Lithuania

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Jun212018

5 interesting observations from Lithuania

Most tourists probably have very little knowledge of the small country of Lithuania, the most southerly of the three Baltic nations including Latvia and Estonia. The country has a population of about 3 million and is a member of the European Union. All three Baltic nations use the euro currency. This is my third trip…

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Jun202018

Images of Klaipeda, Lithuania

Summertime in Klaipeda, Lithuania means sidewalk cafe life and beach life are in full swing. This is my second visit to Klaipeda (first time April 2017), motivated by a stay at Radisson Blu Klaipeda as a category 2 Club Carlson reward night at 15,000 points per night. The hotel increased to 28,000 points March 1,…

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Jun182018

White storks of Lithuania

There are about 180,000 pairs of white storks in Europe. Lithuania has about 13,000 breeding pairs and one of the highest concentrations of white storks in Europe. These large migratory birds summer in Europe and winter in Africa, then return to Europe in early spring for breeding. As soon as we hit the stretch of…

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Apr282018

LAX to Poland or Baltics from $547

United Airlines and Star Alliance carriers have LAX to several cities in Poland on sale for under $600 round trip from mid-August to mid-October. Most flights to Poland are United to Germany for connecting flights on Lufthansa. Air Canada via Toronto to Warsaw is also an option. LOT Polish has Baltic capital cities on sale…

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Jul092017

Sculpture in Klaipeda, Lithuania

Klaipeda, Lithuania impressed me as a place that would be a fun Baltic seaport town for a couple days in summer. Though, the deal for me is I was in Klaipeda during the first week of April. The presence of white storks in treetop nests around the early spring countryside were some of the most…

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