Liepāja

Fun day in Liepāja, Ječi and Verbelnieki

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The day started with visiting the cinema Cinamon in Liepaja, a cool movie about Minions in Latvian. After the movie went to the Fontaine place to order some pizza and then headed to Jeci to visit our new property and trim the grass, I already bought an electric lawnmower a few weeks ago in Riga. Now was a good time to excel. After a few hours of…


Property prices for Real Estate in Tosmāre, Liepāja

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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 this a very luring neighborhood and most important - undervaluedIn one of our previous articles, we shared an idea of possible investments in the Karosta / Tosmāre neighborhoods of Liepāja. See: …


Golden hour at Northern Forts / Liepāja

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Northern forts of Liepāja are really cool military history tourism site - Built by Imperial Russia at the end of the 19th century and at the beginning of 20th century to provide the protection of Liepāja’s naval base in case of enemy attack. It was at the start of November 2020, I was equiped with DJI Mavic Air 2 drone and wanted to make some…


St Nicholas Naval Cathedral, Karosta / Liepāja

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The St Nicholas Naval Cathedral is a Russian Orthodox cathedral church located in Karosta in the north of Liepāja, Latvia. I have visited this cathedral just a couple of times, but always have been impressed by the glory of the place.  It was at the start of November 2020, I got my new DJI Mavic Air 2 drone and I wanted to make some nice…


Restaurant 'Piano" in Liepāja

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The 'Piano' is a World class restaurant located in Promenade hotel in Liepāja Enjoy delicious meals and a romantic, relaxed atmosphere at "Piano" restaurant located in "Promenade Hotel".  I first discovered and tried Piano restaurant back in September 2017. Restaurant Piano in Liepāja   On the extensive restaurant menu, you will find…


Top Hotels in Liepāja, Latvia

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As a frequent guest to Liepāja, I decided to list top hotels found in the city. So far I have stayed at two great Liepāja hotels: Hotel Fontaine Royal Review In Liepāja and Europa City Amrita Hotel Review in Liepāja Disclosure: hotels listed below contain links to Booking.com, by clicking on links on this page and by making a reservation on…


Europa City Amrita Hotel Review in Liepāja

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Europa City Amrita Hotel is located in the centre of Liepāja. We booked this 4-star hotel in mid-August 2018 and stayed here for two nights in total paying EUR ~110. The 4-star hotel offers rooms with a flat-screen TV with cable channels, a minibar, and a private bathroom. Free private parking is available for hotel guests. A couple of years ago…


Peter's Market in Liepaja

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Peter's market is centrally located on Kuršu street in Liepāja, Latvia. There are more than 200 sales outlets. It's the largest market in Liepaja and second largest in Latvia (after Riga Central market).  Make sure to visit Peter's market once in Liepāja. Although not so impressive than those in Philadelphia, Barcelona or Riga, it's still quite…


Darbnīca Cafe Liepāja

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Centrally located on Lielā street in Liepāja, Darbnīca Cafe is another nice addition to my Liepāja restaurant reviews (they are few, I know). We travel to Liepāja once in a while, during our Summer's in Latvia, mostly for buying some construction materials for our home remodeling works or handling some financial tasks (banks and so on). It was…


Rally Kurzeme 2016

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Sport photography has always been interesting for me. I don't feel pro enough to call myself a sport photography guru, as I understand it involves fast zoom lens as well.  Today I was equipped with kit 18-55mm lens and 70-300mm telephoto lens - the overall result - pretty good, some photos are even made in auto mode. Rally Kurzeme 2016 We…