Can you drink water from tap in Riga?
It’s perfectly safe to drink tap water in Riga, however, it’s not very “tasty” in all places.
Does the Netherlands have the cleanest tap water?
Improving Water Quality in the Netherlands
Amsterdam has the highest quality of water in the country and the safest and cleanest tap water in Europe. Dutch water companies are using advanced technology to turn surface water into pure, drinkable water without chlorine or fluoride.
Should I tip in Netherlands?
That’s because in the Netherlands, there is no social or written requirement to tip a restaurant worker. However, if you received good service or thoroughly enjoyed the food, it’s customary to give a small tip — around 5-10% of the bill. If your service was just average, round up the bill or leave some change.
Is Riga safe at night?
Overall Riga is a fairly low crime city compared to other European Union capitals. In the Old Town area with its nightlife, markets and festivals can become crowded on the weekends with tourists and its popularity as a great spot for stag parties.
Is Riga expensive to visit?
You should plan to spend around €82 ($97) per day on your vacation in Riga, which is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors. Past travelers have spent, on average, €26 ($30) on meals for one day and €12 ($14) on local transportation.
Is it safe to walk in the red light district at night?
In most places, areas that sell sex/prostitution can be quite dodgy/dangerous. However, the Red Light District is in some way safe and alright. You will see many tourists, young/old couples, groups of students and even families walking around the Red Light District even late at night.
Is it safe to swim in Amsterdam?
Swimming in Amsterdam’s canals is not permitted as water quality is not clean enough and also because the canals are classified as boating ways (vaarwegen) and swimmers are not easily seen from boats. There are however, plenty of open water areas at which swimming is permitted.