Привет from Alice Привет! I’m Alice, and I have just started studying at Liden & Denz, which I will be continuing for the next 3 months, alongside the blogging internship they offer, and can’t wait to start exploring St Petersburg and getting to know the city better. I am from London and study French and ...
Erarta St. Petersburg: Things to Know Before Your Visit Erarta is located in St. Petersburg, and is Russia’s largest private museum of contemporary art. The museum mainly features works by Russian artists, and also welcomes 40 temporary exhibitions every year. Here are my top tips for a successful visit to Erarta. Plan the time of ...
4 Classic Russian Short Stories Set in St Petersburg St Petersburg was founded in 1703, and has been the inspiration for many authors ever since. If you are interested in becoming familiar with some of the most famous Russian authors, but don’t quite feel prepared to read War and Peace just yet, here are some ...
Привет from Leila, the newest intern at Liden & Denz St. Petersburg! Всем привет! Hello everyone! My name is Leila, and I am currently studying at Liden & Denz. I have just arrived in St Petersburg, and after I have finished a two-week quarantine period I am really looking forward to exploring this beautiful city. ...
It may seem that the tourist trail in St Petersburg is all about the city’s imperial past: the palaces of Peter the Great and Catherine the Great, the Peter and Paul Fortress and the Fabergé eggs. But, if you only know where to look, you can delve into a different facet of the city’s history: ...
St Petersburg has an abundance of cool brunch spots right in the city centre. With so many to choose from, it can be difficult to know which places are worth a visit. So, here are a few spots that I have tried and tested, and some more that I have been eying up online, and ...
“This is a city of half-crazy people… there are few places where you’ll find so many gloomy, harsh and strange influences on the soul of a man as in St Petersburg.” ( Fyodor Dostoyevsky: Crime and Punishment) They say St. Petersburg can drive people crazy. But is the rumour true? And if so, why? Today, ...
A very Russian institution The St. Petersburg metro is often praised for its beauty but it is also a place full of little stores, nooks and crannies which I found myself looking at yesterday. About everything and anything can be found there from a kitten calendar and the newest Russian romance novels to pens, newspapers ...
Top 5 things to do in St Petersburg during the White Nights “It was a miraculous night…the sky was so starry and the sky so light” – Belye Nochi, F.M. Dostoevsky The White Nights/белые ночи are a magical time in St Petersburg when the days draw out and the dark nights almost completely disappear. This special ...
It is sadly time to say goodbye to another one of our interns. Claire from the UK is on her way back home, but before she left, we talked about her time in Russia, working and studying at Liden & Denz. Tell me a bit about yourself. My name is Claire and I’m 21 years ...