Old Riga Hotel Vecriga

Gleznotaju 12 / 14, Riga, LV-1050, Latvia | 4 star hotel
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A travel blog entry by markandbrenda


Okay, Hyello from Latwija !

We landed about an hour late from Frankfurt. My cousin Zane and her son Alexander, and also Arvis, his mum Santa and Arvis' girlfriend Leva met us at the airport. Nice of them to wait an hour.

We dropped our gear in at the hotel and all went out for a drink and a quick meal.
We then sat down in the …

Expenses, Tips & Tricks

A travel blog entry by ingak


Our trip expenses:

Average 60usd for food, transport – bus, taxi; souvenirs, entrance fees, tours etc a day for two (excludes KUL and SIN)

If beer should be a part of expenses, note that one bottle costs about 2.2-5.0 usd cheaper in supermarts, more expensive in bars (as Muslim country, alcohol is expensive, even beer), strong liquids can be bought in professional shops, and ...


A travel blog entry by sheppa80


... the roof when we were flatmates back when I was studying in the UK. Yep, I can confirm with absolute certainty that she was not impressed when she found out where her shoes were and compounding her anger was the fact that when she ripped them off the roof they came with an inch of plaster attached to the bottom.

Now to be fair, I was quite intoxicated at the time, but like all the stupid things that you do in your past they eventually come back to haunt you. I ...

Latvian Renaissance Faire

A travel blog entry by jmsges


... independence in 1935. In 1991, the Soviets brought in tanks to try to quell the desire for freedom, yet the Latvians made a human wall. They had no weapons, no power, only themselves, yet they managed to stop tanks in their tracks. There is now a monument to their bravery, stating "Let us never be slaves again."

Today the city of Rīga was celebrating its birthday, so we got to see a few good ...


A travel blog entry by alex_deb2011


... for Turaida which is a 3 km walk from the station but is a nice regional town. Turaida is an old castle and fortification across a deep river gorge and on a hill above Sigulda. Construction of the stone castle began in 1214 but did not reach its full size until the 16th century after it was conquered by the Swedes. It all came down in about 1776 when all the wooden structures were destroyed by fire. It was not rebuilt until restoration works in the late 20th century ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on Gleznotaju 12 / 14, Riga, is near The Museum of the Occupation of Latvia, House of Blackheads, Town Hall Square, and Cat House.
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