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9 Reasons why Riga should be your next L&D destination

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 ...
10 Aug 2016

If you walk through Old Town, you’ll quickly realize one of the biggest tourist items to buy is knitted clothes, mainly mittens decorated in elaborate designs. While hats ...
09 Aug 2016

I think I’ve talked about this frequently in recent posts, but a lot of my expectations for my stay here were generated from my first Google search of "Riga, Latvia". ...
08 Aug 2016

Rigan Meteorology: Weather You Like It or Not Something I’ve come to appreciate here is how no matter what the Rigan sky looks like on any given day, a series of ...
30 Jul 2016

In past blog posts I've covered various food topics, like reviews of specific Latvian restaurants, or reviews of snacks you'll find in a variety of Latvian stores. Food is ...
29 Jul 2016

When I first found out I would be going to Riga for six weeks this summer and I looked up the area, one of the first things that came up was the neighboring town of Jurmala. ...
27 Jul 2016

This week my parents and my youngest sister are in Riga with me for a week, and it is proving to be an eye opening experience! Having lived in St. Petersburg before, coming ...
27 Jul 2016

  Fun Facts of Latvia: Part I Before I came here, I didn’t know most people (in Riga at least) spoke Russian, and 2. It’s not a very large country with a large ...