My time in Riga

30 Dec 2022

Snow is falling in the streets, the Christmas decorations start lighting up as the sun disappears behind a row of pretty buildings. I am standing at the bus stop in the cold, ...
30 Nov 2022

Music has been a life long passion for me. Even as a child I would annoy my parents at the dinner table with my singing, leading to them declaring the kitchen a ...
30 Sep 2022

  After spending 5 weeks in Latvia's capital, it's time to go back home! Goodbye, Riga - I am going to miss you! 1. Language course & internship Looking back at my ...
08 May 2021

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A Short History of День Победы Victory Day is one of the most important celebrations in Russia. It marks the end of the Great Patriotic War (1941-1945). On 8 May 1944 at ...
06 Apr 2021

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St Petersburg has an abundance of cool brunch spots right in the city centre. With so many to choose from, it can be difficult to know which places are worth a visit.  So, ...
21 Sep 2020

Land of great contrasts, Russia stands before the eyes of us foreigners as an obscure, elusive land. Few among those who were not born there - and perhaps not even those who ...
18 Jun 2020

For those who thought this situation would never come to an end, here some exciting news from Latvia: Liden & Denz Campus in Riga is reopening soon! And it's really just a ...
06 Apr 2020

If one culture is known for having influenced and played an important diplomatic role in Russia, it is France. Especially in St. Petersburg, and in its cultural and artistic ...
19 Feb 2020

In my imagination, travelling on a Russian overnight train would have been a very bohemian experience. Everyone told me that when you travel for one night or more with people ...
24 Jul 2019

Since moving to St Petersburg from the UK, I have been on a mission to hunt down cheap and sustainable ways to shop. Back in England I am an avid thrifter, meaning that I love ...
30 Sep 2017

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Krizia studied and worked as an intern at Liden & Denz in Saint Petersburg for two months. Let’s find out more about her experience! Tell us a little more about ...
12 Jul 2017

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If you’re looking for an affordable place to stay while travelling, a hostel could be an option for you. In St Petersburg, hostels are all over the place. If you’re working, ...