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Things to do in: Vilnius

Things to do in: Vilnius

With its UNECO-listed Old Town, myriad museums and galleries, Baroque architecture, numerous leafy parks and historic sites, Lithuania’s capital should be on your travel radar. This is an easy city to spend time in with no fixed agenda, stopping for sustenance at the many bars, cafés and restaurants as you...
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The complete guide to: Vilnius travel

The complete guide to: Vilnius travel

Lithuania’s capital may not be on everyone’s travel radar, but that’s not for lack of things to see, do, and eat. Vilnius offers eye candy everywhere you look in the form of cobbled streets lined with outdoor cafés, Baroque, Gothic, and Renaissance architecture, and an abundance of green space. The...
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24 hours in: Vilnius

24 hours in: Vilnius

Ready to go? The time is ticking and there is so much to do in such little time. Vilnius is a cosy city with a fascinating fusion of Jewish, Polish and Russian cultures and an artistic vibe. Even if you’ve only got 24 hours in Vilnius, that’s still enough time...
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The 7 Coolest Annual Festivals in Vilnius

The 7 Coolest Annual Festivals in Vilnius

Vilnius is definitely a city that flies under the radar and shies away from the top of people’s ‘must-see’ lists. It’s good, really, because it means a true local experience is more accessible to the average visitor. And one of the best ways (in our humble opinion) to get a...
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Easter across Europe: How to celebrate Holy Week like a local

Easter across Europe: How to celebrate Holy Week like a local

There’s more than chocolate treats and egg-hiding bunnies to Easter — and in many Christian European countries, Holy Week and Easter weekend are the biggest celebrations of the year. From pagan traditions celebrating spring, to throwing water on your crush to secure her affections, to holy processions honouring the resurrection,...
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The Republic of Užupis is the most interesting place you’ve never heard of

The Republic of Užupis is the most interesting place you’ve never heard of

Ever heard of the Independent Republic of Užupis? Užupis, a district of Vilnius’ Old Town in Lithuania (one of three Baltic States and the geographical centre of Europe), isn’t as well-known as the famous indie districts of Freetown Christiania in Copenhagen or Montmartre in Paris, which Užupis is often compared...
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Best snacks under $5 around the world

Best snacks under $5 around the world

As any traveller knows, eating well doesn’t require dropping a ton of cash at a high-end restaurant. Sometimes the best meals come from street food snacks, food court stalls, and mom-and-pop shops where the food is cheap and the flavours are rich. We asked our guides around the globe to...
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The only guide to Lithuanian cuisine you will ever need

The only guide to Lithuanian cuisine you will ever need

Travel. Some do it because they want to see history come to life, some thrive experiencing a different culture, for others it’s the thrill of adventure. No matter how you travel, one thing most of us can agree on is coming together to break bread and sinking our teeth into the...
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40+ things locals say you should know about their cities when you visit

40+ things locals say you should know about their cities when you visit

There are some basic rules that follow travellers around wherever they go: watch out for pickpockets in tourist zones; negotiate a taxi rate before you get in the cab; when in doubt, don’t drink the water. But then there are some specific rules for each country, and even each city....
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Ljubljana is the European Green Capital for 2016

Ljubljana is the European Green Capital for 2016

Over the past half-century, we have seen a major shift in society — mass rural to urban migration. Across the world, in almost every single country, significant portions of the population have left farmlands, villages, and small towns for bigger towns and megacities, in hopes of better prospects. Europe, for...
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