Riga vs Yerevan

Arevik Hayrapetyan

Anush Hatrapetyan, 26, holds a degree in International Relations. She lives in Yerevan. She recalls the time she spent in Riga, comparing the lifestyle in the two countries. Anush took a Master’s degree course in Riga and then was experiencing problems upon return home. She says it was a real cultural shock for her.

Vehicle traffic, public transport schedule, public attitude towards women, youth and family – Anush talks about this and other issues that make Riga and Yerevan different from each other.