Essential insights about latvia

  • Latvia is one of those up-and-coming Eastern European countries whose major city charms overshadow the fact that much of the rural countryside has still a long way to go. � In that case, many travelers nowadays wouldn�t put much thought into ...

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  • Eastern European countries are known for being slack when it comes to driving skills, and Latvia is no different from the others. � Drivers often �forget� to follow the rules, and pedestrians may not be something that drivers consider should ...

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  • Check your purses, tap your wallets and don�t take drinks from strangers. � Latvia has a reputation for crime and scams targeted to the foreigner. � Don�t take it personally; these issues are so prevalent that they are bound to touch on all types ...

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