10 Fun Facts about Latvia for Kids

How much do you know about Latvia, the small country by the Baltic Sea? Learn about this fascinating little country through these 10 fun facts about Latvia and explore more through the suggested activities. 1. Latvia’s flag is one of the oldest in the world Even though the state of Latvia was only founded in 1918, […]

An Unexpected Writing Gig

Just before Christmas I received an interesting offer. It was from the popular travel media startup The Culture Trip asking if I’d be interested in a writing gig. Basically, I’d need to write some fun travel and culture themed articles about Hamburg. I’m now around halftime of my contract and I certainly don’t regret saying yes to the […]

Top 5 Posts of 2016

As per tradition, a new year shall be started by a look back at the year before. In this spirit, let me present to you the best posts from Let the Journey Begin in 2016! The Best Posts of 2016 #5 Pīrāgi – A Taste of Latvian Christmas Before Christmas, I wrote about Latvian traditions and shared […]