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  1. Detail in Vilandes streetRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 19 | TrekEarth

    The city that has the highest concentration of buildings in Art Noveau style in the world is not Paris, Brussels or Vienna, but Riga, the capital of Latvia and that is one of the reasons why it is registered as a World Heritage of UNESCO . More than 750 modernist buildings populate several parts of this Nordic city and even entire neighborhoods belong to this style, so walking through the superb Rigi urban landscape gives one sometimes the impression of having transported in time until the beginning of the 20th century.

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  2. MoreRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 9 | Art Daily

    Work included in the personal exhibition Transfiguration at the Latvian National Museum of Art in 2018. Courtesy of the artist.

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  3. Latvian Cold War Museum ClosingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2018 | Townhall

    The memory of Communism's brutality is very real in Eastern Europe. There are many powerful memorials and museums to the horrors of Communism and one of the best is in Riga, the capital city of the small but beautiful nation of Latvia.

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  4. The Shortlist: Surviving Europe's Horrendous 20th CenturyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2018 | The New York Times

    The Swedish journalist A sbrink 's "1947" is an extraordinary achievement. Careening around Europe and the Middle East as well as South Asia and the United States through a singular year, she deliberately juxtaposes the intimate and the ephemeral with immensely consequential political and diplomatic developments.

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  5. Revealed: Europe's 10 cheapest city breaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2018 | Independent.ie

    Krakow is the cheapest destination for a European short break, according to the 10th annual UK Post Office City Costs Barometer. Krakow is the cheapest destination for a European short break, according to the 10th annual UK Post Office City Costs Barometer.

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  6. These are all the countries that are expelling Russian diplomatsRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2018 | WAAY

    It's the biggest collective expulsion of alleged Russian intelligence officers in history, according to British Prime Minister Theresa May. Diplomats are being kicked out of at least 21 countries -- 16 European Union states, the United States, Canada, Ukraine, Norway and Albania -- in a coordinated effort that represents a significant diplomatic victory for the UK, which blames Russia for poisoning Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia. The UK has already expelled 23 Russian diplomats.

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  7. Best-value European breaks for Brits revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 | Daily Mail

    The world's most lust-worthy islands you can BUY: From a A 2.3m spit of sand in the Maldives to a A 1.3m outcrop in Canada, the perfect properties for wannabe Robinson Crusoes revealed World class cocktails, amazing food and a new adventure every day! Seven reasons a European cruise is the ultimate holiday Incredible photos reveal the world's tallest statue taking shape: A 226million landmark that's twice as high as Lady Liberty is set to open in October Simple treasures! The beach is beautiful, the sea is bliss and there's hotpot for breakfast.

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  8. The Weird, Wacky Wonderworld Of Communist-Era HotelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | Weekday Magazine

    In my travels around Central and Eastern Europe during the past three decades, first as a journalist and later as a travel writer, I've stayed at a lot of hotels in the region. Since the fall of communism in 1989, the number of lodging options has exploded.

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  9. These are the 10 best European city destinations for 2018 according to TripAdvisorRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | Surrey Advertiser

    Here's how to fly to the best destinations in Europe from London's airports with Ryanair, easyJet and more They have featured cities and travel spots that aren't overcrowded with tourists, won't break the bank and are perfect additions to your travel bucket list . The list includes destinations brewing with history including Gdansk and Nuremberg, as well as hot spots such as Latvia's Riga and Nerja in Spain.

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  10. Forget Iceland - these are the 10 places around the world everyone...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2018 | Silicon Alley Insider

    TripAdvisor recently released its annual list of global travel destinations on the rise , and this year's list includes gems from Croatia to Kenya. TripAdvisor based its rankings on year-to-year increases in positive reviews for attractions, restaurants, and hotels in each destination, as well as search and booking data.

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  11. Japan announces three-way pact with Baltic countries as Abe tours Eastern EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2018 | The Japan Times

    Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Saturday that Japan has entered a pact with Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania to boost economic and political ties with the three former Soviet republics. Abe and Latvian Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis said after meeting in Riga, Latvia's capital, that information technology, transportation and medicine are areas where Japan sees the most trade potential in the Baltic countries.

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  12. Riga has been named the best-value city for a Christmas market...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Forget Munich's cosy beer halls and Lille's dazzling light displays - Riga, the capital of Latvia, has been named the number one European city for a Christmas minibreak in 2017. Post Office Travel Money named Riga the best-value city break for a Christmas shopping weekend - and it's pretty festive out there, too.

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  13. Maine's Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture Receives $250,000 DonationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | Artforum Intl.

    View of the Dean's Studio on the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture's upper campus. Photo: Santiago Forero The Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in Maine has announced that it was gifted $250,000 from the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation.

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  14. 10 European destinations that are still largely undiscovered by touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    France, Spain, and Italy have long taken the limelight when it comes to popular travel destinations in Europe, but some of the continent's most rewarding and best-kept secrets are set off-the-beaten path. From the Balkans to the Baltic Sea, here are our picks for the 10 best undiscovered places in Europe.

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  15. Rezidor Hotel Group: Radisson RED to arrive in Riga, LatviaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | GlobeNewswire

    The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the most dynamic hotel groups worldwide and a member of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, is proud to announce the signing of the first Radisson RED in Riga, Latvia, in collaboration with the Astor Group. The hotel will be located on Elizabates iela, in the heart of the city.

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  16. Latvian Shipping Company has sold its office building in RigaRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2017 | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    On July 25, JSC "Latvian Shipping Company" signed an agreement on the sale of its current office building. The buyer and the next owner of the house will be the United Arab Emirates, who purchased the six-story building on Elizabetes Street 1 in Riga for the needs of the embassy.

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