Where to Stay in Riga, Latvia

Hotel Bergs

  When deciding where to stay in Riga, it’s useful to note that the hotels in Riga come at a great value, presenting travelers with the pleasurable situation of getting a lot for a little. For example, Riga’s 5-star hotels can cost less than $200 a night. Because Riga is a large city, the following ‘where to stay’ options give preference to centrally located hotels; they also focus on ... Read Full Article

Latvia Tourist Information

Riga - House Of Blackheads

If you want to learn more about Latvia, this post offers comprehensive Latvia tourist information designed to make it easy for you to plan your trip. Latvia is the middle of the three Baltic republics that gained independence after the fall of the Soviet Union. It is bordered by Estonia to the north, Russia and Belarus to the east, Lithuania to the south and the Baltic Sea to the west. A 2010 ... Read Full Article

An Existential Crisis in Riga, Latvia

Riga Orthodox Cathedral

Visitors are often surprised when they visit Riga for the first time. They have few or no expectations about the place when they come here, and they typically only come to Riga on their way to somewhere else. As a result, they find their stay here far too short. Those of us who live here often contribute to visitors making this mistake because we do a poor job of painting an accurate picture ... Read Full Article