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Latvia’s tourism slogan is “best enjoyed slowly,” and we’ll vouch for that. Though it’s a popular budget air destination for boozy weekend trips, Latvia’s quiet cobblestone villages and cyclist-friendly countryside are worth a longer visit.

Climb the spire of Riga’s red brick cathedral or check out the murals on the wall built in 1991 to keep the Soviet army out of Latvian parliament. Pack a hiker’s picnic of dense bread, caraway cheese, and dark local beer, and pick some forest berries on the way.

We can steer you away from the stag-night crowd for tips on hiking, political graffiti and a hostel with a 24-hour bar.


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