Best healthy eating spots in St. Petersburg

Best healthy eating spots in St. Petersburg

Where would one go for the meals made according to the recipes of fitness trainers and with specified amount of proteins, fats and carbohydrates? Where can one find smoothies with soy milk and vegetarian burgers? And where are Indian dishes or raw food cakes served? We made a selection of seven healthy eating restaurants in St. Petersburg, which all the adherents of a healthy lifestyle will enjoy. Read more

The must-visit bars in St. Petersburg

The must-visit bars in St. Petersburg

So many drinking establishments appeared in St. Petersburg over the last few years, that now the city can rightfully claim the title of the bar capital of the country. We chose 5 bar places that are a must-visit for all the visitors of the Northern capital looking for a fun and unforgettable evening. Read more

Russian cartoons that can help learn Russian

Russian cartoons that can help learn Russian

Even Pope John Paul II advised to watch Soviet cartoons, since they bear kindness and teach compassion for all living things. In addition, watching Russian cartoons might be very useful for those who learn Russian, because animated films usually use much simpler language than movies and can be understood even without subs. So here is a little compilation of Russian cartoons that are known worldwide. Read more

10 most beautiful bridges in St. Petersburg (part 2)

10 most beautiful bridges in St. Petersburg (part 2)

Lions Bridge is a fifteen minute walk from the Bank Bridge. Along with its neighbor, this small bridge has become one of the most famous bridges in St. Petersburg that span over the Griboedov canal. It was opened the same year as the Bank Bridge, and the sculptures that decorate the bridge were also carved by the talented sculptor Sokolov. Read more

7 non-trivial St. Petersburg Christmas fairs

7 non-trivial St. Petersburg Christmas fairs

Where can one buy Christmas gifts from the young St. Petersburg designers and artists, try cherry mulled wine and make Christmas decorations with one’s own hands? We brought together seven non-trivial St. Petersburg Christmas fairs with street food, hot drinks, workshops, and ice skating. Read more

3 places in St.Petersburg to watch movies in original language

3 places in St.Petersburg to watch movies in original language

Informal cinema clubs in St. Petersburg recently became not only formal, but fashionable: now one can find roof cinemas and drive-in cinemas, screenings in foreign language, art house masterpieces and nights of movies with a common theme. In short, cinema lovers that are tired of standard evenings with popcorn in front of the screen, have now their own favorite places. Read more

5 tips to facilitate the study of Russian

5 tips to facilitate the study of Russian

It is not a secret that the best way to learn a foreign language is to „plunge“ into it. Educacentre language school recommends to start small: listen to the music, watch movies and read books in Russian. Do everything that is possible to let the language in your everyday live – the more of it will surround you, the better you’ll understand it and the faster you’ll begin to use it. Read more

Three fascinating pieces of Russian literature

Three fascinating pieces of Russian literature

Since the school days many of us believe that the majority of classic Russian literature is rather boring and enormously prolonged, with each book being not less than several hundred pages long. And most of it is dedicated to the burden of life, mental suffering and the philosophical quests of the main characters. However, it is not the way it is. Read more