Riga Latvia Restaurants and Hotel

3 chefs dinner - bread spread

Riga Restaurants We had a chance to eat at several restaurants while in Riga Latvia: 1221. We ate at an outside table in the heart of the Old Down, where we made a dinner of three very good appetizers. First a sampler of smoked local fish and cheese (where we especially enjoyed the seabass, sardines [Read more …]

Riga Latvia Beyond the Old City Walls

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Riga Latvia is much more than Old Town. Although we only scratched the surfaces of the area outside of Old Town, we did find some interesting—and in one case, fascinating—sections beyond the walls. Art Nouveau District is, by far, the most interesting area. Although wonderfully decorative and fanciful Art Nouveau buildings can be found through [Read more …]

Riga Latvia

St Peter

We only had two days to spend in the capital and largest city of Latvia. It wasn’t much of an introduction for a diverse country, but it had to do for this trip. When Riga was chosen as the site for a German fortress in 1201, it was already home to a tribe of international [Read more …]