Baltics

Where to Stay in Vilnius: The Best Hotels and Hostels

3 Days in Vilnius Itinerary

Vilnius, the charming capital of Lithuania, is often overlooked by travellers on a short Baltics itinerary who tend to favour the other Baltic capitals of Tallinn or Riga. This is undoubtedly a great shame, as Vilnius has a lot to offer travellers with several interesting neighbourhoods that are perfect for a few days of exploring. Wondering where to stay in Vilnius? This article outlines all the best places to stay … Read More

Where to Stay in Riga, Latvia: The Best Hotels & Hostels

Riga, the capital of the Baltic nation of Latvia, has experienced significant growth in tourism over recent years. This has been driven by a number of budget airlines operating flights from around Europe, its affordable prices and unique culture that makes it a great stop for a weekend break or as part of a longer Baltic travel itinerary. Travellers wondering where to stay in Riga are spoiled for choice as … Read More

The Perfect Baltics Itinerary: Explore Estonia, Latvia, & Lithuania

Baltics Travel Guide

Are you planning a trip to Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania and are looking for the perfect Baltics itinerary? Well, look no further. The countries of Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia all make up what are colloquially referred to as the Baltic States. These three countries, though small both in size and population, have a lot to offer travellers, especially if they’re looking to get off the beaten path. Not only are the Baltics one … Read More

The Perfect 2 to 3 Days in Vilnius Itinerary

Baltics Travel Guide

Are you planning a long weekend in Lithuania’s vibrant capital and looking for the ideal 2 to 3 days in Vilnius itinerary? Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, has often been ignored when it comes to Baltic tourism. While it tends to be overshadowed by the medieval charms of Tallinn or the vibrant nightlife of Riga, Vilnius in itself is a bustling capital with an incredible history, beautiful baroque architecture, and … Read More

Best Things To Do In Tartu, Estonia: A 2-Day Itinerary

Baltics Travel Guide

Are you interested in visiting Estonia’s second city and are wondering about the best things to do in Tartu? Estonia seems to be popping up more and more as a destination worth visiting on any European travel route, however, there is very little published about the country beyond the medieval charms of Tallinn’s Old Town. While we have already made the case for visiting Tallinn for longer than a day … Read More

3 Days in Tallinn Itinerary: Explore Beyond the Old Town

3 days in Tallinn itinerary

It’s easy on the surface to assume that one day in Tallinn is enough. After all, the Old Town – the main attraction for day trippers to Tallinn – is compact and easily walkable within a couple of hours. Include a short stop for lunch at a tacky, overpriced medieval restaurant and that is the extent of many people’s experience of the Estonian capital. Not only does this mean that … Read More

3 Days in Riga Itinerary: Things to Do in Latvia’s Capital

Tallinn or Riga or Vilnius

Spending 3 days in Riga wasn’t just like travelling to another European city for me. As the birthplace of both my parents, who left over thirty-five years ago thinking they’d never return, it’s remarkable that Riga has now firmly established itself as a popular tourist city. Travellers here come from all walks of life ranging from cruise ships visitors exploring the Old Town during their one day in Riga itinerary … Read More

Tallinn or Riga or Vilnius: The Best Baltic City to Visit

Baltic Travel Itinerary

Can’t decide between visiting Tallinn or Riga or Vilnius for a Baltic city break? Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia seem to be growing in popularity as tourist destinations each year, with bold new tourism campaigns and fairytale-like Old Towns drawing more and more people to this northeastern corner of Europe than ever before. Despite their seemingly diminutive size, the three Baltic States are vast and diverse and travellers could easily spend … Read More