Why Studying in Irkutsk is Really Worth It

Want to learn Russian and feel the “real Russia”? Then come to Irkutsk! I spent two months this winter at the L&D school in Irkutsk and I am extremely happy with my stay. The school only recently opened and is based right in the city center of Irkutsk which is great. Located in a nice… Continue reading

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Moscow Vegetarian Expo – Oct 1 & 2

Moscow Vegetarian

“So, are you going to eat meat while you’re in Russia?” If it’s possible, I believe everyone I have ever met asked me this question as I prepared for my journey.  My commitment to vegetarianism was questioned so many times that I genuinely believed I would give in while abroad. I became convinced that the… Continue reading

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Dve palochki – global cuisine

If you already spent a few days in Saint Petersburg you probably came across “Dve palochki” (Две палочки). There are over 20 restaurants, many of them directly on Nevsky Prospect and one in front of the school, in Saint Petersburg and 10 in Moscow. The widely spread restaurant chain is highly appreciated by locals as… Continue reading

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