Dirty Dancing on the Love Boat

By |June 28th, 2015|Europe, Journeys, Latvia, Sweden|

To a certain extent, the MS (Motor Ship) Isabelle looks like the Pacific Princess, the Love Boat from the TV-series: the measures are similar and both have luxurious amenities with bars, restaurants and spa. The main difference is, the Pacific Princess is cruising in high seas, while the MS Isabelle, under Latvian flag, paces obediently [...]

What happens in Riga, stays in Riga

By |June 13th, 2015|Europe, Journeys, Latvia, Tough Luck!|

As usually, this holiday brings a disaster. No, not a broken arm, no broken motorbike and no confiscated ATM card. Much worse. I 'll start from the beginning. Just "carry-on", because Air Baltic says checkin baggage costs an extra 25 euros, so does checking-in at the airport or reserving a seat on the plane. Just [...]