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Riga on foot: Explore old world charm on cobbled streets
09.05.2011 | International Business Times
Riga, the Baltic city and the capital city of the Baltic state of Latvia, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the most popular tourist spot in the region, as IRTimes.com reports.
Estonia’s capital Tallinn is the number one travel hotspot identified by TripAdvisor for 2012. Latvia’s Riga follows second, and then comes Moscow, RomaniaInsider.com writes.
During the Grand Music Award 2012 ceremony at the Latvian National Opera last night, accordionist Ksenija Sidorova received the "Outstanding Performance" award for performing solo in Erki Sven...
Last week, Latvian opera diva Kristine Opolais made her debut at the Metropolitan Opera as Magda in Puccini's "La Rondine" and her performance is praised by the audience and critics alike.
Tiny Latvia boasts some 350 miles of coastline. Near Jurmala, which claims to be the most popular seaside resort in the Baltic region, the dense forests of Kemeri National Park (pictured) are famous for...