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08 Aug
2017
Привет! My name is Krizia and I’m the new intern at Liden & Denz in Saint Petersburg. I’ve been studying Russian for 4 years and I’m currently attending a MA in Specialised Translation at the University of Trieste. I love travelling, cooking, writing poems and making new friends. My dream is to become a literary ...
04 Aug
2017
I should probably start this article by saying that I really know nothing about art. Of course, it’s fun to pretend – wandering aimlessly around galleries and regurgitating snippets you’ve read online or on the painting description to those around you to try and sound clever. However, Erarta (29th line, Vasilievsky island, 2) is a ...
03 Aug
2017
Exciting news from St. Petersburg: yesterday, for about two hours, we were blessed with the rare and exciting opportunity to see the sun. What’s more, as I write this the sun is somehow miraculously shining, and all of us here at Liden & Denz St. Petersburg are hoping, perhaps naively, that summer has, at last, ...
26 Jul
2017
Looking for something to do this weekend and maybe pick up a unique souvenir? Head north down the Metro and check out the flea market at Udelnaya. If you like garage sales, this will be right up your alley. It’s easy to find, just outside Udelnaya station. Once you exit the metro, you’ll see a train ...
21 Jul
2017
It is a well-known fact that St. Petersburg’s architecture is some of the most beautiful in the world, but what about the secrets behind it? I went on a guided tour of the stairwells and back yards of the city to find out a bit more. For anyone unfamiliar with the general layout of an ...
20 Jul
2017
After over four months of living in Russia in total, I have to say I’ve been pleasantly surprised at how easy it is to be a vegetarian here. My host family in Yaroslavl were not even taken aback by it, and I’ve only had one incident where I’ve had to argue that no it’s not ...
10 Jul
2017
St. Petersburg and northern Russia’s infamous White Nights season is drawing to a close, but the city’s inhabitants are still flocking to watch the bridges being raised and strolling the streets in the early hours. However, if ambling isn’t for you, but live music is, there are plenty of events going on to catch your fancy ...
07 Jul
2017
Здравствуйте! My name is Claire, and I am an English/French university student studying German and Russian in the UK. I’ll be interning at Liden & Denz St. Petersburg until the end of August. My love affair with Russian culture started off as a niche interest during my awkward teenage phase – I’m another one of ...
04 Jul
2017
Why am I writing a guide with a small dictionary about coffee in Russian? For me it’s the first week of Russian classes in St. Petersburg, which means that 1. After two weeks of vacation I need to start waking up early again, which means that 2. I need coffee. Luckily, right on the banks ...
29 Jun
2017
Всем привет ! My name is Lauriane and I will be for the next 3 months an intern at Liden & Denz in St-Petersburg. This is my fifth time in St-Petersburg and my fourth time studying at Liden & Denz. As a student in Art History but mainly in Russian culture and language, it led me ...