5 Latvian delicacies every foodie should know

08 Jul 2024

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Latvia is a country fit for foodies. A fusion of European and Russian cuisine, the Latvian national cuisine is based on high-quality ingredients typical of Latvia. Here is a ...
20 Sep 2023

Although Riga is a bilingual city where Russian is spoken alongside Latvian, you might worry whether Russian is as much welcomed nowadays. However, do not be demotivated by ...
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 ...
25 Dec 2022

It can be quite frustrating traveling as a vegetarian. Almost every country has a fair share of meat in their traditional dishes. As a German I know what I’m talking about, ...
05 Sep 2022

One of the many useful things my life abroad has taught me is to spend time on my own. Which came pretty in hand on my first weekend in Riga. So what do to when you´re ...
24 Nov 2021

When moving to a new country, wherever it may be, one of the first noticeable changes is the cuisine. Eating out in Russia is extremely cheap, but after a month of non-stop ...
27 Sep 2021

Before visiting Russia, I had never tried Georgian cuisine, and barely even heard of it. However, since arriving in St Petersburg, I have seen and visited almost as many ...
06 Apr 2021

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St Petersburg has an abundance of cool brunch spots right in the city centre. With so many to choose from, it can be difficult to know which places are worth a visit.  So, ...
28 Apr 2020

If I had to summarize our quarantine routine, it would be: Sleep – eat – online classes - eat again - homework- okay just another bite - crap I finished it - sleep again And ...
30 Jul 2019

[caption id="attachment_56658" align="alignleft" width="300"] Everything that comes in a shipment of Yandex Chef. Each paper bag has the ingredients for one meal, other than ...
15 Jul 2019

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When in Russia, one should not miss the chance to sample Russian cuisine. Before going to Russia I have heard people saying very different things. Some say Russian food is ...