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If romance is what you want for your winter holiday, you’re in luck: Eastern Europe isn’t short of romantic getaways, as long as you know where to look.
There’s no better time to visit Latvia’s seductive capital than during its Staro RIga light festival. If you want to plan your visit around the festival this year, the dates are 17 to 20 November.
The Riga Ethnographic Open Air Museum, celebrates in a five days cultural event, Latvia’s most beloved holiday, Ligo!, in an effort to restore the ancient Midsummer tradition to its authentic meaning.
The Baltic national identity will surely merge into a Nordic identity within the next twenty years, said the prime ministers of both Latvia and Lithuania at the Lennart Meri Conference last weekend. “We are emphasizing in our development strategies for the next twenty years the need for Baltic countries to catch up and become more […]
UK travelers looking for a weekend city break away will achieve the best value for money in Eastern Europe, according to a new survey by the British Post Office.
Every year The Council of the European Union selects two cities to act as the European Capitals of Culture. For 2011 those cities are Tallinn in Estonia, and Turku in Finland. But, the process for cities being selected actually began several years ago. In keeping with the process, future cities are due to be selected later this year – to represent the European Union in 2016 and onward.
Russia and Latvia presidents discussed the possibility of establishing a visa-free regime for the citizens of the two countries. So far, only an intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in the field of tourism has been signed.
A recent report shows Estonian tour companies hiring more out of country drivers because of cost variables. With qualified Estonian bus drivers have to look for work in Scandinavia, how long will it be before the government there imposes wage standardization to free up jobs?