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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.
This post is part of The Writer's International Culture Share, in which writers discuss their personal experience with world cultures: Jelena M. discusses the mixed peoples of Riga, Latvia.
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...
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.
There have been many great mezzo-sopranos in the history of opera such as Agnes Baltsa, Cecilia Bartoli, Frederica von Stade and many others since the role was first created and though it is not one which...