Riga- The Paris of the North!

 With a nice cheap twist…

Some people are skeptical about traveling to Riga, but there’s much more to it than meets the eye!


Riga is the capital and largest city of Latvia. With around 641,481 inhabitants it is also the largest city in the three Baltic states.

With it’s magnificent churches, architectural masterpieces and romantic cobblestone lanes, Old Riga is the heart and soul of Latvia’s capital and the city was recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage site!

If you want to live the true city experience the Riga Central Market is a “must see” place.  Situated in the heart of Riga, a few hundred meters from Old Town, it is not only one of the largest marketplaces in Eastern Europe but also one of the most visited!

At Riga Central Market, you can buy Latvian-grown and homemade products, exotic fruit and spices, as well as manufactured merchandise. The market includes five pavilions each with its own category – vegetables, dairy, meat, fish and gastronomy products, as well as an outdoor area with stalls and stands, the Night Market and ‘Round the Clock Farmers’ Market.

Riga is full of different and fun activites, from the Riga Zoo (the oldest in the Baltics and one of the loveliest in Europe) to the Opera & Ballet, to museums of Art and History …this Baltic jewel has something for everyone at prices that will make your jaws just drop!


What are you waiting for?

We have an interesting opportunity in Riga for Norwegian and Danish speakers so… start your new adventure today!


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Giulia Berardinetti - Researcher
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