How to Rock Riga Like a Local Thanks to an Office Full of Latvians

View Across Riga

If You Like Latvia – Latvia Likes You Back in 2012 the Latvian Institute and the State Chancellery of Latvia came up with an innovative advertising campaign to make more people aware of their exciting country.  “If You Like Latvia – Latvia Likes You” invited visitors to like the country’s Facebook page in exchange for making bread.  Every time someone liked their page a wooden log branded with the Like symbol was put into a real Latvian bread oven.  When the oven reached the right temperature, loaves of Latvian rye bread were…

Cesis – The Perfect Day Trip from Riga

Cesis

A Place of Medieval Splendor We recently took a fantastic trip to the Baltic countries of Estonia and Lativa.  We started off in the Estonian capital of Talliin, which we really enjoyed.  If you are interested to find out what to do in Tallinn check out the post I wrote on this part of our trip.  After a fab time in Tallinn we then took a tour to with down to Riga, the capital of Latvia.  On the way there we spent some time in the lovely town of Cesis.  So…

A Tour from Tallinn to Riga

A Tour from Tallinn to Riga

After enjoying a wonderful 4 days in the Estonian capital of Tallinn our next stop was Riga in Latvia.  You should check out our post on the Tallinn part of our Baltic Tour.  It will give you some great ideas about the things to see in this wonderful city.  You will also get to meet some of the welcoming Estonians that we met along the way.   If you would like to read more about our time in Riga then we also have a post on the Riga part of our Baltic…