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27 Apr
2015
In today’s post we will travel some 200 kilometres west from the Latvian capital to one of the true gems of the Baltic Coast and Latvia’s third largest city: Liepāja. Liepāja is situated between the Lake Liepāja and the Baltic coast. Since Riga is situated in the middle of the country this means that a ...
05 May
2014
Celebrating History: Restoration of Independence Day in Latvia Latvia and its capital, Riga, were in full celebration mode yesterday for the Restoration of Independence Day, celebrated on the 4th of May each year, to mark the day Latvia regained independence from the USSR. Latvia has two Independence Days: the 18th of November when in 1918, ...
24 Apr
2014
The national flag of Latvia was officially adopted in 1922, though the flag was in use as early as the 13th century. Although its use was suppressed from 1940 under the Soviet rule, after regaining its independence, Latvia flew its national flag on the 27th of February 1990 once again. The red colour is said ...
08 Apr
2014
When in Riga, These Travel Apps Can Help! Whether you’re in Riga for a language course or just travelling around Latvia, there’s now an app for that! Tourist routes, nearby accommodation, information about landmarks and tourist attractions and cultural events can all be found on a brand new app for smartphones and tablets. Created by ...
03 Feb
2014
One of the best things about studying Russian with Liden & Denz is the many options you have for your studies. However, one of the first and most important choices to make is in which city you would like to study. Liden & Denz has three centres in three different cities, each offering the same ...