Royal Square Hotel & Suites
Travel Blogs from Riga
The Old City is worth a look but a lot of the buildings have scaffolding on them which is a bit disappointing. We found a spot for a drink to get a bit of atmosphere and then it was time to head to Maccas for some free wifi and then back home.
Along the way one of the festivals was still going, so we stopped and listened to some dude playing techno, which sounded like a recording of a train passing.
After a while we moved on and back to the unit.
... br> Before we left home Bob made reservations at Vincent's, said to be the best restaurant in the Baltics. The restaurant is striking-black, white and spare. Dinner was as much about theatre as it was about food. The drama began right away with the server's announcement that not only was the bread house baked, but also the butter was kitchen-churned. Two types of butter were offered: one with salt and the other compounded with salt, pepper ...
... Klavs) who drove me into Old Riga where I am staying and gave me a foot tour of old town. Bed was not until 3 or so. I was exhausted, but so impressed with the hospitality. I tried to sleep the next morning but jetlag was in full effect. That night, Klavs picked me up and took me to his home where the family lives and I met his sisters and the four of us pregamed before Ingvars (DD) drove us back to Old Riga for a night out. I'll try not to go into details too much ...
... in the day before). We had some large spikes hanging around our necks in case we fell through the ice to pull yourself out, somehow that was not incredibly comforting to me. This was an incredibly odd experience, standing on the edge of a frozen sea doesn't feel normal but skiing across it out to an island just kind of blew my mind, also I had never tried nordic skiing so I was a little clumsy at first and found it hard to get a rhythm. The way out to the island ...
Today we went on a tour of the very impressive art nouveau buildings around Riga and then for a tour of the old town. It is incredible that so much of this city, as with Tallinn, has survived given the bombings during the war.
It was a day ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility