When people think of Riga, beaches usually aren’t the first things to come to mind. But actually, Riga’s Seaside town (Jūrmala) has been a favorite place for Latvians and other former Soviet peoples for centuries. Even Khrushchev and Brezhnev frequented the town’s white sandy beaches, resorts and picturesque wooden houses along the shore. As far ...
One of the best things about studying Russian in Latvia is the chance to see the county’s unique blend of cultures. The best and most beautiful place to see this is in Riga’s Old Town center. Known as Vecrīga in Latvian (Старый город in Russian), the Old Town exhibits the layered history of the city’s ...
Though Liden & Denz will open its new language centre in Riga (Latvia) only in January next year, we already want to make you familiar with the city and its beauties. Today (August 16), Riga celebrates its city day with an yearly festival – “Rigas Svetki”. The most important celebrations are traditionally held on the city embankment ...
As you may have heard, Liden & Denz is opening a new Russian language centre in Riga, Latvia. In all three Baltic States, Russian is to some extent spoken by people without any ethnic connection with Russia, as a result of the Soviet occupation, during which citizens of these countries were forced to learn Russian. ...