Skip to main content



LIFE IN BULK. Almost 10 great places boosting the zero waste scene in Riga.

Latvians are famous with their "collecting bag for other bags"; or a shelf full with empty jars "that might be useful someday"; or onion peels many collect to colour eggs on Easter along with all the old nylon stockings used to store garlic, onions, or hazelnuts, and hung somewhere on display. Is the contemporary zero waste movement a serious business in Riga or is it just a post-soviet kitsch?

Latest posts

CAPITAL CHRONICLE Pt. 6. Daugavgrīvas fortress and Komēta festival.

UNDER THE CANOPY. In the news then and now. Pt.4 - Trees in Riga.

SANITY AND SANITIZATION. 5 tragic years of construction in Riga.

A STROLL IN THE MIDDLE OF BIRTH AND DEATH. 40 years to the famous walks to Bolderāja.

CAPITAL CHRONICLE Pt. 5. Best waterbeyonds in Riga to run away from everybody.

CAPITAL CHRONICLE Pt.4. The curious case of the Great Cemetery in Riga.

POST-PANDEMIC CULTURAL PLANNING. New digital tools for planning culturally after the era of #stayathome.

FINDING NIKOLAJS HERCBERGS. The hunt for the most enigmatic urban photographer in Riga.

WINDOWS IN RIGA, 2020. A useful shortlist of TOP 6 street level exhibitions.

THE GREAT LATVIAN STORY. In the news then and now. Pt.3 - Ķemeri Sanatorium.

RIGA METRO ATLAS. A virtual tour along the never built subway.