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Meet a Member: Sophie & Member Planet

August 27, 2019By
Meet a Member: Sophie & Member Planet

1. Name: Sophie Griffiths 2.    Nationality: British 3.    What country did you move to Latvia from? My family and I moved to Latvia from England three years ago, but we were travelling between England and Latvia for a few years before that as my husband was working in Riga from April to October as […]

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Meet a Member: Ilga Biskaps

August 12, 2019By
Meet a Member: Ilga Biskaps

Name: Ilga Biskaps Nationality / Nationalities:  Australian Latvian. My parents fled Latvia in 1944, and arrived in Australia in 1949. I was born in Australia. What country did you move to Latvia from? Sydney, Australia Why did you move to Latvia? To experience my parents’ homeland for longer than 3 weeks in summer. To see seasons […]

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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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Embracing Latvian Culture

June 5, 2019By
Embracing Latvian Culture

What activity has a rich history here in Latvia and has helped pass stories from one generation to the next? A tradition that:– Every culture has used and developed, independently from others;– Is depicted in 9000-year-old cave paintings found in India and Egyptian tomb paintings from 3300BC;– You can use to enter the state of […]

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Meet a Member: Chantal Hatton

May 20, 2019By
Meet a Member: Chantal Hatton

As people prepare to leave Riga for new adventures, we decided to catch-up with a departing member to ask her about her experiences in Riga! Name: Chantal Hatton Nationality: Canadian How long have you been in Latvia?  10 months in May and unfortunately, I will be leaving this summer and returning to Canada. What did […]

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