Latvia Travel Articles
10 of Europe’s Most Eco-Friendly Cities From free bicycle rentals, hybrid taxi-cabs, and bustling farmer’s markets to inner city renewable energy zones, these 10 cities top the rankings when it comes to Europe’s most eco-friendly cities. 10 Unspoiled Beaches For Your RTW Trip How far are you willing to go to find a truly unspoiled beach? Greg Banecker offers ten out-of-the-way beaches that may take a bit more time and effort to reach, but which are totally worth the trip. Riga, Latvia: 8 Reasons Why You Should Visit Soon Riga is one of those European capitals that isn't an obvious place to visit...yet. Inga Kastrone was born and raised there, and here she points out 8 reasons why you should consider a trip before things, and prices, change too much. The Many Faces of Riga – Riga, Latvia, Europe James Crouchman shows us a few sides of Riga - the down and dirty, the historical and the seashore. Baltic Countries in Five Days: Part II – Estonia, Latvia, Europe Saricie Kuo's Baltic journey was made before tourists converge, as they already have upon Prague, Budapest and Krakow. There's still time, though. Latvia Travel Facts The Basics Country: Latvia Where is it: Latvia is located in Eastern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea, between Estonia and Lithuania. Why do people go here: Latvia is a country where the beautiful nature, vibrant festivals and historical castles draw flocks of tourists in the summer months, and that number is sure to increase. Churches, [...] What You Risk Reveals What You Value #7: Liepaja II – Liepaja, Latvia Lizza helps her host with some English students and then gets a crash course on Russian history. What You Risk Reveals What You Value #5: Riga II – Riga, Latvia Hanging out with a local was a great way to see a side of Latvia that would have remained hidden to Lizza if she had been on her own. What You Risk Reveals What You Value #6: Liepaja, Latvia – Liepaja, Latvia Lizza is encouraged by her host to stay an extra day in the Lemon Tree Town, Liepaja. It will take many phone calls and emails to rearrange her tight schedule, but she agrees. What You Risk Reveals What You Value #4: Riga, Latvia – Riga, Latvia Finding something as simple as a phone card can be difficult when you don't speak the lingo, but the locals are friendly when Lizza gets locked out of her B&B.