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07.02.2011 -Moose Hunting Blog Ten Essential Things To Do When You Visit Latvia

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.

07.02.2011 -Venere Travel Blog Ski Resorts for a Winter Holiday in Latvia

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...

27.01.2011 Brendan Harding’s Trivial World of Travel Blog "Time and Space in Latvia"

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...

24.01.2011 ''airBaltic'' to begin direct flights to Budapest this summer season

This summer season, Latvian national airline ''airBaltic'' will begin direct flights between Riga and the Hungarian capital Budapest.

24.01.2011 Guidebook on 15 most popular tourist sites in Riga published

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"

24.01.2011 Baltics' largest collection of azaleas on display in Botanical Garden

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.

19.01.2011 - AirBaltic introduces new flights

Starting from January 31, AirBaltic will add another daily flight from Turku and Oulu.