Resources

Dear intrepid traveller, meet www.1188.lv, your new best friend. Latvia’s top search engine is like a genie that grants three wishes…and then 1000 more, answering any questions you might have about bus and train transport, postal services, business listings, traffic reports and taxis. You can even send an SMS to the website service to get listings sent to your phone.

The Latvian Tourism Development Agency (www.latvia.travel) and the Latvia Institute (www.li.lv) both have fantastic websites providing information targeted at foreign visitors.