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  • Since 1945 UNESCO, the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization has been very busy trying to preserve the world’s natural and cultural legacy for future generations. Countries around the world are encouraged to subscribe to the World Heritage Convention and ensure that their natural and cultural legacy remains protected for that purpose. These sites are virtual property of the peoples of the world and it is in our responsibility to understand and look after these special places.
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  • Just some years ago, the Baltic States were this triad of relatively unknown countries sitting idle on the shores of the Baltic Sea. Few people were audacious enough to take on the adventure and visit the ex-soviet countries.
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  • Streaming live from the Baltic States. We have many cameras in the Baltic States providing different levels of video quality. Thankfully some organizations have set up some really good cameras and there are video feeds available from key locations going from Vilnius to Tallinn.
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  • Welcome to the South Northern Europe, or as we fancy to call it: Lithuania. If you haven’t been here before, you probably have been missing out a lot and you simply didn’t know it. No worries, there would be more on that later on.
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  • In these days of instagram, pinterest, facebook and all the myriad of other “social” media wannabes, sometimes is good to take a break and look at the world from a different perspective than of a computer screen. The search for some emotional feedback out of today’s technology is perhaps the reason behind the comeback of things like vinyl records, Polaroid snaps and B&W photograph. Remember lomography?
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  • At first it may seems that Lithuanian, Latvian and Estonian foods are very much alike. After all we are close neighbours. Yet, Latvian food is as Latvian as Latvia can be and is based in the practical necessities imposed by life in the Middle Ages.
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  • Every city in the world has a "must-see" site. New York has the Statue of Liberty, Paris the Eiffel tower, London the Big Ben. We, in the Baltic, also have a few "must-see" stuff that we like to show and brag about… and yes, they may not well be as fancy as Buckingham palace, or Versailles but hey, they are as old or even older, in fact, when it comes to old stuff, we have a lot to show around:
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  • Yes, while uptight Romans were worried about politics, baths and beyond, the barbarians (that is us) were just mocking, drinking and partying as if the world would end tomorrow. They didn't like it, we liked too much and the rest, as they say, is history…
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  • Working in a travel company means we receive a lot of questions. From simple things like "Is the hotel centrally located?" (yes) to the more curious ones like "What is the colour of the sand in Nida?" (if you really need to know is Pantone 719) But from all questions we received, the most frequent is: What do you eat in Lithuania? Good question indeed
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  • The Black-Horned Moon, is a festival where ancient pagan tradition and high technology meet in a unique display of art, music and culture from the past to the future of the Baltic region. This particular year the festival took place on a small magical island surrounded by the waters of lake Duburys at the heart of the Lithuanian forest. A perfect weekend surrounded by a mystical scenery.
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  • A trip of exploration through the Soviet-Era relics of the Baltic. Throughout 25 years of independence, many soviet-era structures have disappeared and many more would be either repurposed or demolished, which makes this a good chance to have a look at the places were the cold war took place
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  • Helsinki, St. Petersburg and Tallinn: The magical triangle over the Gulf of Finland. Three countries, three cities, three different approaches to living
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