11 Things You Must Do in Riga, Latvia
Riga, Latvia was one of my favorite cities that I visited on my trip through the Baltic countries. Riga was designated as last year's European Capital of Culture, and it's not hard to see why. Aside from a stunning medieval Old Town filled with winding alleyways and charming squares, the city is world famous for its art nouveau district called Quiet Center. Without a doubt, I could have easily spent a few more days in Latvia's capital and I would have loved to have more time to explore the…
Latvia is one of the countries where almost half of the territory is unadulterated, 45% of its surface is covered by forests. Many of these areas are protected, for example the national parks where you can enjoy pleasant walks. Very attractive for traveling is the seashore of Kurzeme famous for its magnificent intact landscape, mild and windy maritime climate. A great travel destination is also the lake-rich regions of Latgale and Vidzeme.