Latvia Travel Articles

 
Riga, Latvia: 8 Reasons Why You Should Visit Soon
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
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.
Our Liepaja Adventure – Liepaja, Latvia
Our Liepaja Adventure – Liepaja, Latvia Patricia Perkins' poor preparation left her open t
From Baltic to the Black Sea #1
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 […]