Baltic Europe Travel Articles

 
The New Lithuania – Lithuania
Tom Dwyer visits a recent EU addition - Lithuania.
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The All-Consuming Tourist Gaze – Tallinn, Estonia
home_july1_estonia.jpgEstonia welcomes
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Estonia Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Estonia Where is it: Estonia is located in Eastern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea and Gulf of Finland, between Latvia and Russia. Why do people go here: History, culture and natural beauty are some of Estonia’s big draws. With more than a dozen national parks, hiking trails are abundant, and those who […]
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Latvia Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Latvia Where is it: Latvia is located in Eastern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea, between Estonia and Lithuania. Why do people go here: Latvia is a country where the beautiful nature, vibrant festivals and historical castles draw flocks of tourists in the summer months, and that number is sure to increase. Churches, […]
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Lithuania Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Lithuania Where is it: L ithania is located in Eastern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea, between Latvia and Russia. Why do people go here: Lithuania has a few one-of-a-kind attractions including the site of the “Centre of Europe” and “Stalin World.” Resort hot springs in Druskininkai draw crowds and the Hill of […]
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What You Risk Reveals What You Value #9: Vilnius II – Vilnius, Lithuania
Lizza had three goals in Vilnius - get a pedicure, buy some souvenirs and, of course, see the city. She also wanted to make more of an effort to talk to the locals.
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What You Risk Reveals What You Value #7: Liepaja II – Liepaja, Latvia
Lizza helps her host with some English students and then gets a crash course on Russian history.
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What You Risk Reveals What You Value #8: Vilnius, Lithuania – Vilnius, Lithuania
Lizza felt sad leaving Lana in Liepaja, but excited to figure out how to get to Vilnius on her own.
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What You Risk Reveals What You Value #5: Riga II – Riga, Latvia
Hanging out with a local was a great way to see a side of Latvia that would have remained hidden to Lizza if she had been on her own.
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What You Risk Reveals What You Value #6: Liepaja, Latvia – Liepaja, Latvia
Lizza is encouraged by her host to stay an extra day in the Lemon Tree Town, Liepaja. It will take many phone calls and emails to rearrange her tight schedule, but she agrees.
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