A Long Weekend in Riga Latvia

The House of Blackheads historical red building - A Long Weekend in Riga

I enjoyed my visit to Riga last year, but to really get under the skin of the city I asked local Riga expert Lelde to share her top tips for spending a long weekend in Riga, including the best things to do in Riga, recommendations for what to eat in Riga and the perfect escape […]

What to do in Sigulda: A Day Trip from Riga to Sigulda in Latvia

Sigulda Castle Ruins - Things to do in Sigulda

Sigulda is the perfect combination of adventure, nature and culture and makes a wonderful day trip from Riga.  I visited Sigulda as part of a complimentary guided tour arranged by the WITS conference, and only got to spend the day there – but if you have more time you could easily spend a weekend in […]

Day Trips from Riga Latvia

Kemeri Bog - Day Trips from Riga

Riga is a lovely city and a great place to get a taste of Latvian culture and history.  However, Latvia has much more to offer beyond the capital, so if you’re planning a trip to Riga, allocate some extra time to explore the rest of the country.  Here are some of the best day trips […]