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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...
07.02.2011 -Wunderlust and Lipstick Drool-Worthy food in Latvia
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...
07.02.2011 -TravBuddy TravBuddy "Riga"
Having travelled to the more popular European countries over the years it was a good change to see and experience a country that has a Russian influence or trying to get out of the Russian influence.
Latvia is a very popular tourist destination, especially for those individuals who are looking for a great winter skiing holiday or vacation experience. The ski season in Latvia starts in December and...
During a one-month period as writer in residence in the Latvian town of Ventspils writer Brendan Harding used the ocean as his inspiration to write about a subject far removed from the Baltic Sea's...
This summer season, Latvian national airline ''airBaltic'' will begin direct flights between Riga and the Hungarian capital Budapest.
The Riga Tourism Development Bureau (RTAB) and the State Tourism Development Agency (TAVA) have published a guidebook in English - "TOP 15 Tourist Sites In Riga"
University of Latvia's Botanical Garden invites everyone to visit the Palm House from January 21 to end-March to see the largest collection of azaleas in the Baltic countries.
19.01.2011 Riding To Jurmala By Bike
A description of the bike path from Riga to Jurmala. Some hints and tips on how to get there and back.