The closest I came to being involved in a fight was stumbling home drunk one night at about 5 am. He explained that he didn’t want to fight me, he just wanted to know if I wanted to come fight with him and his friends because they were on their way out to find a fight. Let’s talk about the other big drawback, ripoff bars.A Latvian guy approached me and asked me if I wanted to fight. Latvia has a number of “black listed” bars whose sole purpose is to ripoff foreigners by charging exorbitant prices for drinks. I’m sad to say that Charlie and I got taken for a round in one of the beers. This story does have a happy ending though, unlike many other Eastern European countries the police in Riga are apparently not corrupt (or at least not so corrupt).
How about dating a woman who has a great sense of humour, dresses elegantly and is blessed with natural beauty? The northernmost of the three Baltic States, Latvia is a modern country, open and welcoming to people from other nations and cultures.
Then maybe you should start to think about the ladies from Latvia.
We even saw our local favorite bartender beat the shit out of a customer with a baseball bat.
Not to worry though if you’re not an asshole and you stay alert you should be able to avoid getting involved in the fight.
Although the country shares a border with Russia, there is a wide difference between the stereotypes of Latvian and Russian girls and women.
Should you wish to find women from Russia, you can read about the best methods for dating them in another article.
It’s an extremely common sight to see alternating tables of Latvian Latvians and Russian Latvians throughout the entire bar.
You can spot them really easily by looking at how the girls are dressed or simply listening to whether they’re speaking Latvian or Russian.
However, women from both countries like to date via Mail order Bridal services, and it is easy to arrange romantic tours to these areas.
In order to capture the heart of your gorgeous goddess, it’s a good idea to remember that quality is always much more important than quantity.
Riga, Latvia is definitely one of my top five favorite single dude travel destinations.