Tag Archives: St. Petersburg

Всё Хорошо, Что Хорошо Кончается.

Our first Saturday night out began most auspiciously. We’d planned on going to Дача Dacha, eagerly recommended by many Russian Smolny students and Katie’s infamous guidebook. With expectations already high, premonitions were confirmed with one final sign from the heavens: … Continue reading

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Second First Impressions

History is actually alive in Saint Petersburg. I know that sounds crazy, but the Tsarist empire and Soviet regime seem still tangible today. Take one walk down Невский Проспект (Nevski Prospekt), the main street in the city, and you’ll see … Continue reading

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Justification

What could possess someone to go to Russia? Most students looking to study abroad choose an exotic location with gorgeous beaches and sunny weather. I, however, chose a frozen tundra where the sun barely shines and passersby seldom crack a … Continue reading

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