Are you snowed under with bills and would love to get your heating, electricity and food practically for free? Well, there’s an innovative man in rural Latvia who can show you how.
The Behmanis family left a comfortable life in England to farm on a remote property in Kurzeme. Their green and simple lifestyle challenges assumptions about what the good life is really about.
Meet a young Latvian who has inspired a team to do something really positive during the Covid-19 crisis. Helping vulnerable people with their shopping has uncovered a...
Meet a bunch of young Riga artists who have conjured up an extraordinary exhibition from practically nothing. Pamela is a stage designer and theatre director and is studying curating at the Latvian Academy of Culture. As if there’s not enough on her plate, she is also the curator of the art section of “Točka”.
The second issue of "Latvia's got personality": Encounters with intriguing Latvian characters… In the “Elizete” flower shop in the heart of the Jugendstil district, floral artist Sanita Cipruse presides over a sweet-scented wonderland.
From the Japanese onsen to the Turkish hammam, humans have devised many marvellous ways to get clean. Latvians have been doing it for millennia in wood-fired bathhouses called pirts.
This article first appeared on the Satori.lv Centenary Magazine: the music historian Armands Znotiņš is examining what he sees to be the ten most i
Riga is the best city in the world through which to walk with your head tilted back at an angle of thirty degrees. (Mike Collier, eng.lsm.lv)