Moving here means learning to adjust your budget according to local standards, budgeting for things like moving from one place to another, groceries bills and steep prices.
Summer is easily the most popular time to visit and explore the country. The weather is the mildest during the summer months and it's a good time to be outdoors and experience the area's nature. You're in a college town, head to the neighborhood around the university to grab a bite to eat. The prices are cheaper than other neighborhoods and the meals are very filling. It's a great option for those who are traveling on a budget. Many of the restaurants are casual in nature and sell everything from sweets to pancakes and full fledge meals. You often pay by the weight so you can get as much or as little as you like.
Around 30% of the average monthly wage is spent on rent and utility payments. Average consumer prices in Latvia do not differ significantly from average prices in other European countries.