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3 Must-see Sights in Riga

3 Must-see Sights in Riga

Riga is a place that caters to every type of traveler. Just off the beaten path of Europe’s most popular tourist destinations, the city hasn’t yet been overrun by crowds of tourists, and it still has a quaint style all its own. From alluring architecture to interesting museums and bustling marketplaces, this is a destination that thrives

Riga Central Market

Riga Central Market

Any way you look at it, Riga Central Market is pretty unique. Whether you visit this vast market hall complex just outside Riga’s UNESCO listed old town because it is one of the most significant 20th century buildings in all of Latvia, because the daily market here is a vibrant cultural hotspot, or because you just really

Night Kayaking in Riga, Latvia

Night Kayaking in Riga, Latvia

This guest post is by Dr. Cacinda Maloney of Points and Travel who joined us on a 10 Day Tour of the Baltic States as part of the #JayWayBaltics blogger project. The meet time was 10 pm, right as it was just starting to get cold. My group piled into a couple of taxis and made our way down

Food of the Baltics

Food of the Baltics

This guest post is by Laura Longwell, half of travel blogging couple Travel Addicts who joined us on a 10 Day Tour of the Baltic States as part of the #JayWayBaltics blogger project. The cuisine of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania is heavily based on seasonality and the countries’ location in Northern Europe. Traditionally, food in