Grizins Hotel

32 Pernavas , Riga, 1009, Latvia | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $36.00

Travel Blogs from Riga

Riga, land of Roosters (and Snails?)

A travel blog entry by pandasphere


... between two rivers, the Daugava and the Ridzine, the latter of which is where the name Riga originates. During the 13th century is when many of the churches started being built in the town, and also the first references to what is the current Latvian flag come from this time period. Following several hundred years of Germanic rule, Latvia then fell to Poland-Lithuania, then later to Sweden for nearly a century, then finally to Peter the Great of Russia in ...

Into Latvia

A travel blog entry by grahamandmandi


... our hotel. Why, oh why, didn't we just post all our cold-weather stuff to ourselves three months ago?? We have cursed these big suitcases so often.

Anyway, the hotel was lovely; we have a "studio apartment" which means sofas and a sort of kitchenette containing two solitary tea bags and two sachets of coffee for tomorrow morning, but joy of joys! a kettle that we can boil and make a cup of tea whenever we want it. We used the two teabags immediately and have ...

Tales from Old Riga

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

... a checkered past with some of her many "suitors" having been successful, at least for short periods of time, in gaining control over Riga. She has had Poles, Swedes, Germans, Russians, Nazis, and Soviets all vie for her affections and win her ports and resources for various periods of time. Now Riga has a mixed population of about 42% Latvian and about ...


A travel blog entry by jsuviste

... 10:30, that was a nice change as our driving days require early wake ups. We took a walking tour of the Old Town, that was really interesting and the town was really cute and pretty. It was much like Tallinn. We saw Riga Castle, which I would not call a Castle as it looked more like a building, nothing special about it. We also saw some of the squares, churches, House of Blackheads, Swedish Gates and just saw all the streets. After ...

No Foto; No Smiling; No Kidding

A travel blog entry by paulej4


... our applause. No; he didn't smile either.

I made the long journey back to my hotel on foot. This evening has a chill to it and many of the cafes along the way lacked customers to fill their tables. Perhaps it is still too early being only 8:30 or so. These folks do things later in the evening than I do. Plus, it isn't dark. It's never dark it seems. At least, when I am awake, if I am outside or if I look outside, it's light out. Maybe at 1:00am it is pitch black ...

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