St Petersburg Metro – Why are you so beautiful?

Metro station Avtovo

It’s certainly one of the first things you read about while searching the internet to get an overview before you travel to St Petersburg. And as I had already heard from so many people about the astonishing and wonderful metro stations, I wanted to write about the history and the characteristics of the Saint Petersburg… Continue reading

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A Jazz Lover’s Guide to St. Petersburg

close up of someone playing a saxophone with caption over it saying "jazz in St Petersburg"

There was a saying in the former Soviet Union: “Today he plays jazz, tomorrow he’ll sell out his motherland”. Back then, jazz was seen as Western, subversive and something not to be trusted. Fortunately, times have changed, and today St. Petersburg attracts top jazz performers from across Russia and indeed the world. Every year, the… Continue reading

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Last-minute shared flat availability August/September

Please hurry up to book independent and centrally located accommodation while you are studying Russian with us. Vacancies Moscow from 02/08 till 09/08 – 1 single room from 09/08 till 23/08 – 2 single rooms from 30/08 till 06/09 – 1 single room from 13/09 till 20/09 – 1 single room And from 30/08 till… Continue reading

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