До свидания, Riga!

11 Dec 2023

Now, I’ve never been one for goodbyes, so I’ll try to keep this one short! It’s incredible just how quickly the last eight weeks have passed in Riga; it still feels as though ...
08 Dec 2023

You may think Christmas is a time for people to come together, to put aside their differences and celebrate. But, no! As Christmas approaches here in the Baltics, the annual ...
07 Dec 2023

In a time of rising antisemitism worldwide, it has never been more important to educate ourselves on the history of the Jewish community in Eastern Europe. Confronting such ...
06 Dec 2023

In this student interview, I spoke with physiotherapist, Leo, about his experience studying with Liden and Denz Riga. Here’s why he recommends the program here for any student ...
05 Dec 2023

Starting Russian as a beginner can often be intimidating, especially for those who don’t have a background in Slavonic languages. But don’t be fooled by the Cyrillic alphabet ...
04 Dec 2023

This weekend, I paid a visit to one of the most unique attractions in Latvia: the Secret Soviet Bunker. Situated in the Skalupes forest area, not far from the village of ...
30 Nov 2023

Situated right in the heart of Riga’s Old Town is a museum often overlooked by students and tourists alike. Founded in 1916 and dedicated to the experience and legacy of the ...
27 Nov 2023

As temperatures continue to drop on the countdown to Christmas, tourists and students alike have taken to the streets of the Old Town and Central Market to find the perfect ...
24 Nov 2023

As a British student currently studying in Riga, I have found myself moved by the close relationship held between Latvians and their national heritage. Over the past two ...
22 Nov 2023

Finding the right accommodation is a stress most students are well used to by now. Extortionate rent, unreliable landlords and insufferable flatmates can easily make your trip ...
20 Nov 2023

As we all know, coffee is pretty much the cornerstone of student life, and as city known for its thriving coffee culture, Riga and its narrow, cobbled streets are littered ...
11 Nov 2023

A vastly underrated genre, Soviet and Post-Soviet literature often goes overlooked by teachers and students of Russian alike. Over the next few weeks, I am starting a short ...