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Latvia Is Europe's Greatest Secret

Posted 03.24.2014 | Travel

We're constantly looking for the next great destination... something underrated and under-the-radar, a place that will satisfy nature lovers, culture ...

Scandiweb: Latvia's Magento Magicians

Bill_Robinson | Posted 02.03.2014 | Technology
Bill_Robinson

Having studied at university and been fascinated with early programming classes, Antons Sapriko then went on to study IT at the University of Copenhagen, a top regional business school and there became mesmerized by Magento.

Riga - Through a Local's Eyes

Bart van Poll | Posted 12.11.2013 | Travel
Bart van Poll

Four Riga locals share their favorite tips and recommendations, spanning everything from markets, like Latgalīte market and Central market, to bookstores like Robert's Books.

Latvian Castle Severely Damaged In Fire

AP | Posted 06.21.2013 | World

RIGA, Latvia -- A major fire has caused extensive damage to Riga Castle, the medieval fortress that houses the National History Museum of Latvia. Vik...

Truth Wins

Edward Jacobs | Posted 07.31.2013 | World
Edward Jacobs

First and foremost, it is crucial that governments enforce a zero-tolerance policy for all anti-Semitic and other xenophobic behavior. Equally imperative is to distinguish between Nazi-era crimes and those committed by the Communist regime.

Global Yodel Follows an Adult

Global Yodel | Posted 07.15.2013 | Travel
Global Yodel

Adults thought they had the upper hand when they started spying openly on the teens around them and recording their adolescent antics using the #followateen hashtag.

Home Is Where the Local Is

Global Yodel | Posted 06.28.2013 | Travel
Global Yodel

We reached out to our contributors and asked them to share pictures of their homes. Click through the slideshow below to meet a speedo-clad man named Cloudy Cloud, see a LA pillow fight and learn what happens when a group of travelers take over a 4,000-square-foot warehouse.

8 Reasons to Explore Eastern Europe

Global Yodel | Posted 02.18.2013 | Travel
Global Yodel

It's affordable, steeped in history and, in parts, both bizarre and incredibly beautiful. Plus, in some countries, beer is cheaper than water. Yes, really, it is. But for some reason, Eastern Europe doesn't often feature on many travellers' bucket lists.

Lessons From Latvia

Olivier Blanchard | Posted 08.12.2012 | Business
Olivier Blanchard

The Latvian experience makes a strong political case for taking into account adjustment fatigue in Europe.

Social Travel Grows Up (VIDEO)

Patrick McGinnis | Posted 04.18.2012 | Travel
Patrick McGinnis

I had no connections in Riga.

Around The Wold In 80 VIP Parties

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 09.01.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

The Global Party is inspired by Around the World in 80 Days and could be more accurately described as around the world in over 80 parties in less than...

Project Love: Radically Transform Your World In 2 Minutes

Dr. Ali Binazir | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Ali Binazir

If I showed you a technique that elevates your mood, energizes you and makes you more charismatic on top of it all, would you be willing to spend 2 minutes testing it out for yourself?

Travel as Therapy, Pt 2: 10 Ways to Heal the Soul & Expand the Mind

Dr. Ali Binazir | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Ali Binazir

Your brain is supremely skilled at filtering out the familiar and telling you only about what matters - namely, change. Travel bypasses that filter and awakens your senses by confronting you with the unfamiliar.

Good riddance: Latvia casts off Britain's stags

The Independent | Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

On a hot summer's day in the Latvian capital, the only tourists sitting at the outdoor cafés in the main square of Riga's pretty Old Town are a few ...

Latvians Riot As Country Faces Financial Meltdown

Readrussia.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Watching black-helmeted military police subdue protesters in the streets of Riga this Tuesday felt shocking on two distinct levels. For one thing, the...

Global Monopoly: Which Prestigious City Got The Boardwalk Spot?

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. — Bye bye, Boardwalk. The Quebec metropolis of Montreal snagged the most expensive spot on a new global version of Monopo...