Kuldīga

Spring Break in Latvia

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If you're looking for a unique and unforgettable Spring Break experience, Latvia might just be the perfect destination for you. With its rich history, breathtaking landscapes, and lively cities, Latvia offers a one-of-a-kind vacation that will leave you with memories to last a lifetime. One of the highlights of any trip to Latvia is exploring the western part of the country, which is known for its stunning natural scenery and outdoor activities. Whether you're interested in hiking, fishing, or…


Mansard Waterfall Rumbas Guest House in Kuldīga

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Located in Kuldīga, Rumbas has accommodations with city views, free WiFi, and free private parking. The property has river and garden views, plus is a 5-minute walk from the Art gallery of Artists Residence.  The property is located next to the Venta Rapid and the old brick bridge of Kuldīga We booked a nice 3-bedroom apartment for a 3-night stay at the end of March 2023 and paid about EUR 390. we just needed a nice place to stay while I was figuring out how to install ground screws and…


Goldigen Room Artisan Pizza In Kuldiga

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Welcome to another Kuldīga Restaurant review - today I will write about a lovely pizza place located just in heart of Kuldīga town - Goldingen Room Artisan Pizza. The family restaurant Goldingen room, located in the heart of the old town of Kuldiga – Town Hall Square, is a story about the taste and mood of Italy. The restaurant offers to discover flavors of Mediterranean cuisine, complete with topping-up local produce and matching wines from Italian, French and local producers, and other soft…


Šaha Kluba Apartmenti Kuldīga

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Šaha kluba apartmenti is a beautiful place to stay in Kuldiga and enjoy the unbeatable atmosphere of the old city and its surroundings, which is recognized as one of the Top 10 tourist attractions in Latvia.   Apartments are located in a renovated building right in the heart of the historic town center next to the city garden - a recently renovated park in old medieval castle location. We booked a one-night stay here at the end of December 2021. This place is located some 15 km from our…


Postcards from Kuldīga

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Kuldīga has been featured on the blog many times, starting old brick bridge over the Venta river, including flying fish over Venta rapid, ending some of the finest Kuldīga restaurants In today's Piece of Life series - a tranquil sunset from Kuldīga Statue of Love during sunset in Kuldīga A cool, wood carved sculpture. Compare this one with the metallic sculpture of Ali and Nino (located in Batumi, Georgia) Brick bridge in Kuldīga Brick bridge in Kuldīga over the river of Venta according…


Peony Nursery „Ziedoņi”

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Peony nursery Ziedoņi is located in the Western Latvia, district of Kuldīga in Pelči village. I had a chance to visit this garden mid June 2016, at time when flowers did bloom. I wouldn't call this a little Latvian Keukenhof, but some great impressions some could get here. In fact more than flowers I actually enjoyed a short conversation with husband of the garden owner and we were talking about grass mowing. Peony display garden In June this nursery welcomes visitors to their display…


Flying Fish over Venta Rapid in Kuldīga

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This was my second attempt to photograph flying fish over Venta rapid this year, first I did it around April 20, but didn't choose the right position and the weather was damn cold (sky were totally gray). Second time, on April 29,  it was crystal clear sky, which in result got me a little bit boring photography, but hey at least captured some of the flying fishes this time.The best place to photograph flying fish over Venta rapid, is by directly installing a tripod in front of it, Which means…


Kuldīga Food Market

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Kuldīga Food Market (Kuldīgas pārtikas tirgus, in Latvian) is located on Aizputes street 2a in Kuldīga, Latvia. Frankly speaking I have no idea why they call it a food market, as from food there are little to nothing to choose. Instead this is a great place to buy plants, seeds, wood products (spoons, decorative wood figures), honey and yes, they have a small stand selling smoked fish. Does it sounds like a food market?  Kuldīga market Flower plants for sale Honey Prices are in EUR…


Cafe 'Pagrabiņš' in Kuldīga

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If you are the lucky one and you have a chance to visit picturesque Latvian town of Kuldīga, make sure you make your dinning out at town's of of the best cafe's/ restaurant - Cafe Pagrabiņš. Or take a look of another Kuldīga restaurants here. Located in the heart of Kudlīga Old town on Baznicas street, this place offers traditional Latvian cuisine for a very reasonable prices.   Cafe Pagrabins in Kuldīga Located next to the town square in Kuldīga, where major town events are held, like…


Feast in Kuldiga

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A brilliant festival is held in town of Kuldiga (Western Latvia) each year just shortly after midsummer.  In today's Piece of Life photo project series I would love to share some images from Feast in Kuldiga (taken July, 2015) Such trade fairs are pretty popular in Latvia  - visitors can buy goods from local craftsmen, artists or small producers. Cider sold from retro car in Kuldiga Feast in Kuldiga banner Basket ware sold at fair Smoked chicken  Visitors at feast of Kuldiga on…