Photography

One photo can tell thousand words? I decided to express myself using both words and images I have been taking during my travels from different countries and cultures (a lot of photography from Georgia) or trying out a new recipe. Alternatively take a look at Piece of Life photo project. Visit digital photography school for different photography learning tutorials.

Aparani Church / Martkopi

Aparani Church of Saint George, Martkopi is located on Vaziani-Martkopi-Norio road, some 30 km from Tbilisi. Our must-go destination for apple twigs...

10 Years in Georgia

Ten years ago I first landed at the Tbilisi airport and for the first time took a step on Georgian land. That happened on April 1st, 2011 - I...

Vilgāle apt update: Window Casing...

Now, when the floor is poured in and hardened enough, contractors continued works. As usual, we spent these days in Jūrmala and communicated with contractors...

Vilgāle Apt Update: Windows...

At the end of February, I got a call from the windows guys, informing me that windows are fabricated (in Poland), delivered to Latvia and they are ready to...

The White Dune At Saulkrasti

The White Dune is one of the landmarks of Saulkrasti, on the Vidzeme gulf coast. The dune offers a splendid view of the sea, the mouth of the Inčupe River and...

Vilgāle Apt update: Wall...

Here comes another quick update from renovation works at our Vilgāle apartment This week contractors have plastered most of the walls, finished wiring, and...

Guest House Laidi

Guesthouse "Laidi" is located in a beautiful place in the Kuldiga region. The guest house will welcome everyone who wants to relax from the daily...

Camping Vērbeļnieki

Guesthouse and camping "Vērbeļnieki" is located on the road Klaipeda - Liepāja, 6 km from the city of Liepāja in Nīca parish (Latvia) We discovered...

Vilgāle flat Renovation - tearing...

Welcome, to yet another exciting photo series to our latest renovation project - Vilgāle flat. I bought this flat at an online auction back in September 2020...

Property prices for Real Estate in...

Tosmāre is a neighborhood of Liepāja, located between Lake Tosmare, the Karosta, and Zaļā Birze. Not as chic as the city center of Liepāja, we still find...

Cēsis Castle

Cēsis Castle is one of the most iconic and best-preserved medieval castles in Latvia. The foundations of the castle were laid 800 years ago by the ...

Piltene Lutheran Church

Piltene Lutheran church is located in Piltene, some 20km from Ventspils. The church was originally built-in 1557. The pride of the Piltene church is gilded...

Gray Dune Area in Ventspils

Gray dune area in Ventspils is a part of “Preserving, Exhibiting and Developing Tourism of Culture History and Nature Heritage of Northern Courland”...

Saint Simon's Church of...

Saint Simon's Church in Valmiera is one of the most noticeable objects in the city, located in the heart of the city on Bruņinieku iela 2. The...

Valmiera Music school

Valmiera music school is located next to the Gauja river banks on Pilskalna street 3 (Valmiera) I had a chance to explore the area at the start of...

Užava Lighthouse

Užava Lighthouse - a lighthouse located on the Latvian coast of the Baltic Sea. The lighthouse stands in an isolated location,...

Vilgāle

Vilgāle (formerly also Saldenieki) is a village in Kurmāle Parish, Kuldīga District, Latvia. Located on the shores of Lake Vilgāle. Distance to  Kuldīga...

Embūte Castle

The ruins of Embūte Castle are located in Embūte, Latvia, in Embūte Parish, Vaiņode Municipality, not far from an...

Zaķu krogs near Jūrkalne

Zaķu krogs is both a restaurant a hotel located near Jūrkalne in Latvia. We discovered this place while driving around Užava, Pāvilosta, and decided to...

Devil's Dam Embūte (Joda...

Devil's Dam of Embūte is an awesome place for hiking and trekking in the Courland region.  We first discovered this site at the end of 2020, and...

Embute Church Ruins

The Embūte church is located in the Embūte Nature park, nowadays, there are just remains left from the old day glory. It was in a hazy December 2020 afternoon...

Īvande Manor

Īvande Manor, also called Lielīvande Manor, is a manor house in Īvande parish in Kuldīga municipality in the historical region of...

Ēdole Castle

Ēdole Castle is a Gothic Revival castle situated on the banks of Ēdole Lake, Ēdole parish, in the historical region of Courland,...

Kronvalda Park in Riga

Kronvalda Park (originally Strēlnieku dārzs) is a part of the greenery of the Old Riga canal bank. The total area of the park is 11.92 ha. Kronvalda park...

Apriķi Lutheran Church

Apriķi church is located in the Apriķi village, Laža parish, Aizpute district in the Western part of Latvia (Courland). Apriķi church is considered to be the...

Enzo’s Ezo Italian Restaurant in...

Discover chef Enzo’s Italian yard  with a positive vibe and happy atmosphere in the center of Chateau Mere hotel, close to Telavi  It's said...

St Nicholas Naval Cathedral,...

The St Nicholas Naval Cathedral is a Russian Orthodox cathedral church located in Karosta in the north of Liepāja, ...

Sapara Monastery

Sapara Monastery is a Georgian Orthodox monastery located in the Akhaltsikhe District of Samtskhe-Javakheti region, ...

Ķemeri Forest House

Ķemeri Forest house is really cool outdoors tourism attraction located close to Jūrmala The park centre is located in Ķemeri, in the “Forest House” . We first...

Atskuri Fortress

Atskuri is a medieval Georgian fortress located on the right bank of the Mtkvari  River, approximately 30 kilometres from Borjomi, in...
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