We’re beyond ecstatic to announce that our #LatviaRoadtrip project in partnership with The Investment and Development Agency of Latvia (LIAA) has been nominated (for a second time!) for a prestigious World Travel Award in the category “Europe’s Leading Tourism Development Project” under “Explore Latvia slowly”.

The goal of this tourism development project is to showcase other regions of Latvia beyond capital city Riga including the more remote Latgale region through road trips and sustainable travel.

After a successful first project which promoted Western Latvia (including Liepaja, Kuldiga, Alsunga), the second phase took the digital storytellers through both Northern and Eastern Latvia on two separate road trips:

The Foodie Route which focused on promoting local culinary experiences and the Riga-Gauja region as a 2017 European Region of Gastronomy.

The Culture Route which included learning traditions at rural guest houses and farm houses in Eastern Latvia (Latgale region) as well as exploring surrounding areas.

Please Vote for Us!

We’re incredibly honored by this prestigious recognition and we would love your votes.

Please cast your vote for “Explore Latvia slowly“.


Special thanks

Thank you to LIAA and Magnetic Latvia for being fantastic partners in this project to promote Latvia in a way that’s organic and sustainable through road trips around various regions; highlighting the unique qualities of each region to help develop its tourism. And special thanks to all our Nordic storytellers who brought the stories of these regions to life through vibrant words, photography, and video.

You can watch our heartwarming visual story “Latvia: Journey of Flavours” below which was created by Storytravelers – a group of professional visual artists.