Kuldīga: A Latvian Retreat

16 Sep 2023

As a Liden and Denz student in Latvia, the most common weekend-away trips I have heard about are to Daugavpils, Vilnius or Tallin. However, one of Latvia's hidden gems lies in ...
14 Aug 2023

The coexistence of various languages in Latvia has shaped the nation's history. One language that has experienced a surge in popularity is Russian, widely spoken by a large ...
15 Jun 2023

Riga in the summer is absolutely magical. The long days and short nights in Latvia mean that people can stay out longer and enjoy the warm weather. Lots of festivities take ...
17 Jun 2015

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Midsummer’s Eve: A Latvian Tradition! If you’re lucky enough to be in Riga this summer, don’t miss Latvia’s most popular holiday next week -- Midsummer’s Eve! Midsummer’s ...
06 Mar 2014

Latvia may never have been a mighty kingdom, but there are plenty of ancient fortresses and stunning palaces to visit, with hundreds of different locations still standing! In ...
20 Feb 2014

Riga's Old Town is one of it's main tourist attractions as it's one of the most complete old towns in Europe. Riga was heavily bombed during the Second World War and the city ...
06 Feb 2014

Riga has officially been revealed as the European Capital of Culture for 2014! This means that this is the perfect time to choose to study Russian at our centre in Riga, as ...
20 Jan 2014

When people think of Riga, beaches usually aren't the first things to come to mind. But actually, Riga's Seaside town (Jūrmala) has been a favorite place for Latvians and ...
31 Jul 2013

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As you may have heard, Liden & Denz is opening a new Russian language centre in Riga, Latvia. In all three Baltic States, Russian is to some extent spoken by people ...