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  • Bird watching during autumn migration period
    11.08.2011
    In the autumn, when migratory birds begin their long journey back to warmer climates in the south, bird watchers and nature lovers have the excellent opportunity of observing the migration of these various types of birds.
  • Sigulda's golden autumn
    11.08.2011
    One of the most picturesque regions of Latvia is the Gauja River Valley near the town of Sigulda, also known as the Livonian Switzerland. One of the special times of year here is October, when the surrounding hills are covered in the colors of autumn – from sunny gold to warm red. Sigulda’s golden autumn has started.
  • Creative quarter – Miera Street Republic
    11.08.2011
    Miera Street Republic is a quarter in Riga which houses various projects by local artists – galleries, clubs, workshops, cafes, hair saloons and small shops selling works by local artists.
  • Visiting bread bakeries
    11.08.2011
    Rye bread is one of Latvia’s most popular traditional foods. The dark bread has been baked in Latvia for hundreds of years, with the bread making process itself rich in tradition. It is also a popular gift Latvians bring to countrymen living abroad, as it is usually very hard to find similar bread in other countries.
  • Industrial trade fair "Made in Latvia 2011"
    11.08.2011
    The industries exhibition-trade fair "Made in Latvia 2011" will be the third of its kind, which gathers manufacturers and service suppliers of all kinds in one place.
  • Use of valuable groundwater seen as possible tourist attraction in Liepaja
    11.08.2011
    One of the possible infrastructure objects in the Latvian coastal city of Liepaja (southwestern Latvia), which if restored could attract more tourists to the city during the winter season, is the Liepaja Sanatorium, the city’s Mayor Uldis Sesks believes, pointing out that healthy groundwater is located underneath the city which could be used to treat skin and nerve ailments.
  • U.S. business news portal recommends Riga as one of Europe's five most attractive cities
    11.08.2011
    The U.S. business news web-site, ''BusinessInsider.com'' has declared Riga as one of the five most attractive European cities for summer travel.
  • Culture Share: Latvia - Living at the Crossroads
    04.08.2011 | 
    Jelena M.
    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.
  • The Circum World Traveling points out at Latvia’s natural beauty
    04.08.2011 | 
    The Circum World Travel
    Latvia surprises travelers for its natural beauty. In Latvia, the tourist can visit: the city of Riga (Riga, the Baltic Sea port and capital of the country), the old city, and its narrow streets and canals, the Lutheran Cathedral of Santa Maria, the Church of San Pedro ( Gothic)..
  • Livani Glass Factory and Museum – Latvia
    04.08.2011 | 
    Tourist Spots.org
    Traveling to the Livani Glass Factory and Museum in Latvia provides an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to get to know the business of glass manufacturing in a laid back manner. The museum offers insights on centuries-old glass artifacts, a truly interesting adventure.