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16.05.2011 -Andrey Bilko Notes from Europe: Riga a diverse European city

The capital of Latvia - Riga - is the largest city in the Baltics and has been an important Viking trade center since the 12th century.

09.05.2011 -LTDA Tourism Development Agency issues new booklets on tourism opportunities in and around Riga and on medical tourism

Before the start of the new tourism season, the State Tourism Development Agency has released two new booklets for tourists - "Day Trips In and Around Riga" and "Health. Well-being. Harmony...

09.05.2011 -International Business Times Riga on foot: Explore old world charm on cobbled streets

Riga, the Baltic city and the capital city of the Baltic state of Latvia, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the most popular tourist spot in the region, as reports.

09.05.2011 "Ryanair" launches flights from Riga to Rome

Starting from the 4th of May the Irish low-fare airline "Ryanair" will begin flights from International Airport Riga to Rome Ciampino Airport, the airline's official homepage reports.

09.05.2011 -LETA Record-high number of runners registered for this year's "Nordea" Riga Marathon

Currently, a record-high number of 11,500 participants from 37 countries have signed up for this year's "Nordea" Riga Marathon, as "Nords Event Communications" Project Manager Inese...

05.05.2011 Flights from International Airport Riga to the second-largest city in Sweden - Gothenburg.

Starting from 26th of April Swedish airline "Skyways" began flights from International Airport Riga to the second-largest city in Sweden - Gothenburg.

05.05.2011 -LETA Zebras to return to Riga Zoo in May

It is planned that Zebras will return to the Riga Zoo sometime during the second half of May.

05.05.2011 -LETA Riga-Minsk rail line to begin from June 1

From June 1 of this year, ''Latvijas Dzelzcels'' (Latvian Rail, LDz), in cooperation with Belarus Rail, will begin a passenger rail line between Riga and the Belarus capital Minsk.

05.05.2011 The National Geographic publishes photo of Kemeri National Park

The widely known nature and science magazine The National Geographic published a photo shoot of Kemeri National Park.

05.05.2011 -World Music Central Latvian Folk Innovators Ilgi to Perform at Rainforest World Music Festival 2011 in Borneo

The most famous world music band from Latvia, Iļģi will be performing at the Rainforest World Music Festival which will take place on the 8 to 10 July 2011. They will on stage on Saturday, 9 July or you can...