Other Useful Resources

A list of fellow websites and online resources that you may find useful when planning your move or adapting to life in Riga.

  • Expats in Latvia – the Facebook group
    An interactive forum for getting your practical questions answered and learning from fellow expats’ experiences. It’s a friendly bunch!
  • AirBnb
    Choose from loads of temporary homes in Riga. Get 30 EUR off your first booking through my referral link and help sustain the costs of running the blog!
  • YourMove.lv
    A job search website with practical info about salary levels in Latvia and a blog with relevant news.
  • Capitalriga.eu
    Notes and opinions on cultural, architectural and historical happenings and developments in Riga and the North.
  • Latviaweekly.com
    English language summary and analysis of news and events in Latvia.
  • Get Your Guide
    Tours and activities to help you discover Riga. Every booking made via this link sends a little money my way to help run the blog.
  • Discover Car Hire
    Car rental service if you don’t have your own set of wheels in Riga. Every car you rent through the link above sends a little cash my way to help cover the costs of running the blog.
  • Latvia.eu
    General information about Latvia, its history, society, government and much more.
  • Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs (PMLP)
    Badly translated information on how to register as living in Latvia.
  • Spotted by locals
    Riga tips by local residents. Where to eat, party, shop etc.

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Please Note:

We’re not qualified to give financial or legal advice nor can we provide information on, or recommend firms for complex processes like business registration, banking or tax.

Please also do not email us about rental apartments in Riga. We cannot take the place of an estate agent, nor can we tell you what every part of the city is like to live in. There are some things you just have to try for yourself and find out.