Hotel Skanste

Skanstes Iela 9, Riga, LV-1013, Latvia | 3 star hotel
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The Road to Riga

A travel blog entry by rachel21601


... other herbs, fried and then chilled! Honest.

Next, the amuse-bouche, tiny balls of smoked cheese accompanied by a square inch of sliced bacon and a single lava bean, was presented steaming under glass domes. The mist disappeared of course once the domes were lifted. (As the chef had come over to the table, it would have been rude to take a photo.) The meal continued in this vein-from appetizers, tiny pieces of scallops baked ...

Diving In

A travel blog entry by cannesorbust


... blog when it comes to partying (because it never really matters, its all the same, just drinking), BUT I will say a one word about how they party here: HARD. Too hard for me. Long story short, we didn't leave the house and get to the bars until 2:30. Being jetlagged, I was DONE at 4. I got up at one point and knew that it was time for me to leave, and Klavs walked me to my hostel. I later discovered that the cousins stayed out until 7...yep 7AM. Thats when they call ...

Saunas, skiing, ships and shots on the Baltic Sea

A travel blog entry by reece_k


... going, there was a strong head on wind the whole way so it felt like going uphill but upon arrival we were rewarded with the sun coming out for about 15 minutes, just enough time to eat some lunch and chocolate before heading back. Of course on the way back we had the wind at our backs so it took about a quarter of the time and was much more enjoyable. After my first time nordic skiing I would have to say give me a mountain any day and let gravity (and the ...

Incredible art nouveau

A travel blog entry by mikejacqui


... for Mike today - included seeing the last 10 minutes of Collingwood beating West Coast Eagles (thanks to the Kiwi Bar in the old town) and then having shashliks for lunch. We have craved shashliks ever since we were in Russia four years ago.


The Pearl of the Baltic

A travel blog entry by cjgs1430


From PASSAGES: Latvia, along with its capital Riga, is fiercely distinct from the other two Baltic States. The country's geographical position, almost exactly between Western Europe and the huge Eastern expanse beyond, makes the city very attractive for business. Until the mid 20th century, the German influence was stronger here than elsewhere in the region. Founded by German traders in the second half of the 12th century, the city was also the home base of the ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Skanstes Iela 9, Riga, is near Town Hall Square, Cat House, Latvian War Museum (Latvijas Kara muzejs), and Salaspils Memorial Ensemble.
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