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Peter Ripa

Jewelry Designer

Designer Peter Ripa believes this world is a materialistic place in a sense that one can materialize any idea into a piece of art. He studied at the Applied Arts College of Riga, continued in the industrial design department in HFBK Hamburg. Peter gained work experience at Hilde Leiss Gallery in Hamburg (Germany’s leading jewelry designer) and the Barbara Heinrich Studio in USA. In 1997, he returned to Latvia and spent 10 years in advertising before returning to jewelry design.

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Ikars Kublins


I’m an urban and rural landscape photographer from Riga, Latvia. Photographing has become like addiction to me. When the weather is nice, I take my camera and bicycle and go out to do some picture hunting.

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Mārtiņš Rītiņš

Chef and TV host

For more than 20 years Mr. Mārtiņš Rītiņš has been a star in the Latvian culinary sky. British-born Latvian, grew up in the industrial town of Corby, before moving to London to become a chef.

After returning to Latvia he has completely changed the soviet eras food industry to a highly acclaimed gourmet city. He runs the most famous fine dining establishment, Vincents.

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Delia Gavrilescu

Travel Writer

I am passionate about everything travel, and I write on hospitality topics, travel resources, announcements, awards and much more for Argophilia Travel News. I am happy to share my travel experiences and favorites with you on Stay.com.

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Alda Lezdina

Bartender and Student

Alda is currently studying Tourism and Hospitality Management and has been working in the nightlife industry for the past 5 years. When not working or studying, she can be found at one of the bars or clubs with her friends.

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Cristina Drafta


I am an addicted photographer, and a traveler passionate about the world. I write for Argophilia and other travel sites, and I like to use Stay.com to plan my trips. Hopefully, you can use my guides to plan yours too.

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Agnese Kleina

Visual Journalist

Agnese Kleina is a visual journalist, the publisher and editor in chief of bilingual (English and Latvian) bookazine Benji Knewman: http://benjiknewman.com/.

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Andrejs Strokins


Andrejs is an award-winning freelance photographer from Riga.

He finished his Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts, with a specialization in Graphic Printmaking, in 2010. In 2013, he finished his education at the International School Of Photography. Today, he specializes in event photography and portraits.

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Artist & Tour Guide

Here I am – 2 in 1 – young artist and a tour guide. My name is Zane.

Arts, music, theater – these are the things that I’ve been doing since I remember. Besides studies at the Art Academy of Latvia, textile art department, I also discovered also tourism. Now I find it interesting how one is enriching the other!

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Annija Sauka

Art Expert

I’m an art expert, working for the Latvian National Museum of Art.

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Ingmārs Ladigs


Ingmārs Ladigs is an award-winning chef from Riga, Latvia. Today, he runs the kitchen at Ostas Skati restaurant in the heart of the city.

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Free Wifi Guides

Helping you get connected!

Check your email, upload those photos, get your Facebook fix, and – of course – sync your guides!

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Tru Fix Kru

Bikes, Coffee and More

Tru Fix Kru was born out of our passion for cycling and fixies, combined with our love for great coffee, art and funky clothing. Our team consists of a photographer, a Minidrome champ and a barista, and together we are Tru Fix Kru.

Today, we are the place to be for cycling gear, awesome coffee, and the funkiest fashion.

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Outdoor Experts

Lūzumpunkts is a team of outdoor experts based in Riga, Latvia. They specialize in adventure travel, team building and photo competitions.

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Paul Lawrence

Personal Trainer

Paul is a highly qualified international Personal Trainer. He loves to travel and his work has taken him all over the world. His clients have ranged from those with limited health and fitness to competitive athletes. His clients have been aged anywhere between 15 to 81 years of age. In London, as well as Personal Training, he owned a highly successful health and fitness club, which won a Club of the Year award.

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Laura Valuta

Stylist & Makeup Artist

My Name is Laura Valuta - I am a makeup artist and stylist based in Riga, Latvia. I’ve been working in this industry for 5 years. I’ve worked for events, adverts and movies, as well as with local celebrities and individual clients. I have a passion for fashion and everything beautiful.

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