Всем здорово from Jacob, another new intern at L&D, Riga

23 May 2023

Всем здорово! To get the boring stuff out of the way - my name is Jacob, and I’ll be interning at Liden and Denz, Riga for the next month. I study Philosophy and Russian at ...
22 May 2023

Much like literature and film, Russian theatre is extremely fertile ground for both research and writing, and so, in order to retain a sense of scope and ground my writing ...
17 Apr 2023

Anyone brave enough to study Russian, regardless of level, is likely to end up spending some of their time in Riga. After all, for practising real-world day-to-day spoken ...
07 Apr 2023

Russian is, and has long been, one of, if not the most geographically prevalent languages on the planet. Russian as a language stretches from the freezing yet astoundingly ...
04 Apr 2023

Всем привет дорогие читатели! My name is Patrick and I’m the new intern blogger at Liden and Denz, Riga. I’m a 3rd year student at the University of Oxford studying Russian ...
25 Dec 2022

It can be quite frustrating traveling as a vegetarian. Almost every country has a fair share of meat in their traditional dishes. As a German I know what I’m talking about, ...
09 Dec 2022

Christmas is for many of us the most important holiday of the year. And looking around Riga the Latvians also seem to put up a big effort for the Christmas time. With lights ...
04 Dec 2022

I think it is safe to say that no place can embody over 800 years of history as well as Riga’s Old Town. It tells the story of a city founded by German traders and ...
23 Nov 2022

It was a dark Sunday night, not a single star in the sky, as an Airbus A220-300 was making its descent to the snow covered runway of Riga International Airport. Frightened ...
27 Sep 2022

  Before coming to Riga, I never had any contact with the Latvian language whatsoever. But staying here helped me realize how many common words there are in Russian and ...
08 Sep 2022

  One of the many things you will get to experience in Latvia is witnessing the consequences of language contact. This time, we are going to check out how is Latvian ...
05 Sep 2022

One of the many useful things my life abroad has taught me is to spend time on my own. Which came pretty in hand on my first weekend in Riga. So what do to when you´re ...