If you’ve never been to Latvia and you wish to try something local, then I’d suggest visiting restaurant chain Lido. They offer homemade style food; affordable and tasty. And that’s where I go when I want to have a homey meal.Continue reading
I was trying my best to look at Riga through the eyes of a tourist, but I failed. The streets just looked too familiar, and there were too many memories related to the city. I grew up here. I went to school here, college, university… I was not born in Riga, but I have spent most of my life here. So, no matter how hard I try to change my thoughts, I continue seeing Riga as my hometown and not as a touristic destination.Continue reading
Originally me and my mom were thinking to go to Ventspils, since none of us have ever been there. But I thought it would be best to visit this city some other day and by car; the bus trip would be exhausting, because it takes over three hours, if I’m not mistaken.Continue reading
I would say that my summer trip to Latvia was rather a necessity than a vacation. Nevertheless, I was planning on enjoying my time here, in the country where I have spent my childhood and youth.Continue reading
For many people Riga is just another touristic city in the Baltic States. For me Riga and Latvia in general is a place where I grew up. And every street, every corner is filled with memories. So when I come here, I don’t visit popular attractions (even I probably should). I come to Riga to meet with my friends and spend some time with my mom.