Hostels in Riga

If you are studying in our Language centre in Riga, then this information might not be very useful for you, but if you are in Russia or somewhere else and want to visit this city, then I did some homework for you. When I travel to another country, especially across Europe, I like to review the… Continue reading

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The historical center of Riga

Most people usually do a little bit of research before to go abroad. There are many different ways to gather knowledge about the most important sights, restaurants and activities. One of the probably best ways is to look up recommendations on travel platforms as you always get opinions from all over the world. At trip-advisor… Continue reading

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Treescape

[pullquote align=”left or right”]”I am not a tree hugger, an esoteric or particularly religious, but when I’m standing in the forest, I always get this undefinable feeling and desire to describe it.” (Kaupo Kikkas)[/pullquote] Until this coming Sunday, the 20th of September, at the Latvian Photography Museum, the exhibition “Treescape” will be shown. This exhibition… Continue reading

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Vecrīga and the Riga Restaurant Festival this August

Vecrīga is a very eventful city in the historical center of Riga, where one can go to see some of Riga’s famous old churches and cathedrals. I recently came across this website, which I believe will be incredibly helpful to all of you wanting to visit Vecrīga. They have created a map of Vecrīga that… Continue reading

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The Reputation of Moscow District in Riga

Moscow District

The Reputation of Moscow District in Riga Latgale, also known as Maskavas forštate (Moscow district), is with no doubt an interesting area in Riga, with a special atmosphere, character, and full of memories, but probably for this reason at the same time not the safest place of the city. The history of this poor and… Continue reading

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Latvian Food Tasting Tour – book now!

In this gastronomical tour you will be given the opportunity to try traditional Latvian food. A local foodie will guide you through the Riga Central Market and show you all the Latvian delicacies and specialties. You will also get to know the Riga Central Market, if you haven’t done so already. This market is enormous… Continue reading

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View The City From Anew: Riverboat Tours in Riga

Riverboat tours

View The City From Anew: Riverboat Tours in Riga Riverboat tours are one of the best ways to view the city. Riga is well known for its historic centres, lots of churches and medieval, historical buildings. Since it’s not a huge city one can easily do sightseeing and reach the main places just by walk. The… Continue reading

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The Corner House in Riga

The Corner House is an art Nouveau building in the centre of Riga which actually has quite terrible stories to tell since during his life witnessed too many atrocities and nonsense. Therefore it’s now the symbol of the soviet totalitarian regime that lasted in Latvia for about fifty years. Stūra māja at Brīvības iela 61,… Continue reading

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