Lithuania Travel Guides for Backpackers

Curonian Spit National Park

It was a rainy evening in October when our plane proceeded to land at the airport of Kaliningrad, Hrabrovo. The sky was filled with gray clouds, the strong gusty wind shook a wing of our airplane and the pilot announced that due to the gale a landing would be hard. […]
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Explore Iceland: Best Locations in the South!

Last summer I was given a golden ticket – a trip to Iceland. I have never imagined to find myself in such a country, I have never planned or dreamed of it, simply because I knew that a further trip from my home country Lithuania can get quite expensive. I […]
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Malaysia's Street Art in George Town Penang

It is hard to describe the vibe of Penang. It is what I imagine a mashup between Asia, Cuba, and Australia to be like. Colonial buildings stand tall along cobblestone streets while wooden shacks on stilts are scattered amongst thick, lush jungle. The beachy areas of the north like Batu […]
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Top 4 places you must visit in Warsaw

Are you looking for a great destination to get away from your daily life? Do you want to see as much as you can in a short period of time? If your answer is yes, Poland is a great country with its capital to make it happen. Warsaw is a […]
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Vilnius: from another point. Gorgeous & unique

Welcome to Pavilniai Regional Park! Vilnius is my hometown and I’ m in love with this city. There are a lot of places that you can visit in Vilnius. This city is rich with culture and history and of course – nature.  So, if city sounds are making you feel […]
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7 places in Lithuania for the traveler who has seen it all

Paris, London, Tokyo, New York, you name it. The destinations everybody talks about and puts on t-shirts; the modern wonders, swarming with tourists and scammers. Everything is already seen, written about and became cliché. Finding something fresh and unseen can become a rather tricky task for the traveler who has […]
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Welcome to Riga 101: tips from a local

Riga is probably not your first destination choice on a trip through Europe, but if it has landed in your travel route, congratulations – you’ve chosen wisely! Riga is often called the “hidden gem” of the Baltics, or Europe, even. Paradoxically, a part of what makes it a gem is […]
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Trakai, Lithuania – a destination for every season

Lithuania is perhaps not the first name that comes to mind when deciding where to spend your holidays. Even though Lithuania is not on many people’s tourist radar, it should be. It has a lot to offer for tourists interested in both medieval history and the post–World War II era. […]
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Unique Republic Of Užupis: On The Top Of Your Bucket List

Everyone has the right to make mistakes. Everyone has the right to be unique. Everyone has the right to love.  When you look at this words, it seems like you are looking at the creative quotes, unique code, rules… or amazing Constitution that makes you smile and feel the free […]
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5 Alternative Places to Visit in Kaunas

Lithuania is famous for its historical heritage. Fascinating castles, churches and old towns attract a lot of tourists. But what is not so talked about is the artistical side of this country. Every city and town in Lithuania have a cultural center, many of them at least one gallery or […]
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Russian Golden Ring. Suzdal.

Visiting Russian tourists are usually limited to Moscow and St. Petersburg. But I want to tell you about the Golden Ring – a necklace of ancient Russian cities around Moscow. And I want to start with the city of Suzdal – the most interesting in my opinion the city in […]
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Welcome To Lithuania: The Land of The Beautiful Ladies

Just as the lyrics of a song from a famous Lithuanian band Inculto say: welcome to Lithuania, the land of the beautiful ladies. Indeed, it‘s quite commonly known that Lithuanian women are pretty gorgeous and being a 100% Lithuanian I am flattered to hear that. However, beautiful women are not […]
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GEORGIA: DID YOU KNOW THE FIFTH SEASON EXISTS

I was happy to be born in country, which has four seasons. Change of autumn, winter, spring and summer is one of biggest joys in Lithuania for me. Of course, I could never imagine that fifth season exists. Until this summer. Now I know what means to spend your days […]
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Hollow roads and ancient temples – visiting Armenia

I was traveling around Georgia for a few weeks as I came up with the idea to take a short visit to its neighbour Armenia. This small Caucasus country has overcome many hardships throughout its history, including many wars and a genocide, which made masses of Armenians start a life […]
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Tallinn: A Medieval Journey

Walking into medieval times Spend your time within the old town walls and go back to medieval times. When walking into Tallin, through it's old old town walls, you truly feel like you are walking straight into the Middle Ages. There are a lot of small streets and alleys that look […]
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Of swiss cheese, trains and people

Of swiss cheese, trains and people The first thing you should do before starting this article should be finding a playlist of Moby on youtube and clicking on it. Done? That was the playlist on my ipod while I watched Switzerland go by through a train window. It suited the […]
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London – you can either love or hate it

    London –  the bigest city in United Kingdom London.. So many people from a lot of different countries arrive to United Kingdom to find happiness, success and to create a better living. London is an amazing city, if you really want you can make all your dreams come true, just get ready – you […]
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Trekking the Cliffs of Cinque Terre (Italy)

  Cinque Terre means ‘Five Lands’ and is a National Park, covering five small and charming villages on Italian North coastline (often referred to as Italian Riviera), Liguria region. One can find a bunch of other picturesque villages and small towns close to the region (Portofino, La Spezia, Levanto, etc.) […]
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Slovenia: where the mountains meet the sea (I)

Slovenia: where the mountains meet the sea (I) I’ve stayed in Slovenia for three months while doing my internship in an IT company. Although I lived in a small and cosy Slovenian city – Celje, I had visited other cities too. Slovenia is the country where Balkans meet Western Europe […]
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Tallin – the medieval pearl of Baltics

Baltic states consists of three countries – Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia. Tallin, the capital city of Estonia, lays on the North of the country, near the Gulf of Finland. Filled with testimonies from middle ages, alluring parks and great shopping and business centres, Tallin is a mixture of a little […]
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