Trakai, Lithuania – Castles and Medieval Stronghold

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Rate our Reviews  As someone who grew up playing Barbie and watching Disney Princess movies, it’s pretty obvious that I dreamt about a castle, like the ones in fairytales and a life that begins with “once upon a time” and ends with “happily ever after”. Also let it be known I was also dreaming about […]

Vilnius, Lithuania – The Republic that I Didn’t Know I Visited !

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Rate our ReviewsI am sure that you have heard about tiny European countries like: Luxembourg, Liechtenstein, San Marino, Malta, Monaco, Andorra and the Vatican. But have you ever heard about the Republic of Užupis? It is a self-proclaimed, independent state residing inside Vilnius city. Its establishment was not entirely serious… or maybe it was. No […]

Vilnius, Lithuania – Looking for Poland Abroad?

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Rate our ReviewsMany Poles, myself included, associated Vilnius and Kaunas with the pre-war Eastern borderlands and the loved ones who were tragically separated from their home and the Polish state, as a result of the post-war arrangements of Western powers and Stalin. Many of us, while thinking about Lithuania, imagine it as part of the […]