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02.01.2012 -LETA Meteorologists predict hot summer with near tropical weather conditions

It is possible that real winter, with temperatures going down to minus 20 degrees Celsius, will arrive in Latvia only next February. The summer of 2012, however, could be very hot, bringing near tropical...

02.01.2012 -Nozare.lv Up to 10,000 Russian guests could see in New Year in Latvia

8,000-10,000 Russian tourists could be visiting Latvia on New Year's Eve, tourism agency "Meeting Tour Travel & SPA Consultants" director Iveta Kravale told "Nozare.lv".

23.12.2011 -The Baltic Times Berzins to patron "Riga - European Capital of Culture 2014" project

    Latvian President Andris Berzins met with Riga Mayor Nils Usakovs and other senior officials from the local government to discuss preparations for 2014, when Riga, together with...

23.12.2011 Guitar virtuoso Tommy Emmanuel to give his only concert in Baltics in Riga next April

One of the greatest acoustic guitar virtuosos of all time, Tommy Emmanuel, will give his only concert in the Baltics at the Riga Congress Center next April, "Trade Hub Productions" representative...

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. 

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