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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.
One of the largest British news portals - "www.aol.co.uk" - has listed Jurmala among the world's ten most perfect beach cities, LETA was informed by the Jurmala City Council.
Loud cheers, bouquets of flowers and traditional yellow cake awaited BMX cyclist Maris Strombergs yesterday as he stepped off the plane and onto the red carpet at Riga airport.
Pop-rock band "Brainstorm" will release a new album in May, whereas in July the band will launch a tour of Latvia, "Brainstorm" representative Guna Zucika told LETA.
The book series for young adults by Latvian author Maris Putnins called ''Mezonigie piragi'' has become quite popular in Germany recently, even making the Top 10 list of best selling books...