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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.
Latvia is a diminutive country on the Baltic Sea with antique times gone by culture and customs. There is a lot of fascinating tourist sites which will pull towards the attention to everyone.
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...