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Asking about Riga

28 Nov 2022

When I arrived in Riga I had absolutely no idea what to expect from the city. Usually people will buy a guidebook and look up “things to do” on the internet. But I didn’t. I ...
23 Nov 2022

It was a dark Sunday night, not a single star in the sky, as an Airbus A220-300 was making its descent to the snow covered runway of Riga International Airport. Frightened ...
27 Sep 2022

  Before coming to Riga, I never had any contact with the Latvian language whatsoever. But staying here helped me realize how many common words there are in Russian and ...
08 Sep 2022

  One of the many things you will get to experience in Latvia is witnessing the consequences of language contact. This time, we are going to check out how is Latvian ...
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 ...
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, ...
30 Aug 2022

The sun just began setting over the big RIGA sign on a hot Sunday afternoon as my plane landed. As the landscape flew before my eyes, the gates of Riga embraced me, and I ...
31 Aug 2019

Did you know we have a language school in Riga? Liden & Denz may have started off in St Petersburg over 20 years ago, but since then we have expanded east and west to ...
28 Nov 2016

On December 11th the familiar sounds of Santa’s` “HO HO HO” will be heard in Riga’s old town when the Santa’s Fun Run is taking place. The charity run is organized by the ...
04 Nov 2016

The Latvian cuisine may not be famous but as in every country it consists of a unique variety of ingredients. So let’s check out what kind of traditional food they ...
12 Aug 2016

  I’ve always been terrible at goodbye’s, but here’s a pitiful attempt… Actually, I guess I’m copping out of it slightly, cause I’ll let these two Calvin and Hobbes ...
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 ...