How to spend a weekend in Riga

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Riga is the capital of Latvia and the biggest city in the Baltic’s. It is located between Estonia (to the North) and Lithuania (to the South). Due to it’s location and dense population it has always been a magnet for artists and musicians – many shows, concerts, club events are only held here every month. The easiest way to reach Riga is by Air – many low cost airlines fly here (like Ryan Air, Easy Jet). Latvia has it’s own airline called AirBaltic. Tourism is well developed and Latvians are happy to meet and greet new people. Every year, summer festivals are held in Jurmala – coastal town just 30 minutes from Riga. Read the rest of this entry »