How to Spend a Day in Cesis

16 Jul 2024

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Recently, I hopped on a train to visit another popular tourist destination in Latvia. Known as Cēsis, the town instantly welcomes you with the mountainous fresh air and great ...
15 Jul 2024

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Are you an avid lover of modern art? Or are you maybe just looking for other breathtaking museums in Riga? If that’s your case, the Zuzeum Art Center Museum has to be on your ...
11 Jul 2024

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Are you a hopeless romantic yourself? Or maybe just an avid reader of the Russian classics? If this resonates with you, then you might consider getting acquainted with ...
10 Jul 2024

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Located in the beautiful Gauja valley, the Castle of the Livonian Order in Sigulda never fails to impress. It was last weekend that I decided to pay it a visit. Although ...
04 Jul 2024

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Nowadays, every culture has its superstitions. From black cats to breaking mirrors, anyone has their perks. Likewise, that is often the case with Russians. Although idioms are ...
03 Jul 2024

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Among other Russian historical figures, Tsar Peter I might be at the top of the list. Commonly referred to as Peter the Great, his memory has long survived through history. ...
25 Jun 2024

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The Ethnographic Open-Air Museum of Latvia is an exceptional tourist attraction for those interested in Latvia’s rural landscape. Just a half hour drive away from the city ...
23 Jun 2024

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Widely known as the black sheep of Romance languages, Romanian is a unique historical occurrence. When compared to its sister languages such as French, Romanian took entirely ...
20 Jun 2024

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Only a short trip away from Riga, Vilnius is often overlooked by tourists. As the largest city in Lithuania, it amazes visitors with its unique attractions. From walking ...
18 Jun 2024

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Have you ever wondered about who is truly behind the written work of “Dead Souls”? Who might have been able to envision both an absurd and satirical novel nonetheless? Among ...
17 Jun 2024

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What better way to practice your Russian skills than by taking a short trip to Riga’s Central Market? Whether you need to do groceries, or simply want to connect with locals, ...
12 Jun 2024

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Nowadays, pastry delights in Riga have taken over the city, with the opening of new cafés. It is well known that among various cities around Europe, each takes pride in their ...