Sunday, February 5, 2023

Guns & Butter: Riga Travel Guide

This is part of the Trip Report Welcome to the Cold where I went from NYC to: Helsinki, Finland Stockholm, Sweden Riga, Latvia Istanbul, Turkey Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia If you’re just tuning in now be sure to read how I ended up...
radisson elizabete riga hotel review

The Radisson Blu Elizabete Hotel: Riga, Latvia

Unlike the mediocre Radisson Strand Stockholm this hotel was excellent. The outside architecture was unique, making it stand out from the surrounding Soviet Bloc buildings. The front desk promptly told me I was upgraded to the Business Class floor, meaning free Wi-Fi, a larger room, and complimentary breakfast.

The Press in Riga

The press in Riga isn't cold. It is a misconception thought by many including myself that Latvia is basically Russia. While there were periods of Russian occupation, Latvia has been and throughout its history regarded...

Riga, Latvia?

I leave for Finland tomorrow and was originally scheduled to go to Tel Aviv on the 28th, a flight that I had to cancel. The problem was that my flight to my new home...
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