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On the plane ride on my way from lively, sunny Madrid, I was not looking forward to visiting Riga, Lativa but I had to go for work. I had imagined a gray, cold, dull city.
From June 1 of this year, ''Latvijas Dzelzcels'' (Latvian Rail, LDz), in cooperation with Belarus Rail, will begin a passenger rail line between Riga and the Belarus capital Minsk.
On May 10, the Finnish rock band "Sunrise Avenue" will perform a concert at Riga's "Sapnu fabrika".
Despite the constant state of financial turmoil that is becoming the new norm for the global economy, tourism in Latvia is on the rise. What are the main reasons tourists are visiting this Baltic country?...
The famous Latvian conductor Andris Nelsons has been named music director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, as the orchestra's representatives announced on Thursday.