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18 Feb
2017
Tramway over the ice of the Neva river The first tram system ran through the streets of Saint-Petersburg in 1865. A ticket for a ride with this horsecar cost 5 kopeks. When you decided to travel on the roof it only cost 3 kopeks. From 1895 till 1910, a very unusual way of crossing the ...
15 Feb
2017
Almost three months passed by, since the moment when my little adventure started in Saint Petersburg. As I stayed during a 3 weeks intensive language course at Liden & Denz one year ago, I have already got an impression of Russia and Saint Petersburg. Convinced by the teaching methods of the language school, I decided ...
12 Feb
2017
Towards the East – The Trans-Siberian Railway For quite some time I have the wish to travel across Russia with the by Tsar Nicholas II built railway. I would like to learn more about the Russian landscape, and about the daily life in different Russian cities. Therefore, traveling by Trans-Siberian Express all the way to Vladivostok ...
23 Dec
2016
Ever heard something about the Ice Hockey Club of Saint Petersburg? To be honest, I did not even know that Saint Petersburg has its own Ice Hockey Club. I heard about it for the first time, when a friend asked me if I can get some souvenir from CKA shop on Nevsky Prospekt. So therefore, ...
25 Nov
2016
Student Story: Saying Goodbye to Saint Petersburg! I still cannot believe it, saying goodbye is harder than I thought! My 3-month-stay here in Saint Petersburg is already over! It was such a great experience and I am very thankful for this awesome time here. I would really recommend it to everyone, to work or study ...
07 Nov
2016
My impressions about the Autumn Festival of Lights! As announced, one of the most spectacular festivals of the year took place in Saint Petersburg during this weekend and our expectations were more than excelled. I visited the Autumn Festival of Lights 2016 with two friends of mine on Friday, 5th November and Saturday, 6th at ...
28 Oct
2016
Are you a Fries Lover? Last week I made an awesome discovery – a shop that sells nothing but fries! Sounds like heaven to you? Well, it is. Uniqueness It is situated on Nevsky Prospekt and I passed by many times before I actually visited it. I was always in a hurry and I thought ...
24 Oct
2016
Restaurant Festival 2016 will take place soon! Something big is coming – The Saint Petersburg Restaurant Festival starts on November 1st and will last till November 30th, 2016 on the Neva River. It is the first-ever festival of this kind that is held in the city. Guests who are visiting Saint Petersburg and citizens are ...
19 Oct
2016
Why did The “Scarlet Sails” Receive International Recognition? Die deutsche Version des Artikels finden Sie hier. Every year Saint Petersburg turns into a sleepless city during the legendary White Nights. Thousands of tourists from all over the world explore the Northern capital in this amazing time and try to not miss out on one of the ...
17 Oct
2016
The Autumn Festival of Lights 2016 is getting closer! Saint Petersburg is not only a cultural city in the north of Russia with many beautiful sights, but also known for the countless great annual festivals that are organized there. One of the most beautiful is getting closer and closer. The Autumn Festival of Lights – An ...