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Three weeks in the Baltics – An itinerary for independent travellers

Three weeks in the Baltics – An itinerary for independent travellers

If you’ve got three weeks to spare and wonder whether you should use them to visit the Baltic states of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, this article is for you. The Baltics had been on our travel bucket list for aeons, and we finally managed to visit all three of them...

12 Things you should know before you visit the Baltics

12 Things you should know before you visit the Baltics

Our bus suddenly grinds to a halt. Somewhere in the middle of the Lithuanian countryside, a handful of people are eagerly waiting to get on. Among them, was a guy in his 40s. Faintly resembling Jason Donovan in Neighbours days, though with a moustache, he wears...

80 inspiring travel movies that bring the world to you

80 inspiring travel movies that bring the world to you

What do you do if you’ve got itchy feet but have to stay put? You travel virtually. If you are looking for ways to appease your wanderlust without leaving your home or seeking travel inspiration for your next trip, read on. Our journey around the world in 80 travel...

Discover the Baltics: One week in Latvia

Discover the Baltics: One week in Latvia

Are you planning to visit Latvia and wonder what there is to see and do (in a week)? Whether you can only spare a week to visit Latvia, or you have three weeks to explore Lithuania and Estonia as well, we’ve got THE itinerary for you – showing you a bit of everything:...

How much does it cost to explore Latvia?

How much does it cost to explore Latvia?

Latvia is situated in North-Eastern Europe, between Lithuania and Estonia. With good (and reasonably cheap) flight connections to other European countries, visitor numbers to Latvia, and in particular its capital Riga, are on the rise. If you are planning to visit...

Traditional food and drinks you must try when visiting the Baltics

Traditional food and drinks you must try when visiting the Baltics

One of our favourite things to do when we visit a country (any country really) is to taste traditional local foods and drinks. We would even argue that you can’t fully appreciate a country without trying at least one traditional dish and sipping on one typical local...