Goodbye Liden & Denz

Goodbye Liden

These months at Liden & Denz as an intern and student have been simply amazing. Let alone the fact that this place gave me the opportunity to meet a lot of interesting people from all around the world, it also enabled me to significantly improve my Russian, which was my original goal. The lessons are… Continue reading


Mikhail Shemyakin and his art in Saint Petersburg

Mikhail Shemyakin

A black hat, a pair of thick-glassed wide eyeglasses and a scar along his right cheek: those are the three trademarks of Russian artist Mikhail Shemyakin, whose works of art are now displayed all over the world. Mikhail Shemyakin was born in Moscow, in 1943. Throughout his life he stood out for his quirky personality… Continue reading


Everything you need to know about our street!

Our language school in St. Petersburg is located on Zhukovskovo ulitsa (улица Жуковского). The street is 890 meters long and is near Ploshad Vostaniya (площадь Восстания) where the Moscow train station is. While the street is not one of the most famous streets in St. Petersburg, like almost all the streets of St. Petersburg, it… Continue reading


Tips for having an easier day in SPB

Exploring new countries and places can be a huge adventure, especially when it comes to somewhere like Russia. If you want to start your journey well, I recommend you to read through the following tips, they’ll help make your day that much easier. It all starts with the language As I already mentioned in my… Continue reading


What you need to pack for Saint Petersburg

what to pack for SPB

When you travel to a foreign country, the arrival or the journey itself might be slightly difficult. BUT when you don’t know what the weather is going to be like, that’s when the real challenge starts – at home! I’d like to think I’ve got this particular situation under control, because I’ve already been to… Continue reading


4 Things you need in St. Petersburg ASAP

St. Petersburg

The four most important things that you need to know when you travel to Saint Petersburg may not come naturally to people from other European countries. But it is really easy to adapt. Just be sure to get all of these and you will be geared up for your stay in Saint Petersburg. It is… Continue reading


Touchdown, Saint Petersburg!

Привет! or like we say in Austria: “Servus!” My name is Philip and I’m the a intern for the next 3 months. But that’s not all. I am also here to guide you through your trips to Russia, especially Saint Petersburg, give you an insight at some interesting topics and some tips that might be helpful for… Continue reading


I am from Austria ?

Hello! Привет!   My name is Philipp and I’m 23 years old. This is my first post for Liden & Denz as an intern. Over the next ten weeks I’ll be giving you an inside account into my life in St Petersburg and how my language skills evolve. In Austria I’m in the 3rd year… Continue reading