Latvia is becoming a more and more beloved tourism destination for those who are looking for clean nature (eco-tourism), fresh air, delicious food and those who want to improve their health whether in several SPA and relaxation centers or having more serious medical procedures like weight-loss surgery, orthopedics, eye or dental treatment.
Latvia is also preparing to many significant events in close future -
- Riga (in cooperation with Sigulda) – European Capital of Culture 2014
- Latvia – EU presiding country – the first half of 2015
- Sigulda – host of the Words Cup in Luge 2015
Recently Latvia has earned a big British media attention.
Lonely Planets Best in Travel 2014 Top cities – Riga – the 4th
Latvia – the most beautiful country in the world by Dailymail.co.uk
Autmn travel destination nr.1 – Latvia, Sigulda – by The Guardian
Welcome to Latvia!
With a new year start, we wish to inform our customers that the number of direct flights from the UK to Riga in 2011 has increased. In addition to the existing flights with Air Baltic and Ryanair, the airline Wizz Air launched flights from London Luton airport. Also Ryanair has increased the amount of destinations in UK. Continue reading
Nordmed Tour’s main collaboration partner for medical services is Riga Regional Hospital (Sigulda hospital). The Hospital is located in Sigulda, only 50 km from Riga, making it a favorite destination for recreation among both – locals and foreigners. Continue reading
BMI (Body Mass Index) is a measurement of body fat based on height and weight that applies to both men and women between the ages of 18 and 65 years.The WHO regard a BMI of less than 18.5 as underweight and may indicate malnutrition or other health problems, while a BMI greater than 25 is considered overweight, and above 30 is considered obese. Continue reading
The Council of the European Union has formally approved the European Parliament’s amendments on a draft directive aimed at facilitating access to safe and high-quality cross-border healthcare and promoting cooperation on healthcare between member states. Read more on International Medical Travel Journal
Even though The Clinic and Doctors at Riga Regional hospital have Insurance policies for unexpected and unforeseeable cases in medical treatment, we highly recommend having additional private insurance for medical travel. Continue reading
Latvia, the pearl of the Baltic States, is one of the European Union member states and is situated in the North of Europe – on the shores of the Baltic Sea. Since ancient times Latvia has been at the cross-roads between East and West, North and South. Continue reading