Baltic Way

Baltic Chain. One of the most remarkable and beautiful demonstrations in Baltic countries at the end of 1980’s to regain their independence. If you happen to meet local who have participated in this you will see how their eyes will sparkle and hear pride in their voices when they are talking about Baltic Way or […] Read more…

Design & fashion stores in Riga

Fashion shopping in Riga. Here is list of trendy fashion shops in Riga. Most of them are all located in city center. While shopping you can explore city to. City center is is known among locals as area for shopping, cafes and restaurants. Shopping is fun thing to do in Riga. Rija Is Latvian design […] Read more…

Brunch in Riga

Lazy weekend breakfast in Riga. Here are some of the nicest brunch places in Riga. Good food and cozy atmosphere where to spend lazy Sundays and eat as mach as you want or can. Appreciated by locals too. Kolekcionārs Brunch every Saturday and Sunday 11:00- 16:00, 12 € without drinks. Place where art and food […] Read more…

Lighthouse in Cape Kolka 1937. Visual archive

Lighthouse during seasons. Visual archive Cape Kolka is place where waters from Gulf of Riga and Baltic Sea meats, It is wonderful place where to observe migratory birds. There are beautiful remote beaches around Kolka. In these days it was very cold in Latvia. But there is amazing beauty in this coldness like in the […] Read more…

New year 2017 in Riga!

Where to celebrate New Year in Riga! 2017 Everyone is celebrating on New Year’s night, cafes, clubs, fancy balls are held and fireworks are happening at the quay. It is not allowed to drink alcohol in public places in Riga but New Year’s Eve is exception you can have a glass of champagne and wish […] Read more…

Christmas in Riga 2016

Winter solstice. Winter solstice is the darkest time of the year with 6 hours and 26 minutes of daylight. National Christmas holiday is December 24-26. Around Christmas time are practiced old pagan traditions too. Winter solstice, Town Hall Square December 20 at 18:00 December 20 is winter solstice and celebration are happening in Town Hall […] Read more…

75 years since Rumbula massacre

November 30 commemorative day for killed Jews in Rumbula. November 30 1941 is one of saddest days in history of Latvia. Riga Ghetto was established during German occupation years in World War II. It was located in Moscow district and there were forced to move all Jews of Riga. Rumbula forest is 10 km from […] Read more…

Independence Day of Latvia

Latvia November 18 2016. Independence Day of Latvia is November 18, national holiday. Republic of Latvia was proclaimed on November 18 in 1918 at the Latvian National Theatre. November is called patriotic month in Latvia as two very important events happened November 18 Independence day and November 11 Lāšpēša Day Latvian riflemen victory over West […] Read more…

November 11 Riga 2016

Lāčplēša Day. Every year on November 11 is celebrated Lāčplēša Day. After World war I Latvia was still fighting for its independence. There were going on serious fights in Riga at beginning of November 1919 between Latvian riflemen and  West Russian Volunteer Army led by general Pavel Bermont-Avalov. On morning of November 11 1919 Latvia […] Read more…

Zakusala. Visual archive

Where fishermen used to live. Visual archive. Zaķusala (means rabbit island) is one of the biggest Riga’s islands in river Daugava. It is new island formed at the end of 19 century from three separate islands as result of water flow regulation works in the river. Fishermen lived on this island still in 1970’s, there […] Read more…