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 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, […]
Riga, Latvia 28 August 1999 Dear All, It’s Wee Cheng writing from a cybercafe in Riga, capital of the Baltic republic of Latvia, also a former Soviet republic. The Latvians speak a language close to no other peoples except the Lithuanians next door, and have not had their own country until 1919. Before that, they […]