Hotel Edvards

Dzirvanu 45 / 47, Riga, LV-1010, Latvia | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $85.00

Travel Blogs from Riga

Santa`s Fun Run

A travel blog entry by smittee


... and they were exercising on the snow, playing funny games. We could not stop laughing as we had never seen anything like this before, we loved every minute of our time there. Watch the video:

The Christmas Fair had stalls for Mulled wine, Christmas gifts, sweets, cookies. we had the mulled wine, Latvian sweets, bought beautiful bunny candles and we then explored the rest of the town where ...

One Step Closer

A travel blog entry by funkymonk

... I consider it a good deal if I was a market trader and someone offered me a whole batch of them to sell.

We were warned not to take pictures as some of the gear is stolen and the people selling it won't like either them or 'their' goods being photographed. But I think the image of the place will stay stored in my head for a long time. There were people selling tools - hand and power, I saw old lighters and coins, plus one stall with what looked ...

You don't pick your travel companions either

A travel blog entry by bebabui


... on top of electric poles. In California, we had seen smaller ones and these were eagles' nests. Here, they are storks' nests and they are really formidable, much much larger than the wimpy eagle version. Typically, storks build their nests on top of people's chimneys but that wasn't too safe on the fire hazard front so people would move them to "fake" poles. When the nests are on electric poles, the electric company installs safety aprons around the nest so ...

Tales from Old Riga

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

... street is now clear and open.

Germans were some of the first merchants and most persistent merchants that came to Riga to trade. They had guilds and merchant organizations. While they were German, for some reason, they were called "Blackheads" and were drawn as if they had darker skin. Maybe they are the original merchants of the beauty ...

Loving being back in the EU

A travel blog entry by evanvanderploeg


... to each other and there was just a general happy, festive feel to the city. I don't think Riga is more happy than other cities in the EU, I just think it was the stark contrast to the extremely serious Russians whom we had gotten used to. I think the whole group felt immediately more happy.

After our quick tour of the main city centre we were off to dinner. Luckily the dinner was included (I suspect if it was not Mea would have suggested we go without if it had not ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Dzirvanu 45 / 47, Riga, is near House of Blackheads, Town Hall Square, Cat House, and Latvian War Museum (Latvijas Kara muzejs).
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