Sigulda for simple walks in the forest

June 14, 2015

train from Riga to Sigulda How to go to Sigulda: Take the train from Riga to Sigulda. There are several daily departures and the cost for a return journey is €4.70. Alternatively, you can also take the bus. Sigulda is a small town in a hilly location, just under an hour away from the capital …
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gaga over Riga

June 13, 2015

Latvia’s capital, Riga, offers an interesting mix of traditional and modern. The city sits at the mouth of the scenic Daugava river, a unique location at the juncture of trading routes. It used to be part of the Hanseatic league which was a huge trading empire with close links to Germany. Much of the Latvian …
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20 Stunning European Cities To Visit In Your 20s

July 29, 2014

 Update: after July 2015, 13/20 cities visited! My score: 11/20 cities visited! From major metropolises to charming, overlooked locales, Europe is brimming with cities everyone should visit. But where does a penny-pinching, adventure-seeking twentysomething even begin when it comes to traveling Europe? The big players — London, Paris, Amsterdam — are great. Those should be …
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