A Glimpse into the World of Latvian Artists

27 Sep 2023

Latvian artists, spanning generations and styles, have made significant contributions to the global art scene. During my time in Riga, I have found it almost impossible not to ...
22 Sep 2023

Latvian literature, a treasure trove of creativity and wisdom, has a rich history that stretches back centuries. From epic folklore and romantic poetry to contemporary ...
21 Sep 2023

Latvia has a deep-rooted tradition of mythology and folklore that has played a pivotal role in shaping the nation's culture and identity. In this article, we will delve into ...
20 Sep 2023

Russia is home to a rich tapestry of languages and cultures. While the predominant language spoken throughout the country is Russian, numerous minority languages exist. Each ...
10 Sep 2023

As part of your Russian learning journey, it is almost certain you will make friends or have colleagues which you will speak to via WhatsApp or Facebook. Although it might be ...
07 Sep 2023

Are you friends or family of a Liden and Denz student? Or simply just wanting to visit Riga as a tourist? As a now self-proclaimed Riga 'local' after spending three months ...
22 Aug 2023

Despite Russia now using the Gregorian Calendar like the rest of the world, the Julian Calendar played a significant role in the history of Russia. It was only in 1918 that ...
19 Aug 2023

Upon arriving to Latvia, I was unsure what to expect in terms of gastronomy, especially as a vegetarian. However, I have been delighted by the wide range of dishes that the ...
01 Aug 2023

Would you enjoy experiencing the clamour of the city of Riga through culture? Immerse yourself one evening a month in the leading gallery event: Riga Last Thursdays! From ...
09 Dec 2022

Christmas is for many of us the most important holiday of the year. And looking around Riga the Latvians also seem to put up a big effort for the Christmas time. With lights ...
02 Sep 2022

The crowded hallway is filled with smiley faces, holding their mothers´ hands, excited to be given a role as big as going to school. Their friends are here, all dressed up, ...
20 Aug 2021

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Russia is known for its complex bureaucracy. I remember reading an article on the Guardian years ago about how simple tasks, such as dry-cleaning your clothes, can take a lot ...