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Latvia's Burgeoning Spa Scene
04.03.2011 | The Wall Street Journal | Travel
From Riga's Old City to Jurmala's coastal resort, sporty masseurs find knots you never knew existed.
Ah, Latvia. Still undisturbed by mass tourism, this small Baltic nation is working hard to shed its dreary image from Soviet times.
A List of Latvian Castles. Every famous castle from Latvia has been included. Originally made of earth and wood, later castles were built of stone, so many still survive today.
Eight hundred years has shaped the city's unique appearance and rich traditions. Because of its geographical position on the Baltic Sea, Riga has been an important center for trade, finance and culture...