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11.08.2011 Historical military legacy

The territory of Latvia has been the location of many battlefields throughout history, with strategic military importance. During different periods of history, various military defense objects were...

11.08.2011 Collective hunting season begins

Persons interested in hunting have an excellent opportunity of going out on individual hunts in Latvia, as well as on group hunts. Special hunting towers are located throughout the country.

11.08.2011 Bird watching during autumn migration period

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...

11.08.2011 Sigulda's golden autumn

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...

11.08.2011 Creative quarter – Miera Street Republic

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.

11.08.2011 Visiting bread bakeries

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...

11.08.2011 Industrial trade fair "Made in Latvia 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.

11.08.2011 Use of valuable groundwater seen as possible tourist attraction in Liepaja

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...

11.08.2011 U.S. business news portal recommends Riga as one of Europe's five most attractive cities

The U.S. business news web-site, ''BusinessInsider.com'' has declared Riga as one of the five most attractive European cities for summer travel.

04.08.2011 Culture Share: Latvia - Living at the Crossroads

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.

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