What to see in Valmiera (and close by)? 2-day itinerary.Read: Ko apskatīt Valmierā (un tuvākajā apkārtnē)? 2.dienu ceļojums
Is it time for a summer getaway? Well then, let's find out what to see in Valmiera - a city that calls the picturesque river Gauja its main "street," is decorated with colorful Art Benches and hides a portal to the dreamland called Neonija. And since we're in this area, let's also visit Skaņaiskalns Nature Park, which is full of various attractions, from cliffs to wooden sculptures. It sounds like a perfect plan, doesn't it?
Skāņaiskalns Nature Park and Dauģēni TrailRead: Skaņākalna dabas parks un Dauģēnu dabas taka
It appears that someone has scattered nature wonders across Latvia as if sowing seeds in the field. When you are sowing - some places get a sprinkle more than others. At Skaņaiskalns, the wonders of nature have gathered in abundance—caves, cliffs, and werewolf pines—all nestled alongside the picturesque banks of a river. And then, someone else recognized the potential of this beautiful place and added a touch of artistry with wooden sculptures. The result is a captivating destination for a weekend getaway: Skaņaiskalns Nature Park. But for those seeking to get those extra steps - don't worry. At the end of the Skaņaiskalns trail, the Dauģēni Nature Trail begins.
Baldone's story trails - hiking route near RigaRead: Baldones stāstu takas – pārgājiena maršruts netālu no Rīgas
What stories does Baldones stāstu takas (Baldone's story trails) tell? They proudly tell about Baldone's famous swamps and sulfur springs. They whisper about the woods where the paintings and the observatory are hidden. And shouts from the observation tower of Riekstu Hill.
What to see in Līgatne? Cellar caves and hiking in Līgatne.Read: Ko apskatīt Līgatnē? Pagrabalas un pārgājiens Līgatnē.
What to see in Līgatne? If you have a passion for caves and rocks, Līgatne is a must-visit destination. There are numerous caves scattered throughout the area. Each one is unique in its own way. Some resemble prison cells, while others are decorated with mystical symbols. In some You may even feel like you're in a horror movie. And since many people visit Līgatni for hiking, in the end, I will share how to (not) hike in Līgatne, or in other words, a funny mishap story about what happens if you try to go without a map
What to see in Bauska? Bauska castle, motor museum, and other placesRead: Ko apskatīt Bauskā? Bauskas pils, motormuzejs un citas vietas
You may have heard there is a place in Latvia where roses never wither, and a white fairytale castle stands on the bank of the river. Perhaps you have even heard rumors that the interior of this castle has been renovated and is quite impressive. That's why the question of what exactly is in the stomach of this castle does not leave you alone. Or maybe you have already decided to explore the secrets of Bauska castle and are trying to understand what else to see in Bauska during the same trip?
Vecpilsētas māja in Jelgava (Jelgava Old town house) - a tale of 3 magic chestsRead: Jelgavas Vecpilsētas māja – pasaka par 3 burvju lādēm
Have you heard the tale about the 3 magic chests of Jelgavas Vecpilsētas māja (Jelgava Old town house)? You are the main character in this tale. For four gold coins, you get the key and task to use these magical chests to uncover the secret of the old townhouse.
Where to go in autumn / early spring? 3 beautiful places near RigaRead: Kur aizbraukt rudenī / agrā pavasarī? 3 skaistas vietas netālu no Rīgas.
Where in Latvia to go for a little trip in autumn (or early spring) when the weather is gloomy? When the days are short, it's best to look for places close to Riga. So You can explore them before the sun sets. When the world is no longer bright green, another color palette appears - first yellows and reds, then browns and grays. But they can also be beautiful.
Cīrulīši nature trail - how nature can fool those who are not looking carefullyRead: Cīrulīšu dabas taka. Kā daba apmāna tos, kuri neskatās rūpīgi
Let's go enjoy the peace on the Cīrulīši nature trail? And along the way, I'll tell You how this beautiful trail, which combines many interesting sights, can easily fool someone who isn't looking carefully enough. I almost missed three natural wonders. Therefore, it is my duty to draw Your attention to them so that You do not miss these unique attractions.
Sunrise on the paddle board in Cenas bog. A magical adventureRead: Saullēkts ar sup Cenas tīrelī. Mans gada maģiskākais piedzīvojums
It's like a dream. I usually have a lot to say, but this time it feels like I can't describe with words how beautiful Cenas bog looked in the sunrise when it was covered in thick fog. The experience is totally different from visiting the bog trail during the daytime. The vibe is magical. Peaceful. Dreamy. I can truly say that sunrise on the paddleboard in Cenas bog, together with Advaita adventures, was one of my most exciting adventures this year.
What to see in Jelgava? Wood footbridge in the meadow, a modern story about history, and moreRead: Ko apskatīt Jelgavā? Pastaigu laipa, moderns stāsts par vēsturi un citi piedzīvojumi
Let's meet in Jelgava. On a sunny weekend. We'll go to the observation deck on St. Trinity Church's tower and check out the birds' eye view of Jelgava. Then I'll tell You about flooded meadows, sculptures, and other interesting places to visit in Jelgava.