I moved to Russia with my family for 6 months. Interview with BLS Russian Tutor, Natalia
Natalia is one of BLS’s Russian language tutors, who moved to Russia last year to live there with her family for 6 months. I interviewed her to find out more about her experience of living abroad. The interview is available on YouTube. We had great fun recording it (or actually...Read more
Saint-Petersburg Locals’ choice (part 2)
Along with must-see tourist places I would recommend some really interesting spots which are very popular amongst locals. You will experience how the youth in Saint-Petersburg live nowadays and will see that this city develops rapidly. One of my favourite places is New Holland. This is a well-known place, a...Read more
Top 5 tourist places in Saint-Petersburg (part 1)
The Venice of the North, The Northern Palmyra. Leningrad, Petrograd… This city has so many names but it is indeed unique in its beauty and atmosphere. This city is Saint-Petersburg. What is unique about Saint-Petersburg? Saint-Petersburg is living history. It combines the atmosphere of the Tsar’s Russia and Soviet times....Read more
Travelling Corner: Why not Sochi?
Where else in the world could you ski up in the mountains in the morning and swim in the beautiful Black Sea in the afternoon, all on the same day! It all happens here in the most southern corner of unbounded Russia: Sochi, or the southern capital as they call...Read more