What do I need to know before retiring in Riga?
When we asked people what advice they would give someone preparing to move to Riga, they said...
"Before retiring in Riga, expats should familiarize themselves with the local language, Latvian, as it is the official language of the country. Expats should also research the cost of living in Riga, as it is generally lower than in other European cities. Additionally, expats should be aware of the local laws and regulations, as well as the healthcare system, to ensure they are compliant with all requirements. Finally, expats should research the local culture and customs to ensure they are respectful of the local people and their way of life," said a member in Riga, Latvia.
- What do I need to know before retiring in Riga?
- What do I need to know before moving to Riga?
- How do I find a place to live in Riga?
- What is a typical expat home or apartment like in Riga?
- What is the average cost of housing in Riga?
- How do I meet people in Riga?
- What should I pack when moving to Riga?
- Where should I setup a bank account in Riga?
- Will I be able to find a job in Riga?
- What is life like in Riga?
- What do people like (and dislike) about Riga?
- What type of social life can someone expect in Riga?
- What is the social scene like in Riga?
- What advice to expats in Riga have about housing?
- What are medical services in Riga like?
- Are healthcare and health insurance expensive in Riga?
- Is the cost of living in Riga high?
- What are the visa & residency requirements in Riga?
- Why do people move to Riga?
What do I need to know before retiring in Riga?If you live in Riga, newcomers to Riga would love to hear your answer to this question.