On Wednesday, December 12, Arena Riga featured a concert by world-known violin player Vanessa-Mae, who presented her newest program after a two-year long break. During her concert, she performed new musical compositions compiled from her earlier launched albums.
After years of studying residents’ holiday spending habits, Swedbank's Institute of Private Finances has defined five most common types of gift givers.
This year’s proportion of residents that plan to celebrate Christmas modestly has increased somewhat compared with last year. These residents plan to spend no more than 40 LVL on their Christmas spending. While this amount was acceptable for 27% of respondents, this proportion increased to 39% this year.
The recent snowing period in Latvia covered Lubana and Alukne knee deep in snow: the layer of snow there reaches 28 and 26 cm. Riga, on the other hand, has only 19 cm of snow, Daugavpils is reported to have the least across the country – 10 cm.
With rare exceptions, everybody wants to be productive. It means advancing your career, feeling a sense of accomplishment and even opens the opportunity for guilt-free vacations and rest. There are plenty of ways to circumvent your own productivity, though. If you're bent on sabotaging your todo list, here are a few options to consider.
The scientific community has come up with an unusual way of honoring President Barack Obama after his re-election--by naming an extinct lizard after him.
The smartphone market of 2012 has seen some heated competition. The usual contenders all released solid hardware. But the dynamic between them changed, too—Windows Phone arrived as a serious third OS option, and 2012 ended with exciting new models of iPhone and Android devices. Gizmodo offers a look at the best new products people put in their pockets this year.
The current situation on Latvia’s roads is made complicated by snowfall – connection across the country is made difficult because of snow and ice, informs Latvijas Valsts ceļi.
The end of the year is the hottest time for shopping. Special offers, discounts and colourful advertisements are but a few ways merchants attract buyers’ attention not only in supermarkets, but within the digital environment as well.
Things you never hear in life: "No, I don’t want a raise," "I wish I had less vacation time" and "Job searching is fun." In fact, the latter can take a toll on your self esteem at a time when you need all the confidence you can get. If you happen to be looking for a job right now (or want to keep this in mind for the future), here are five job-related movies that will offer you up some laughs, as your hunt for the perfect career continues.