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18 Jun 2020

For those who thought this situation would never come to an end, here some exciting news from Latvia: Liden & Denz Campus in Riga is reopening soon! And it's really just a ...
02 Dec 2016

The Fat Pumpkin – In Latvian Resnais Kirbis – is a vegetarian restaurant located in the old town of Riga. They serve innovative veggi options and the service is extremely ...
07 Sep 2016

I started studying Russian at school when I was about 14, although I use the word ‘studying’ loosely. In reality it was sitting in a classroom staring into space while a ...
12 Aug 2016

So with it being my last couple days and all, I decided to skip writing a post and instead share my favorite pictures from my stay here. Funny thing you'll notice is all the ...
10 Aug 2016

If you walk through Old Town, you’ll quickly realize one of the biggest tourist items to buy is knitted clothes, mainly mittens decorated in elaborate designs. While hats ...
09 Aug 2016

I think I’ve talked about this frequently in recent posts, but a lot of my expectations for my stay here were generated from my first Google search of "Riga, Latvia". ...
30 Jul 2016

In past blog posts I've covered various food topics, like reviews of specific Latvian restaurants, or reviews of snacks you'll find in a variety of Latvian stores. Food is ...
29 Jul 2016

When I first found out I would be going to Riga for six weeks this summer and I looked up the area, one of the first things that came up was the neighboring town of Jurmala. ...
27 Jul 2016

This week my parents and my youngest sister are in Riga with me for a week, and it is proving to be an eye opening experience! Having lived in St. Petersburg before, coming ...
27 Jul 2016

  Fun Facts of Latvia: Part I Before I came here, I didn’t know most people (in Riga at least) spoke Russian, and 2. It’s not a very large country with a large ...
19 Jul 2016

The weirdest thing about exercise is how you can feel really terrible and really awesome at the same time. Especially running. As far as sports go too, it’s not like ...
07 Jul 2016

  On any walking tour of Old Town, Riga, you come to realize why the area is an official UNESCO World Heritage Site: no matter where you look, there’s always a unique ...