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.
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.
What to see on the Ragakāpa nature trail and the Jurmala open-air museum?Read: Ko redzēt Ragakāpas dabas parkā un Jūrmalas brīvdabas muzejā?
For some, the perfect power cocktail is made of ginger and other herbs. But for others during the gloomy time of the year, walking in the seaside air and getting to know new places is what gives them energy. Ragakāpa Nature Park is one of those "quick" energy cocktails. You can get it quickly because it is located only ~20 km from Riga (depending on which place you measure from).
What to see in Salaspils? Cycling around SalaspilsRead: Ko apskatīt Salaspilī? Maršruts pa Salaspils apkārtni ar velo
On a sunny Saturday, we cycled around Salaspils by bicycle. But You can visit Salaspils attractions listed here by car as well. It all depends on personal preference.
What attractions to see not too far away from Riga? Murjāņi - Kubeseles nature trailRead: Ko apskatīt netālu no Rīgas? Murjāņi un Kubeseles dabas taka
We went for a little trip to some attractions around an hour's ride away from Riga. On our day trip, we saw an extraordinary cave, visited an old sleight track, and went for a walk on Kubesale's nature trail. And we managed to be back at dinner time...
Looking for an idea for an active date? Paddleboarding or a boat ride in Lake Kaņieris + Walk along the Kaņieris reed trail.Read: Meklē ideju aktīvam randiņam? Ar laivām vai supiem Kaņiera ezerā + Pastaiga pa Kaņiera niedrāju taku.
Ik pa brītiņam gribas izrauties no ikdienas rutīnas un izplānot kaut ko īpašu. Kvalitatīvi pavadīt laiku kopā. Kaņiera niedrāju laipu jau iepriekš bijām izstaigājuši, mums tur patika un gribējās aizbraukt vēlreiz. Tomēr likās, ka tikai ar pastaigu pa niedrāju taku nepietiks (maršruts nav pārāk garš), tāpēc radās šāds pavisam vienkāršs plāns, kuru varu rekomendēt arī…
Where to go for a walk by sea? Hike from Lilaste to Gauja's mouth into the seaRead: Kur aizbraukt pastaigāties pie jūras? Pārgājiens Lilaste – Gaujas ieteka jūrā
In my opinion, it is an excellent place to go for a walk and enjoy nature near Riga in the spring. The route offers the opportunity to walk along the beach (with the added value of the Gauja's mouth, which distinguishes it from other seaside places in Latvia by changing the coastline). And it offers a walk along forest paths of different difficulty levels.