The Perfect Baltics Itinerary: Explore Estonia, Latvia, & Lithuania

Tallinn's Town Hall

Are you planning a trip to Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania and are looking for the perfect Baltics itinerary? Well, look no further. The countries of Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia all make up what are colloquially referred to as the Baltic States. These three countries, though small both in size and population, have a lot to offer travellers, especially if they’re looking to get off the beaten path. Not only are the Baltics one … Read More

How Much Will a Baltics Trip Cost?

Tartu's main square

How much will a Baltics trip cost? Many potential travellers will ask themselves this before heading to this area of the world. The Baltic States of Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia sit nestled in the northeastern corner of Europe and see very little international tourism outside of their respective capital cities. However, since joining the EU in 2004 and adopting the Euro as currency in 2015, travelling through these countries is … Read More

Things To Do In Liepaja: A Two-Day Itinerary

Baltics Travel Guide

Are you thinking of heading to one of Latvia’s beautiful coastal cities and are looking for the best things to do in Liepaja? Liepaja, Latvia’s third-largest city, doesn’t see nearly the amount of foreign tourism that it deserves. Situated along the Baltic coast about 60 kilometres north of the Lithuanian border, Liepaja is a charming city boasting an interesting history, numerous lush parks and open-air markets, and one of the … Read More

2 to 3 Days in Riga Itinerary: Things to Do in Latvia’s Capital

The House of the Blackheads in Riga

Though the capital of Latvia is still considered to be a relatively “off the beaten path” destination in Europe, planning a 2 or 3 days in Riga itinerary is never a bad idea. In recent years, the city has attracted visitors with cheap flights and cheap alcohol prices, but Riga has a lot more to offer than simply a party destination. With a beautiful, historic old town and gorgeous Art … Read More

Things To Do In Jurmala & Kemeri: A Day Trip from Riga

View of Kemeri National Park

If you’re spending a few days in Riga, then planning a day trip to Jurmala and nearby Kemeri is something that should be on every visitor’s itinerary. As one of the premier seaside destinations in Latvia, there are lots of things to do in Jurmala and Kemeri that make it worth spending a day (or more!) if your trip to Riga allows. Located within easy reach of the Latvian capital, … Read More

Where to Stay in Riga, Latvia: The Best Hotels & Hostels

Riga, the capital of the Baltic nation of Latvia, has experienced significant growth in tourism over recent years. This has been driven by a number of budget airlines operating flights from around Europe, its affordable prices and unique culture that makes it a great stop for a weekend break or as part of a longer Baltic travel itinerary. Travellers wondering where to stay in Riga are spoiled for choice as … Read More

Tallinn or Riga or Vilnius: The Best Baltic City to Visit

Tallinn's City Walls

Can’t decide between visiting Tallinn or Riga or Vilnius for a Baltic city break? Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia seem to be growing in popularity as tourist destinations each year, with bold new tourism campaigns and fairytale-like Old Towns drawing more and more people to this northeastern corner of Europe than ever before. Despite their seemingly diminutive size, the three Baltic States are vast and diverse and travellers could easily spend … Read More

A Guide To Latvian Food And Drink

3 days in riga

One of the reasons people love to travel is to learn about and try the local food. I’m no different in that respect however for me this goes far beyond eating at a hip restaurant or finding an authentic hole in the wall take away place. I love to understand how and what locals eat on a day to day basis and one of the best ways to do this … Read More