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23.12.2011 Jurmala City Council plans to build top-level hotel in Dubulti

Jurmala City Council's new territorial development plan for the city provides that a new hotel could be built in Dubulti right at the sea, where a 4.5-hectare land plot has been reserved for it. The...

23.12.2011 -The Journal Sentinel Latvian bar cookie brings back memories for readers

Surprised and delighted to see Latvian Jam-Filled Bars featured as the winner of the Journal Sentinel's Holiday Cookie Contest on Dec. 7, several readers of Latvian descent wrote to shed more light...

23.12.2011 Yule Log Night to be celebrated in Old Town Riga

The traditional Yule Log Night festivities will be held in Riga's Old Town this evening, LETA learned from the Latvian Folklore Society.

23.12.2011 Riga Airport welcomes 5,000,000th passenger this year

The five millionth passenger to arrive at Riga International Airport this year arrived on an "airBaltic" flight from Oslo today; her name is Dace Dizbite-Ose.

12.12.2011 -Trip Advisor "Pomodoro" restaurant

We visited Pomodoro on our first night in Riga. What a good find. The food was excellent, service fantastic and the little extras like olives and bread were a nice touch. 

12.12.2011 -blv-articles.com Amazing Art Nouveau Buildings At Riga Latvia

The Art Nouveau buildings are in Central Riga, exactly where you can find complete streets of wonderfully decorative homes. 

05.12.2011 -A Clear Blue Sky blog The Wonderful Facades of Riga

Riga is a beautiful city, full of beautiful buildings. Also outside the old town you can find buildings with amazing facades. 

05.12.2011 -Stand by Baltic News travel news Riga to be popular New Year's destination for Russians

According to web portal Votpusk.ru, Riga will attract a number or Russian tourists during the Christmas and New Years holidays.

05.12.2011 -The Jewish daily FORWARD, blog: The Jew and the Carrot In search of rye: baker's trip to Riga

As the owner of an organic, kosher bakery in the Hudson Valley, Dan Leader’s life is a round-the-clock whir of promotion, sales, recipe testing and travel. 

05.12.2011 Christmas markets open in Riga on November 26

The tempting smell of mulled wine and toasted almonds, shiny gingerbread cookies and items made by local craftsmen – the opening of Old Town’s Christmas market is one of the surest signs that...