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10 Reasons to Visit Vilnius

It’s Faraway Friday, and this week I’m taking you to one of the more surprisingly pleasant destinations I’ve visited: Vilnius, Lithuania! It was our first stop on 2016’s Trip of a Lifetime, and it was an incredible way to to start our journey through the Baltics. Here are 10 reasons you should start planning your… Continue reading 10 Reasons to Visit Vilnius

baltic states · Eat Europe

What to Eat in the Baltics

Happy What I Ate Wednesday! Today we’re remembering the delightful Baltic cuisine from our recent trip to Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia. What do they eat there? Find out below! Let’s start with breakfast: Breakfast was included in each of our hotels, but the buffets in the first two hotels included such a variety of European… Continue reading What to Eat in the Baltics

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Bussing the Baltics!

Today, my friends, we’re talking about taking the bus. No, I’m not getting reminiscent of my elementary school days, I’m talking about grownup bus travel not only between cities, but between countries! On our recent trip to the Baltic States, Steve and I decided that taking the Lux Express buses between Vilnius and Riga, then… Continue reading Bussing the Baltics!

Lithuania · Uncategorized

Valiant Vilnius

Do you dream of a castle on a hillside? Elaborate buildings that are truly works of art? Old world charm? Little churches on every corner? Then you’ve been dreaming of Vilnius, Lithuania. It’s not a fairytale land, it’s real! Arriving at the Vilnius airport was easy. Since we had a layover in Frankfurt and entered… Continue reading Valiant Vilnius

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So, What are the Baltics?

It’s time for Steve and Quick Whit’s annual Trip of a Lifetime! Each year, Steve and I take 10-14 days in August to explore a new and faraway land neither of us has visited before. This year, it’s the Baltic States! Several people I’ve spoken with have been confused about the Baltics versus the Balkins,… Continue reading So, What are the Baltics?