Day Trip to Jurmala, Your Perfect Seaside Escape From Riga

Located about 30 minutes from Riga by train, you’ll find the resort seaside town, Jurmala. To get here get off the train at the Majori stop. It’s a beautiful journey to this cute little town and an easy nice day trip to Jurmala from Riga. FYI make sure you are ready to get off before it

11 Adventurous Thrills in Sigulda Latvia

Sigulda is about 1 hour 20 minutes from Riga by train and I'll share with you what to do in Sigulda Latvia! There's a lot! The train there is around $4. I think if you’re in Riga it’s worth going even if just for the day. They have what is called the “Golden Autumn” so it

Gallery Park Hotel And Spa Review Riga

While in Riga I arranged to stay at Gallery Park Hotel & Spa. It is a UNESCO building and was once in old mansion. When searching you’ll see that there is a popular Radisson Blu here, but I really wanted to stay somewhere with charm and something unique so I can really feel like I

My Little Guide to Riga

I bet you have seen photos of Riga’s Old Town on Pinterest. I had, and that’s why I wanted to go, explore, and now share with you my little guide to Riga. It was on the bucket list! Riga is the capital of Latvia. Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia make up the 3 Baltic countries. My

Luxury Guide to Riga

Welcome to Backpacker's Boutique. Every Sunday, this spot will feature a new travel blogger. Some weeks it will be a really fun interview about packing, fashion, and fitness so you can snoop inside their bags & lives a little bit and other weeks it'll be a detailed luxury guide to a city the featured blogger/expat knows very well. E-mail me if