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Living the easy life in Latvia

March 15, 2019By
Living the easy life in Latvia

Today there seems to be an app for everything! There are many great apps that will help make your life easier in Latvia, here are a few of my favourite apps and websites (disclaimer – I am not receiving any kickbacks for listing these apps and there might be others that people love that I […]

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Winter wonderland or winter wasteland?

January 11, 2019By
Winter wonderland or winter wasteland?

How to survive Latvian winter With the holiday season over it is time to face reality – at least three more months of winter are still ahead of us. The days might technically be getting longer, but the gloom, the snow and ice, and the temperatures can really take a toll on you and your […]

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Savouring the season – Christmas Markets in Riga

December 5, 2018By
Savouring the season – Christmas Markets in Riga

The annual IWCR Charity Bazaar was the ideal place to pick-up gifts for everyone on your holiday gift list. But should there still be a few gifts missing and you want to stay local, there are plenty of amazing finds in Riga’s plethora of small Christmas markets! While the Egle Craft Fair is open all […]

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My favorite coffee spots in Riga

November 26, 2018By
My favorite coffee spots in Riga

Coffee! Yes … an important subject, but one we take lightly sometimes (often with milk and sugar!) Since moving to Latvia my exposure to amazing coffee has increased, and while I still have the occasional bad coffee, the quantity of quality coffee shops has significantly changed my relationship with coffee and caffeine! I was a […]

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Member Planet Introduction

October 12, 2018By
Member Planet Introduction

Dear Member, As you may know, September marked the start of the new membership year for IWCR. This year, we are delighted to bring you an exciting new online membership platform called ‘IWCR Member Planet‘! We hope this will make your life as an IWCR Member even more enjoyable and easier. We also believe it will make our Club much more efficient and […]

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Charity Collection Drive

October 12, 2018By
Charity Collection Drive

Hello Ladies, We would like to invite you to participate in our annual Charity Collection Drive on the 30th of October at the Dutch residence Balasta Dambis 52 from 09.00 – 14.30. The purpose of the drive is to collect clothes, household items, toys, and electronics for our charities. This is a great opportunity to do a spring clean (or a […]

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