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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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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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Close to Latvian culture & traditions in the Central Market

April 24, 2019By
Close to Latvian culture & traditions in the Central Market

Fruits, vegetables, meat, fish, flowers, knitted items, milk, cheese, bread and many more farmed goods and household items. You can get everything in Europe’s largest market. And guess where it is located? Correct, right here in Riga, Latvia at Rīgas Centrāltirgus. IWCR Social Tour in April to Riga’s Central market On April 10 members of […]

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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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Election 2019

March 29, 2019By
Election 2019

Welcome the new Executive Board of The International Women’s Club of Riga. On 12 March, we successfully held our Annual General Meeting (AGM).We elected our newly Executive Board for the upcoming period 2019/2020. We are right now in the transition phase to hand over from the Executive Board 2018/2019 to the newly elected Executive Board for […]

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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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