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Rigaprovides the visitor with a wealth of experiences from its lively nightlife and international cuisine, to its medieval streets and fascinating architecture.
27.09.2011 -Travel via Europe Karostas Cietums – the only military prison in Europe open to tourists
Karostas Cietums is the only military prison in Europe open to tourists. It’s been described as being more impressive than Alcatraz, and acts almost like a terrifying interactive reality show.
27.09.2011 -Ranker.com Ranker.com posts lists of Latvian castles
A List of Latvian Castles. Every famous castle from Latvia has been included. Originally made of earth and wood, later castles were built of stone, so many still survive today.
12.09.2011 -Sin City 247 – the Entertainment Guide airBaltic nominated best among world’s airlines for innovations
The Latvian national airline airBaltic has been nominated as one of the Top 6 airlines in the world for innovations in generating ancillary revenue. The decision to nominate airBaltic in the category Best...
Glass and crystal dishware brand's "an&angel" producer "Angel Glass Design" will continue to enter new export markets, of which Russia is the nearest goal, as "Angel Glass...
Since January, 2011, purchases made by Russian tourists in Latvia increased 186 percent, writes the Baltic travel trade magazine Stand By News reports referring to Telegraf.
Riga is the capital and largest city of Latvia, and it is located on the mouth of the river Daugava. It has a population of about 700,000. It is also the largest Baltic city. The city is known culturally...
Tourism industry dropped dramatically in 2009, while this year its turnover has spiked 35%. This allows to claim that tourism industry has been stabilising and 2011 will round up as a successful year, Irena...
07.09.2011 "Laima" ice cream with black balsam and chocolate icing to be company's national ice cream
Joint-stock confectionery "Laima" has announced that the ice cream recipe with black balsam and icing ice has received the most votes and will be the company's national ice cream.
Latvia's first satellite "Venta-1" will be launched into orbit with Indian carrier rocket at the end of this year or with Russian carrier rocket at the beginning of 2012.