Category Archives: Baltics Travel

Vilnius

This southern-most Baltic capital of Lithuania with charming cobblestone streets, numerous churches and cathedrals, and impressive Baroque architecture is also a city with some unique elements. First, there’s the Frank Zappa Memorial (although there’s no connection between him and the … Continue reading

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Kaunas

Kaunas is Lithuania’s second largest city located in the south central part of the country. It has the typical Old Town, churches, museums, and art galleries of other Baltic cities, and some additional unique museums–the Medicine and Pharmaceutical History Museum, … Continue reading

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Riga

Known as the “Paris of the North”, Latvia’s capital is perhaps best known for its Art Nouveau architecture, but it also has a large, charming Old Town area with cobblestone streets and squares hosting merchant shops and restaurants/beer gardens; several … Continue reading

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Tartu

Tartu, in the south of the country, is a Estonia’s second-largest city. Twenty percent of the residents are students, and consequently the city is filled with eclectic museums, restaurants, and statues of social significance. Photos: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/jard7jgit18vyte/mv6kejBKvs

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Tallinn

Tallinn is the capital of Estonia situated in the north of the country on the Baltic Sea. Its charming, medieval Old Town has a magical feel–especially at Christmastime, when merchants have set up stalls selling mulled wine, traditional food, and … Continue reading

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