Tag Archives: Riga

31 Aug
2019
Did you know we have a language school in Riga? Liden & Denz may have started off in St Petersburg over 20 years ago, but since then we have expanded east and west to Moscow, Irkutsk, and the Latvian capital of Riga. The rich history of the Russian language goes far past the borders of ...
20 Apr
2017
Hi! My name is Liz. I am from Minnesota in the United States, and am the newest intern at Liden & Denz. From exploring Russian history to finding great places to study, I hope to share what I find in St Petersburg with you. This is my fourth time in St Petersburg, but my first ...
13 Dec
2016
Raw Garden Riga In this Blog article I would like to present you a very interesting and delicious place to eat. Raw garden is a chain of restaurants and food stores in Riga, founded in 2011. The philosophy of Raw Garden is all about natural and healthy food.  Additives, preservatives, colorants, trans fats, white flour and sugar ...
02 Dec
2016
Fat Pumpkin The Fat Pumpkin – In Latvian Resnais Kirbis – is a vegetarian restaurant located in the old town of Riga. They serve innovative veggi options and the service is extremely friendly and helpful. The Fat Pumpkin is one of the few dedicated vegetarian and vegan restaurants in Riga. They serve some of the ...
28 Nov
2016
Santa`s Fun Run On December 11th the familiar sounds of Santa’s` “HO HO HO” will be heard in Riga’s old town when the Santa’s Fun Run is taking place. The charity run is organized by the Riga International Rotary Club. The event encourages and engages all members of the Latvian as well as international community to ...
04 Nov
2016
Latvian cuisine The Latvian cuisine may not be famous but as in every country it consists of a unique variety of ingredients. So let’s check out what kind of traditional food they serve. Common ingredients in Latvian meals are potatoes, wheat, barley, cabbage, onions, eggs and pork. Pork, pork and more pork. Pork ribs or ...
12 Aug
2016
  А напоследок я скажу: Все, пока(: I’ve always been terrible at goodbye’s, but here’s a pitiful attempt… Actually, I guess I’m copping out of it slightly, cause I’ll let these two Calvin and Hobbes comics say it all. I would personally recommend this comic strip to anyone because of the depth it has in ...
12 Aug
2016
Polaroids Around Riga So with it being my last couple days and all, I decided to skip writing a post and instead share my favorite pictures from my stay here. Funny thing you’ll notice is all the pictures are on Polaroid film (from the cameras the print up the picture as soon as you take it). ...
10 Aug
2016
Much More than a Mitten: Latvian Symbology If you walk through Old Town, you’ll quickly realize one of the biggest tourist items to buy is knitted clothes, mainly mittens decorated in elaborate designs. While hats and scarves are also popular, you can always find a full rack of these hand warmers, with their distinctive tipped ...
09 Aug
2016
Kayaking Down the Daugava I think I’ve talked about this frequently in recent posts, but a lot of my expectations for my stay here were generated from my first Google search of “Riga, Latvia”. Overwhelmingly, those first few couple search results I read ended up being things I either wanted to see or do during these six weeks. Consequently, I ...