Expat Guide to Living in Riga
Whether you're already living in Riga or preparing to move to Riga, our Expat Guide to Living in Latvia offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Riga. For answers to specific questions, visit our Latvia Forum to talk with expats in Riga.
More Culture Shock Reports for Riga
Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Riga handle it can be very comforting. Below are some of the responses from expats in Riga:
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Living Overseas Report
What are people's priorities in Riga - work? family? socializing? What are the best ways to meet other expats? Are people accepting of racial, cultural and religious differences? Help other expats and people moving to Riga by filling out our Living Overseas Report.
Submit a Living Overseas Report
Moving Overseas Report
What should you take with you when you move to Riga? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Riga? Help others moving to Riga by filling out our Moving Overseas Report.
Submit a Moving Overseas Report
Submit an International School Review
Reviews of Schools in Riga
Reviews and school profiles from expat parents and even a few school administrators in Riga. Great place to find insight into school facilities, teachers and curriculum. Below are some of the reviews from expats in Riga:
Dream vs. Reality Report
Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Riga. If you are already living in Riga, share how those "dreams" have been fulfilled, and how they have not by filling out our Dream vs. Reality Report.
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Overseas Retirement Report
Retiring abroad can be a great option for retirees seeking their dream lifestyle at an affordable price. Help other retirees, who are thinking about retiring in Riga by filling out our Overseas Retirement report.
Submit a Retire Abroad Report
Working Abroad Report
What's it like to find a job in Riga? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Riga? Help others following in your footsteps by filling out our Working Abroad Report.
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