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

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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 – 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 […]

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 […]