The Bradt guide includes city walking tours, undoubtedly the best way to discover Rigaï¿½ï¿½s fine collection of Art Nouveau buildings and its picturesque canal. The author also puts Riga in context with background chapters to help visitors understand its history and culture, and provides in-depth information on Riga's art galleries, museums and parks.
Stephen Baister and Chris Patrick are authors of Latvia: The Bradt Travel Guide and co-authors of Baltic Capitals. Stephen Baister is a judge and has a background in legal representation of clients with interests in eastern Europe. Chris Patrick works in international research and consultancy; she has assisted a number of organisations from eastern Europe.