Riga’s KGB Corner House – A bitter reminder of the Year(s) of Terror

I had so many beautiful memories in Riga, the capital of the Baltic state of Latvia. There is no doubt that one of the main highlights of the 4-day escapade was the visit to the KGB Headquarter, aka the Corner House, located in Brīvības iela 61, about a kilometer away from the Old Town. Riga was … More Riga’s KGB Corner House – A bitter reminder of the Year(s) of Terror

RIGA: An architectural haven in the heart of the Baltics

Riga, the capital city of Latvia, is home to remarkable architecture. Its historical center with a high concentration of Art Nouveau architecture was recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1997. Founded in 1201, the port town served as a major center of the Hanseatic League, an economic confederation of northern European countries. I … More RIGA: An architectural haven in the heart of the Baltics