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A European in Russia explains: “Are Russians rude?”

Category: Russia, St. Petersburg
2015-11-17 18:30
Kind Russians

When you type in Google: Why are Russians..., Google automatically gives you three suggestions. The second and third suggestions are two stereotypes on which I catch myself wondering about as well: “Why are...

Living in Saint-Petersburg: Public transport for starters

Category: Russia, St. Petersburg
2015-08-30 12:08
Public transport in Saint-Petersburg

In the previous section we covered a very crucial part of our lives: what to eat and where to buy it. Now we move on with the topic of transportation, as it is important to get from point A to B in Saint-Petersburg,...

Living in Saint-Petersburg – Feed yourself

Category: Russia, St. Petersburg
2015-08-15 11:06
Feed yourself in Saint-Petersburg

In my previous articles (Arrival to Saint-Petersburg, Saint-Petersburg wonders and Weather in Saint-Petersburg) I was rather looking through the glasses of a tourist who often has only 1-2 weeks time to spend in the...

Saint-Petersburg Reminiscences, Chapter 3: Weather in Saint-Petersburg

Category: Russia, St. Petersburg
2015-08-03 08:11
St. Isaac Cathedral in St.Petersburg

After spending four months in Russia, upon returning home every family member and friend raised only two questions: „do you speak Russian already and how could you survive the winter in Russia?” The first...

Saint-Petersburg Reminiscences, Chapter 2: Downtown wonders of Saint-Petersburg, at first glance

Category: Russia, St. Petersburg
2015-07-31 12:16
Wonders of Saint-Petersburg

Walking on Nevsky prospect one might get tired of counting the monuments, bridges and canals in the downtown area of Petersburg. With my friends we decided to take a big tour (on foot) to see everything in one day,...

Saint-Petersburg Reminiscences, Chapter 1: Arrival to Saint-Petersburg

Category: Russia, St. Petersburg
2015-07-24 00:00
Internships in Saint-Petersburg

I clearly remember the day, 24th August 2012, when I arrived to Saint-Petersburg to complete an exchange semester at the faculty of management. On that warm and sunny day I was traveling with a fellow student, and we...

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