Playing Tour Guide

If you are spending a prolonged period in Russia, you may be lucky enough to have friends or family from your native country coming to visit. My mum and sister came to visit me last week, and as with them, it is probably unlikely that a group of visitors will know any Russian or will… Continue reading

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Riga’s Old Town

Riga’s Old Town is one of it’s main tourist attractions as it’s one of the most complete old towns in Europe. Riga was heavily bombed during the Second World War and the city was mostly left in ruins until the new independent government realised the tourism potential and began restoring the city. Riga is split… Continue reading

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