Author Archive for Tabatha Soltay

Tabatha is a third-culture-kid and moved to Riga from Canada in the summer of 2017. She has loved every minute she has been here (including winters and trying to figure out how to speak Latvian!). She loves sharing her finds around Riga and learning from other people’s experiences.

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Meet the new Vice-President

June 25, 2019By
Meet the new Vice-President

1.    Name: Elena Tezhe 2.    Nationality / Nationalities: Russian, lives in Latvia 3.    What country did you move to Latvia from? My home country is Latvia, but during my life I lived in Russia and in The Kingdom of the Netherlands. 4.    What changed in Latvia while you were away? The streets […]

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Buying & Selling

June 13, 2019By
Buying & Selling

While most people look forward to the summer, the long days and warm weather. But summer is always bitter sweet as so many people are packing their bags for good and heading off on new adventures. I think we can all agree that packing is the worst! And what is worse than packing? Finding homes […]

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Robert’s Books

May 9, 2019By
Robert’s Books

Nothing makes me happier than browsing a great book shop and finding a page-turner, something to read on a park bench in the sunshine or while enjoying a coffee at a cute local. Moving to Riga, I found a home-away from home at Robert’s Books. Robert was Robert Cottrell, a writer for the Economist who […]

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Meet the new President

April 1, 2019By
Meet the new President

The IWCR will profile a different member every month and we are delighted to start with Liga Kukaine, our new President. Name: Liga Kukaine Nationality / Nationalities: Canadian and Latvian What country did you move to Latvia from? Canada When did you join IWCR?  Autumn 2018 What did you do in your home country? Research and […]

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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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