitiv: Was für exotische Köstlichkeiten und merkwürdige Spezialitäten hast du dort gegessen? Nun denn, liebe Naschkatzen, Chipsesser, Donutsuchtis und Schokoholics, ich präsentiere euch den ultimativen Snack-Guide Naschen auf Lettisch Das erste, was ich tue, wenn ich irgendwo… Continue reading

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Top things to do in St Petersburg near our school

church of the savior on blood

Our school is right in middle of St Petersburg’s most historic neighbourhood. Every time you walk here, even from the nearest metro station, you go past a good dozen important locations. It would take a couple of books to cover in depth all the things there are to see near school, so this article will… Continue reading

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