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Visiting Latvia

A partial biosphere reserve, Latvia’s Baltic coastline draws many visitors, while others head for the country’s saunas. Castles and churches comprise the landscape, along with the Jugendstil architecture of lively capital city Riga. Days are routinely ended with a full stomach—of bread and beer. A partial biosphere reserve, Latvia’s Baltic coastline draws many visitors, while others head for the country’s saunas. Castles and churches comprise the landscape, along with the Jugendstil architecture of lively capital city Riga. Days are routinely ended with a full stomach—of bread and beer.    Close

Stories and Tips Latvia

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Black Magic

Written by unorthodox traveler on 29 Nov, 2000

Black Magic is a very strong drink, produced in Latvia, and nowhere else in the world, since 1755. At the Cafe, Marrutku Maizites, I was introduced to this drink, with a warning that I had better have a strong heart. What's in this drink??? Who really knows...its…Read More


Zvera Festival 2008

Written by dangaroo on 13 Jan, 2009

Zvera Festival is a Hardcore/Punk festival that takes place in Saldus, Latvia towards the end of July each year.Where is Saldus?-----------------------Saldus is located in Western Latvia (Courland), it's a small town (12,000 approx) in a district full of lakes. You can reach it by bus…Read More


The food bazaar

Written by Breathmints on 13 Mar, 2002

In Riga, there is a place where food of top quality and characterized by freshness surrounds you from every angle. From fish to chcolate to yogurt to honey to bread to meat to pigeons, this rigan food bazaar is basically seen from roofs everywhere…Read More


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What to do in Riga

Written by Markus_78 on 02 Oct, 2012

Hi there!One of the best activity to do in Riga is a shooting-gallery tour.We went with Red Fox Tours and took `all weapons included` package! The service they provided was perfect and we even got a free airport transfer.Markus…Read More


Big Story

Written by edzus_lv on 21 Jul, 2008

I have a nice trip to Latvia. I am very interested in latvia and i like it very much. Latvia is a cool place. what to do in latvia? just trip and enjoy this country.…Read More


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