Tag: international Christmas journey

Kevin Rex, the Ambassador of Canada in an video interview

November 19, 2020By
Kevin Rex, the Ambassador of Canada in an video interview

Canada produces 85 percent of the world’s maple syrup. With forests brimming with majestic red, black and sugar maples. Maple syrup has long been part of Canada’s cultural fabric. The country’s indigenous peoples taught the early European settlers how to harvest sap and boil it to make maple syrup. Today, Canadian maple syrup is exported […]

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woolig – a family business from Latvia

November 18, 2020By
woolig – a family business from Latvia

wooligs‘ journey began in a diverse northern Baltic climate. A small but abundant country of Latvia where winter temperatures dip to -25 °C and rise to summer highs of +25 °C. Inherently, this led to creating an all-season slipper that can be worn to provide comfort all year round. “Nordic climate provides us with a […]

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Swiss Cheese Online Cooking Event, Dec 4th

November 18, 2020By
Swiss Cheese Online Cooking Event, Dec 4th

Dear members, we are very grateful to the Embassy of Switzerland for this unique event. You are kindly invited to sign-up for an online cooking class with the Swiss Ambassador Konstantin Obolensky and his wife Annette to make a traditional cheese recipe. When: Friday, 4 December, Time: 6pm, ca. for one hour, food will be […]

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Rich heritage inspires jewellery made in Latvia

November 12, 2020By
Rich heritage inspires jewellery made in Latvia

Baltu Rotas from Sigulda is supporting our IWCR Christmas Journey by donating an item to our Online Auction as well as a calendar discount. Baltu Rotas creates Baltic jewelry connecting us with Latvian’s historical past. From the days of the Semigallian chiefs, Nameja rings take the strength from our roots and weave the power into […]

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Sensory boards by Meistariņš – in our Online Auction

November 9, 2020By
Sensory boards by Meistariņš  – in our Online Auction

Have you as a parent noticed that there are particular trends for popular and demanded toys through the years?  Vai jūs kā vecāki esiet pamanījuši, ka gadu gaitā ir vērojamas īpašas tendences pēc populārām un pieprasītām rotaļlietām? The team behind Meistariņš, has observed a huge trend for kids activity boards or kids busy boards in […]

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Āgenskals – Guided Tour Nov 6th – “Slovakia meets Latvia”

November 7, 2020By
Āgenskals – Guided Tour Nov 6th – “Slovakia meets Latvia”

We continue our intercultural journey. Yesterday, Andrea Ziman Babcanova from Slovak Embassy in Latvia invited us on a walking tour through her favorite discrict of Rīga, Agenskalns. The weather conditions couldn’t have been any better. Artūrs Adamsons from E.A.T. Riga Tours guided us through small streets, passing the wooden buildings, telling us fun facts about […]

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