School trip to Kolomna!

“Everything here is unlike other parts of Petersburg; it’s not the capital and it’s not the provinces. It’s all about silence  and retirement here.” – Nikolai Gogol on Kolomna Some of you who missed the trip organised by the school last Wednesday have asked me how was Kolomna. And what’s better than a blog post to… Continue reading


Making the most of summer in Saint Petersburg


Making the most of summer in St. Petersburg After a particularly rainy patch of weather, it seems that the sun may be coming back into our lives here in Saint Petersburg. Here are some ideas of how to make the most of the warmth, sunshine, and White Nights this summer! Take a break from the… Continue reading