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Residents: Riga needs its own Eiffel Tower
04.04.2012 | BBN
53% of Latvia residents say that Tallinn is the most tourist-friendly city in the Baltic states. Riga ranks the second (36%), but Vilnius the third (11%).
This country on the shores of the Baltic Sea lies on fertile plains covered by vast swathes of forest. Once part of the USSR, Latvia gained its independence on Aug. 21, 1991. The nation has one of the...
Ah, Latvia. Still undisturbed by mass tourism, this small Baltic nation is working hard to shed its dreary image from Soviet times.