Smart-phones have become an important part of our lives. We can do nearly everything with smart-phones – even book an airline ticket. In addition, smart-phones have a myriad of different applications. Camera function is also highly valued – it helps create memories. This is why a smart-phone is your best friend during travel.
Advice to keep in mind when selecting a smart-phone for travel is provided by Latvia Tours.
Memory volume is an important factor. Nothing can ruin one’s excitement during an excursion than a pop-up notification ‘Memory full’ and the realization that in order to create more memories, one has to delete previous memories. It is worth getting a phone with a big enough memory capacity and microSD compatibility to help further increase the memory capacity.
For many people a perfect trip is associated with leisure on the beach near the sea. Children love to play in swimming pools and teenagers love making beach selfies. This is why it is worth picking a phone that is fitted with a water-proof and dust-proof case.
Always charged phone
When travelling, people are not always certain about the places they will visit next. Sometimes there are no free spots at the airport to recharge your phone. This is why it is important that a phone has a wireless recharge function.
Quick focus function for a better picture
Modern technologies have reached the point when professional equipment is no longer necessary to make perfect travel photos. When choosing the right phone to take on your travels, you ought to keep in mind that perfect weather is fairly rare. So it is best to choose a phone that has a quick focus function and increased light sensitivity. This will help take better quality photos even under poor lighting.
Often as part of travel people attend different cultural events and festival. Active entertainment also includes a lot of movement. Smart-phones that have the function to capture movement well can help create clear memories ranging from ballet performances to the carnival in Brazil. A properly chosen smart-phone and travel apps can also help increase space in luggage – there will be no need to carry a photo camera, maps or dictionaries.
The beginning of the week for Latvia will pass with varied weather. On Monday, 5 December, west and south-west winds will carry warmer masses of air to Latvia. Because of that, maximum air temperature will reach +2° C… +7° C. Snow and wet snow will be gradually replaced with rain.
Lithuania is set to step up defence ties with the United States by signing the first bilateral cooperation agreement.
Latvia had the slowest growth of GDP among Baltic States in Q3 2016, according to the latest data from the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia. Nevertheless, this does not seem to prevent Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis from hoping for GDP growth of 4-5% a year in the future.
On Friday, 2 December, Baltics’ largest construction, repair and household goods store network Kesko Senukai opened its first new concept shopping centre K Senukai in Riga, Lucavsalas Street. This venture cost the company EUR 3.3 million.
The money of Latvia’s budget for next year allocated not with the intention to solve problems in priority industries but rather to satisfy desires of certain politicians and their lobby groups has reached an astonishing new peak – EUR 27.9 million, according to estimates, as reported by Ir.
Latvian national airBaltic airline intends to gradually update its fleet with Bombardier CS300 aircraft. The airline plans to sell its owned Boeing 737, says Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic.
47% of Latvian vote-ready citizens plan to take part in next year’s municipal elections, according to results of a survey carried out by SKDS following a request from the Central Election Commission in November.
Baltic Association – Transport and Logistics is satisfied that real and constructive work has commenced in cooperation with LDz Logistics and Transport and Communications Institute on Latvia’s transport and logistics, including the development of a strategy for the transit industry.
The statisticians claim that, every day, 120 Lithuanians hop onto Scandinavia and Western Europe-bound planes in search of a better life. This month, Lithuania is likely to reach an ominous and heart-wrenching milestone with the country‘s émigré number expected to go over one million. To calm down the naysayers, the estimate is unofficial.
The first days of December will go by under influence from a cyclone. Because of that, many regions of the country are expected to experience snowfall. Rain is only expected along the coast. Ice is expected to form as a result and visibility will likely reduce because of snowfall.
France’s President François Hollande has unexpectedly announced that he would not run for re-election to the post.
The cabinet of ministers of Estonia ordered on December 1 to hold snap military drills to test the ability of reserve troops to reach combat readiness in 24 hours.
Compared to Q3 2015, the volume of freights carried by land and pipeline transport has decreased by 1.8 million tonnes or 5.5 % in Q3 2016. The most notable drop in the volume of freights carried was recorded in rail transport – of 2.3 million tonnes or 18.9 %.
In the next year’s budget, members of the European Parliament have secured larger support to unemployed youngsters and Erasmus+, as well as initiatives for support of small and medium-sized businesses, transport infrastructure projects and research. Commitment appropriations for 2017 total EUR 157.8578 billion, and payment appropriations EUR 134.49 billion.
President of Latvia Raimonds Vejonis has decided to propose National Armed Forces Joint Staff Chief Leonids Kalnins for the post of commander of Latvia’s National Armed Forces. Kalnins was previously proposed by Defence Minister Raimonds Bergmanis, according to information from LETA.
European Union’s police body Europol has engaged in the often commercial pre-festive period by releasing Christmas advent calendar that will reveal one of bloc’s most wanted criminals every day up until Christmas.
In medical terms, Latvia’s real estate market is currently sick. It will only recover once all transactions are carried out using actual market price and those whose expectations are overestimated – drop out, said real estate specialist, member of Latvian Real Estate Association and board member of Real State Jurmala Igors Danilevics.
«Looking at national economy’s growth dynamics in 2016, we have noticed drastically different ratings. On the one hand, there are positive statistics that prove Latvia’s economic growth continues. It is not as fast as it was expected in 2015. It is expected that growth will continue in the future. A few days ago opinions of multiple banking experts appeared in the public space, saying that wage growth in Latvia will speed up next year. I would associate that with the government’s decisions and the Saeima’s approved budget for 2017,» – said Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis.
The coalition partners of Estonia’s Centre Party, which is headed by the Estonian Prime Minister, have this week distanced themselves from charges brought against the ruling party for allegedly receiving illegal political donations.
The Prime Minister of Finland Juha Sipilä has denied allegations that he has attempted to affect, how press covers allegations against him and his relatives.
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Linda @ 2016-11-29 21:17:31
Linda @ 2016-11-29 21:13:55
Ilmars @ 2016-11-29 09:42:07
It looks like the Russian propaganda troll unit is starting up again. Thr reason for the deployment of Nato forces in the Baltic states is a direct result of the Russian invasion of Crimea, and its subsequent military intervention in the Ukraine. If Russia doesnt want Nato forces on its doorstep then the solution is simple - dont go around invading peaceful nearby countries.
Taavi @ 2016-11-28 22:20:47
Richard Mayson @ 2016-11-28 22:03:45
This Minister doesn't demonstrate a realistic grasp of international affairs and especially how the Baltic states are being callously used by the USA and its European instrument, NATO, to unnecessarily raise tension levels by the installation of NATO troops in Latvia, and missiles in adjacent states and perhaps even the Baltic states in the near future. To expect that Russia will not see this upping of military pressure right on Russia's borders as extreme and dangerous to its own security, when the USA almost started a third world nuclear war in the sixties over similar things happening by Russia in Cuba, show political and diplomatic immaturity by the Baltic's, with potentially disastrous consequences.