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02.08.2011 New season for Kontinental Ice Hockey League

Top-quality ice hockey can be seen in Latvia’s capital when local ice hockey club Riga "Dinamo" takes to the ice at "Arena Riga" in Kontinental Ice Hockey League (KHL) action, the...

02.08.2011 New yachting museum in Salacgriva

A new yachting museum was opened at Kuivizu yacht club in Salacgriva Region on June 18. The museum features historical materials about yachting, honors, awards and certificates from the legendary Latvian...

02.08.2011 Adventure campaign "The Great Baltic Tour"

In order to encourage residents of the Baltic States – Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, to become more familiar with their countries, the adventure campaign “The Great Baltic Tour” will be...

02.08.2011 Mushroom-picking in Latvia’s forests

During the end of summer and autumn, Latvia becomes one of the few European countries where trains, buses and roadsides are packed with people carrying baskets of mushrooms. Mushroom frying, marination and...

02.08.2011 Blue Flag eco-label awarded to 12 Latvian beaches and marinas

Ten Latvian beaches and two marinas have been awarded the Blue Flag eco-label this year. The Blue Flag has become the most popular eco-label, recognized by local residents, tourists, as well as...

02.08.2011 International food industry fair "Riga Food 2011"

“Riga Food”, which is the biggest food industry fair in the Baltic States, outlines the development of industry, highlights novelties, and presents an opportunity to meet serious and reliable...

02.08.2011 Milk, bread and honey festival in Jelgava

On August 27, the city of Jelgava will celebrate its annual milk, bread and honey festival. Visitors will have the opportunity to participate in many milk, bread and honey-related games, taste many products...

02.08.2011 An invitation to the international working seminar of tourism professionals "Baltic Connecting"

An International Event  for Tourism Professionals 25th – 29th September, 2011 Riga, Latvia

02.08.2011 Ligatne paper mill village awarded Europe’s most excellent tourism destination in Latvia

Ligatne paper mill has been awarded Europe’s most excellent tourism destination in Latvia in 2011. The competition was organized by Latvian Economy Ministry and Tourism Development State Agency within...

02.08.2011 Liepaja Karosta Prison included on the list of CNN journalist’s top ten all-time "craziest" travel moments

Longtime travel writer and co-host of “World Travels”, a 40-episode TV series aired on National Geographic Adventure and Travel Channel, Julia Dimon, admits that visit to the popular Latvian...

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