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How do you celebrate summer solstice?

22.06.2020
Dear friends, it’s Midsummer, which means everyone in Latvia is in a holiday mood and celebrating summer solstice on June 23rd and 24th – “Jāņi day” and “Līgo day”! In Latvia it’s the most magical festival time, when everyone sings, dances, makes bonfires and is merry until sunrise. So how do you celebrate “Jāņi” exactly?   First of all, with family and friends somewhere in the nature. You make bouquets and wreaths out of herbs, oak leaves and summer flowers. You can feel the spirit of...
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Study Russian and enjoy your Summer

04.02.2020
Dear future students! Winter is a good time to start thinking about studying Russian in Summer! Riga is the perfect place to learn Russian during Summer! Here you may easily combine your Russian language lessons with fun and relax in the amazing Latvian nature! Enjoy your summer while studying Russian: see the top 3 unique places to visit in your free time! 1) Jurmala is an amazing seaside resort town just 30 minutes away from Riga by train. With its 30 km of beaches, Jurmala has everything you need for a supreme moment of relaxation: from beautiful white-sand beaches to pine woods to cool off. Furthermore, there are elegant wooden...
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Tour of the Central Market

04.06.2019
Let's Go to the Central Market! After a day at RLA Durbe in the capital of Latvia - Riga, students (and interns) can relax by going on a tour of the Riga Central Market. Our tour guide Natasha was a sweet lady, she told us all about the history of the market and the importance of the Daugava River. She told us how barges would transport fresh produce from the provinces of Latvia to Riga and dock workers would laboriously...
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Your Best Weekend at Lielborne Manor!

26.02.2019
Do you love the weekends as much as we do? Join us on an escape from Riga and surround yourself with nature in total peace and tranquility. Why not book a unique program that allows you to explore 2 cities – Kraslava and Daugavpils! You can spend your weekend at the historical Lielborne Manor and enjoy a well-deserved relaxing weekend from Friday to Sunday. Practice your Russian in an informal environment while enjoying a multitude of amazing free time activities....
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Plan Your Best Summer in Latvia

24.01.2019
  Taking a summer Russian language course in Latvia is not only a story about Russian grammar or pronunciation. It is a story of a monolith of joyful emotions, about the sweet aroma of strawberries in the crisp May wind or the salty waves of the Baltic Sea crashing on the coast. Your summer in Latvia is a collection of heartfelt moments spent with friends from all over the world. Expect breathtaking trips to the most beautiful places in Latvia...
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Funny Feedbacks About Russian Studies

20.12.2018
As traditions go, we here at RLA Durbe put together funny comments from students’ feedback that we’ve received throughout this year. We divided those into 2 parts: “Original out-of-the-blue answers” and replies to the question “What didn’t you like?”. Now, this should be interesting to read more about – take a look! Paul, USA: I didn’t like that the course had to end! (ed: and that’s after 24 weeks of studies!) Lenka, Czech Republic: What didn’t I like? – Tests...
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