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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.
Having graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in soil science from St. Petersburg State University, Asya Kaplan made a radical career change and joined ITMO’s Art & Science Master’s program. During her studies, she successfully organized several exhibitions and is now a curator at ITMO’s Art & Science Center. How does one create a science art exhibition and why is this artform gaining in popularity? Read on to find out.
With the end of June comes the time to enjoy the rare warmth and (hopefully) good weather in St. Petersburg. For a nature lover like myself, this means just one thing: leaving the city at every opportunity and escaping from the hectic urban tempo in the surrounding Leningrad Oblast. And here’s some advice on how to do that.
Want to have a truly St. Petersburg summer experience? Here are our top local activities to make this season one to remember.
In recent years, a new trend has swept St. Petersburg and the surrounding region by storm: eco-paths. This nature-conscious approach to outdoor leisure allows you to explore the flora (and oftentimes fauna!) of our diverse locale in peace while also making the least impact on the natural order of things. Today, we’ll share with you some general tips on how to make your trip to such spots truly enjoyable, as well as a selection of great eco-paths for beginners.
Endless fairytale forests, otherworldly lakes, and breathtaking ice caves gleaming on a starry night – Russia is, indeed, a place of true winter magic. Whether you’re on first-name terms with Ded Moroz or have never seen snow, here are some majestic winter destinations to experience a true Russian winter.
Mesmerizing waterfalls, centuries-old pines, and rocky cliffs – could you believe that all of these are just a ride away from our city? If you have been putting off the trip to "the land of a thousand and one lakes" for too long, this is your sign to finally hit the road. Here is what to see and do in Karelia.
If you already know St. Petersburg like the back of your hand, it’s high time to get onto the next level. So, stock up on food and water, put your backpack on, and get on a high-speed train (and don’t forget about student discounts) to your soon-to-be beloved destinations: exquisite park and palace ensembles, sandy coasts of the Gulf of Finland, mesmerizing caves, and stony lake-forest lands – all within your reach and wallet.
From being the largest country in the world to demonstrating an impressive list of architectural and natural wonders – Russia has a number of records under its belt to amaze not only its guests but also its residents. What else does Russia hold the number-one spot in? Read on to explore the -ests of our beautiful country.
On January 21, ITMO University’s Art & Science Center hosted a meeting with Robertina Sebjanic, an artist and a researcher. ITMO.NEWS provides the rundown.