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  • Riga Guide
    25.02.2011 | 
    Riga is the largest city in the Baltic States and a capital city of Latvia. With more than 800 years history the city offers the finest collections of Art Nouveau buildings in Europe.
  • The Ancient Town of Kuldiga, Latvia
    25.02.2011 | 
    With its well preserved medieval charm, the ancient town of Kuldiga is one of the most enchanting and magical places to visit in Latvia.
  • Number of visitors in Latvian hotels in 2010 increased by 17.7%
    25.02.2011 | 
    In comparison with 2009, number of visitors in hotels and other accommodation establishments(1) in 2010 comprised 1312 thsd persons which is an increase of 17.7%, according to Central Statistical Bureau (CSB). Number of visitors from Latvia has risen by 20.5%, but of foreign visitors – by 16.4%.
  • Faces of Art Nouveau in Riga
    21.02.2011
    Riga is proud of its architecture, especially the magnificent heritage of Art Noveau architecture.
  • ''Ryanair'' to renew flights to Bristol and Tampere this March
    16.02.2011 | 
    Irish low-fare airline ''Ryanair'' will renew scheduled flights from Riga International Airport to Bristol (Great Britain) and Tampere (Finland) this March.
  • Recipe of the Week: Latvian Pīrāgi!
    16.02.2011 | 
    This week’s recipe hails from the Baltic nation of Latvia, a country that is not yet paved on the tourist path, but certainly will be soon. Its scenery is beautiful, its history is fascinating, and, of course, its cuisine is mouth-watering. Find out first-hand by trying out this recipe for Pīrāgi, adapted from the Latvian Institute website.
  • Exciting Weekend Holidays in Riga, Latvia!
    07.02.2011 | 
    Riga is considered to be the real jewel of the Baltic where visitors enjoy themselves thoroughly. Moreover the low cost of living and the inexpensive hotels in the most attractive place in Latvia is other main feature that draws thousands of visitors to this country.
  • Ten Essential Things To Do When You Visit Latvia
    07.02.2011 | 
    This country on the shores of the Baltic Sea lies on fertile plains covered by vast swathes of forest. Once part of the USSR, Latvia gained its independence on Aug. 21, 1991. The nation has one of the fastest-growing Gross Domestic Product ratings in Europe in recent memory. It is a very beautiful country, both in the urban and rural areas, and the city center of the capital, Riga, has been designated as a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO for its unique examples of architecture.
  • Don’t judge a book by its cover: Latvia
    07.02.2011 | 
    Wow, this place is cool. I never thought I would find myself here, but that’s what I like about life.  If I were to just drive through Latvia, I would think “Eh”, but spending even only three days in Madona , I can say that we have been treated magnificently.
  • Drool-Worthy food in Latvia
    07.02.2011 | 
    Laipni lūdzam Latvija! Welcome to Latvia! This country, located in Northern Europe (check out this map), is a Baltic nation – meaning it was controlled by the Soviet Union between 1940 and 1941, and 1944 and 1991. The country has a complicated past – its history has made Latvia what it is today, which is, according to Lonely Planet: “A Country in transition, hellbent on shedding its stalwart old-Soviet image, the Latvia of today is vibrant, enigmatic and altogether mesmerising.” Sounds like a place I’d like to go – how about you?