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26 Jun 2015

Time flies, or время летит as they say in Russian. I arrived 3 months ago and I can’t believe it’s already time to go back home. Accordingly, this my good-bye post. I wanted ...
23 Jun 2015

Every once in a while one stumbles upon these hidden gems that surprise you in a good way. Last weekend I visited the Dostoevsky Museum, which of course was interesting, and ...
19 Jun 2015

There's a lot going on at our Saint Petersburg office at the moment. Today for instance, we put the finishing touches on an addition to our cultural programme. We have added ...
19 Jun 2015

Even though I’m not a huge fan of the cat-dog dichotomy I must confess to being a cat person. My orientation is quite well known here at our office at Liden & Denz in ...
11 Jun 2015

Do you know that tomorrow, the 12th of June, is a national holiday in Russia? Do you know why? As you will learn from this post, even Russians are not exactly sure why ...
08 Jun 2015

Today’s post will explore three ways of how to explore Riga and its surroundings from three different points of view: Underground, on water and from above. 1. ...
04 Jun 2015

This post will be slightly different than the ones you might be used to. However, this post will be about a place in St Petersburg – our new school! I thought it would be ...
28 May 2015

Learning in Practice: Russian and Flashcards! When studying a foreign language one sooner or later must deal with the fact that one needs to learn, and memorize, a lot of new ...
25 May 2015

Are you a cat person or a dog person? If you count yourself among the latter, this might not be the post for you. If you, however, are a true feline-fan you will be glad to ...
21 May 2015

A short ride with public transport from Riga’s city centre will take you, almost literally, more than a 100 years back in time. No, I am not speaking of some sort of secret ...
18 May 2015

Today we write the 18th of May and by doing so we also mark a day filled with Russian history. First of all it’s the birthday of the last Russian Tsar, Nicholas II. Secondly, ...
14 May 2015

Have you ever dreamed of opening you own restaurant? Or do you just love to eat and try new stuff? Either way, this Saturday (16th of May) you are in for a treat. On Saturday ...