And you, where are you going to лиговать?

28 Jun 2024

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Лиговать is a verb you could only encounter when celebrating Ligo in Latvia. Ligo (Лиго) is the midsummer feast celebrated in Latvia every year at the end of June. You can ...
24 Jun 2024

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Founded in 1998, the Riga Opera Festival is a yearly tradition every classical music enthusiast should know about. The festival in a nutshell The festival takes place in ...
05 Nov 2023

After spending three glorious months in beautiful Riga, sadly it was time to come home. I jumped onto a RyanAir flight, souvenirs in hand and Russian etched into my brain. ...
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 ...
26 Sep 2023

While everyone searches for kvass upon arriving in Riga, you should also look into the booming culture of craft beer. Like other capitals worldwide, Riga joined the trend ...
19 Sep 2023

Whilst being in Riga, I have been lucky enough to witness some of the incredible events and celebrations that occur every summer in Riga. My favourite so far has been the ...
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 ...
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 ...
08 Aug 2023

Привет! My name is Emily and I am currently studying Russian at Liden and Denz in Riga. I have been studying Russian for around two years now and I study it alongside Spanish ...
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 ...
30 Dec 2022

Snow is falling in the streets, the Christmas decorations start lighting up as the sun disappears behind a row of pretty buildings. I am standing at the bus stop in the cold, ...
04 Dec 2022

I think it is safe to say that no place can embody over 800 years of history as well as Riga’s Old Town. It tells the story of a city founded by German traders and ...