3 Top Reasons to Visit Riga’s Central Market

17 Jun 2024

What better way to practice your Russian skills than by taking a short trip to Riga’s Central Market? Whether you need to do groceries, or simply want to connect with locals, ...
11 Dec 2023

Now, I’ve never been one for goodbyes, so I’ll try to keep this one short! It’s incredible just how quickly the last eight weeks have passed in Riga; it still feels as though ...
06 Dec 2023

In this student interview, I spoke with physiotherapist, Leo, about his experience studying with Liden and Denz Riga. Here’s why he recommends the program here for any student ...
05 Dec 2023

Starting Russian as a beginner can often be intimidating, especially for those who don’t have a background in Slavonic languages. But don’t be fooled by the Cyrillic alphabet ...
30 Nov 2023

Situated right in the heart of Riga’s Old Town is a museum often overlooked by students and tourists alike. Founded in 1916 and dedicated to the experience and legacy of the ...
22 Nov 2023

Finding the right accommodation is a stress most students are well used to by now. Extortionate rent, unreliable landlords and insufferable flatmates can easily make your trip ...
11 Nov 2023

A vastly underrated genre, Soviet and Post-Soviet literature often goes overlooked by teachers and students of Russian alike. Over the next few weeks, I am starting a short ...
11 Nov 2023

This week, I sat down again with one of our recent students at Liden and Denz to find out more about why Riga is the perfect place for students of all ages.  Why did you ...
11 Nov 2023

If you’re in the mood for good food, great architecture and even better bars, Vilnius, Lithuania is the perfect place for a short weekend trip from Riga! A four-hour coach ...
03 Nov 2023

This week, I sat down with one of our newest students at Liden and Denz, Riga, to find out more about why Russian should be the next language you learn, and why Riga is the ...
01 Nov 2023

Censorship, exile and greatness; the life of Andrei Tarkovsky, (1932-1986), is one of a reluctant Soviet defector and artistic pioneer. Widely acknowledged as one of greatest ...
01 Nov 2023

One of the most underrated resources for language learners, Soviet cinema provides the perfect opportunity to improve your understanding of spoken Russian through language ...