Kerry Kubilius

Top Attractions in the Baltic Countries: Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia

If you’re planning on travel to the Baltic countries, which include Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia, be sure to fit top cities, towns, and attractions into your travel itinerary. Though these countries are lumped together these days for convenience and due to some similar history, they actually differ on a variety of points. That means that …

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Best Vilnius Christmas Markets: Shopping the Holiday Spirit

Vilnius may not be the first city that comes to mind when travelers think of European Christmas markets, but the capital city of Lithuania is an up-and-coming player on the scene. And Lithuanian Christmas, or even Christmas in Vilnius, with all its traditions, just can’t be beat. With several Vilnius Christmas markets located throughout the …

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The Hill of Crosses: An Ever-Changing Monument to Faith and Memory

If you’ve read about the best things to do in Lithuania, you have probably seen the Hill of Crosses, near Šiauliai, included in these lists. This site of pilgrimage holds a special place in Lithuanian history and is a symbol of the determination and resistance of past generations. As such, it’s a moving and beautiful …

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