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  • Where to Go on a Date in St. Petersburg

    Summer is a time for going out and about, enjoying the company of others, and loving life. St. Petersburg can be a very romantic place, and there are plenty of ways to spend time with that special person. So whether you’re keen to go on an extra special date, spend a fun day out with a friend, or just have some well-deserved me time, we have some ideas to make a good day-te great.


  • Do Valentine's Day Like a Single Russian

    Pink hearts flooding everything this week? There’s no rule that says you have to be attached to enjoy Valentine’s Day – or any day, for that matter. Celebrate you! You don’t have to shave, brush your teeth, wonder if you’ve gained a few pounds or whether your date will like your outfit. Zero stress, all the love. 


  • Grouchy Introvert's Valentine's Day Manifesto

    Pink and red mush oozing from everywhere, saccharine candy that covertly works on your inevitable tooth decay, and evil flower magnates rubbing their hands in delight; this is the holiday that never really was and never should have been. Think that Valentine’s is great? Then maybe this isn’t the article for you, because I’ll try to change your mind by showing how this disheartening fete can eat away at your logic, composure and self-esteem, even if you don’t know it. There’s some advice on how to survive it too, just to sweeten that pill. You’re welcome.


  • The Neuroscience of Love

    An fMRI scan will highlight the parts of the human brain that become active when you see a picture of your ex. Men and women’s brains exhibit different behaviors after sex. Tumors in different areas of the brain can change one’s sexual habits or turn a do-gooder into a maniac. So will we able to manipulate our own romantic feelings in the future? We asked Polina Krivykh, a clinical psychologist, psychophysiologist, science communicator and mentor at Evolution Foundation’s Lecturer School.


  • Romantic St. Petersburg

    St. Petersburg is rightfully known as Russia’s most romantic city. And with a certain love-infused holiday coming up, let’s take a look at the many places you can visit and activities you can partake in on the most sentimental day of the year – or whenever your heart feels like it. 


  • Date Like a Russian

    Dating is always an adventure, but with an open mind and heart (and with a few precautions in mind) it can be so worth it to take the plunge. 


  • ITMO is LOVE

    When we first introduced it as one of our core values, many were shocked. But the truth is for most of us ITMO University is more than a job – it’s a deep commitment, it’s fun, it’s family. It’s the knowledge that what we do together is greater than the sum of its parts. It’s late nights and early flights. It’s thinking big and investing even bigger. It’s completely changing education and science in  Russia,  and  putting  a heart on it.


  • Love is… Where to take your Valentine in St. Petersburg

    Often called Venice of the North, St. Petersburg is a perfect setting for romance. From beautiful sights to winding canals and intimate inner yards, it’s a place to explore and learn more about each other in the process. You don’t even have to take your date to a theater or a concert, of which there’s plenty. Maybe this Valentine’s Day love is…