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Category Archives: Lithuania

Spring Festivals in Central and Eastern Europe

Spring Festivals in Central and Eastern Europe

Spring is a big deal in Central and Eastern Europe. That’s not only because many of these countries were once pagan, but also because they have to put up with a long, dark winter. So when spring finally comes around, people are ready to celebrate. Most spring festivals in Central and Easter Europe involve burning… Continue Reading

Unique European Festivals and Feast Days

Unique European Festivals and Feast Days

Europe is a fantastic travel destination at any time of year. There’s never a reason not to go. But there are some very unique festivals and feast days that are unlike anything you’ll encounter elsewhere. So if you time your visit right, you can really experience something special, from diving for crucifixes to frantic folk… Continue Reading

Souvenir Shopping in the Baltic States

Buying in the Baltics: Where to Shop and What to Get

Even if you’re traveling on a budget, buying souvenirs is always one of the highlights of going on holiday. We always recommend buying local. Choosing products from local artisans is one sure way to keep an authentic memory of your trip. When you’re traveling in Europe you’re spoiled for choice. The Baltics especially have a fantastic… Continue Reading

A Tale of 2 Beaches: Lithuania’s Nida Beach and Palanga Beach

A Tale of 2 Beaches: Lithuania’s Nida Beach and Palanga Beach

Who doesn’t love a beach holiday? The sun in the sky, the sand on the beach, the relaxing sound of the waves, and a tasty Didžkukuliai in your hand. Wait, what? That’s a Lithuanian beach vacation for you, and it’s more fun than you probably realize. Lithuania’s Nida Beach and Palanga Beach are gorgeous spots that are… Continue Reading

Two Underappreciated Second Cities: Brno and Kaunas

Two Underappreciated Second Cities: Brno and Kaunas

There’s a lot to recommend the capitals of Central and Eastern Europe. From Prague and Vienna to Warsaw and Vilnius, these are some of the most beautiful destinations on the Continent. But the charms of a country’s capital don’t end at the city limits. Some of our favorite European travel destinations are underappreciated second cities.… Continue Reading

The Bohemian Quarters of the Baltic Capitals

The Bohemian Quarters of the Baltic Capitals

The Baltic capitals of Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius are some of our favorite destinations in Europe. Not only because they have a unique charm that’s all their own, with preserved architecture as well as vibrant cultural scenes, but also because they are less crowded than many western European capitals. One common theme to all three… Continue Reading

Why this is THE year to visit the Baltics

Why this is THE year to visit the Baltics

Tawny (pictured below) and Chris, aka Captain and Clark were two of the members of a 6 person group of travel bloggers we took on the #JayWayBaltics tour of the Baltic capitals back in May last year. As the summer is quickly approaching, many travelers are daydreaming about where to spend their future vacation days.… Continue Reading

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