CEĻŠ UZ LATVIJAS PILSONĪBU – THE ROAD TO LATVIAN CITIZENSHIP

CEĻŠ UZ LATVIJAS PILSONĪBU – THE ROAD TO LATVIAN CITIZENSHIP

A week ago I voted for the first time as a Latvian citizen. I can’t put into words the satisfying feeling of completing my first official civic duty. I’ve always…

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HOT, NAKED, SWEATY – AND CLEAN….. A GUIDE TO PIRTS – THE LATVIAN SAUNA

HOT, NAKED, SWEATY – AND CLEAN….. A GUIDE TO PIRTS – THE LATVIAN SAUNA

This is a guest post by Philip Birzulis, founder of travelinlatvia.lv, tour guide extraordinaire, and pirts enthusiast. As with many other natural processes, Western marketing has turned sweating into something gross….

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HOW LATVIAN MYTHOLOGY CONTRIBUTED TO THE OLYMPIC SILVER IN BOBSLEIGH

HOW LATVIAN MYTHOLOGY CONTRIBUTED TO THE OLYMPIC SILVER IN BOBSLEIGH

These past Olympics have been mind-blowing for the Latvians. A very small country, with the third most medals per capita of all participating countries, Latvia also managed to induce partial…

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IN DEFENSE OF TEAM LATVIA’S OLYMPIC OUTFITS

IN DEFENSE OF TEAM LATVIA’S OLYMPIC OUTFITS

THE LATVIAN OLYMPIC TEAM’S OUTFITS HAVE BEEN GETTING SOME PRETTY BAD PRESS LATELY. IT’S HIGH TIME SOMEONE PUTS THINGS INTO PERSPECTIVE – IT’S NOT THAT BAD! THEY’VE GOTTEN SOME TERRIBLE PRESS, BEING…

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