A week in Tunisia – a club vacation

The fall wave of the Delta variant was almost upon us and my original plans went up in quarantine smoke.…

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A day trip to the castle ruin of Aggstein

Day trips from Vienna are fun, especially in summer. There are a lot of castles and palaces in the near…

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What I learned in 2021

Like everyone I thought that the year 2021 would turn out totally different than 2020. But as we now know,…

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What I learned in Lithuania

Traveling educates. Never claim anything else! Despite my third time in the Baltic States, after trips to Latvia and Estonia,…

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The doors of Lithuania

Most of the doors in Lithuania I saw were sturdy wooden doors. But some came in plain iron, maybe tagged…

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More impressions of Lithuania

Traveling through Lithuania was amazing. I started in Vilnius, from there I took the train to Kaunas, then on with…

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The food of Lithuania – quite the hearty dishes

I can honestly say that I remembered nothing from my previous trip to Lithuania in regards to its local cuisine.…

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The Hill of Crosses – near Siauliai

After spending the morning in Palanga I hopped on the bus. It’s a three hours ride, if you take the…

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A stopover in Palanga

It’s only about twenty minutes per bus from Klaipeda to Palanga, which turns out to be the more glamorous resort…

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The Curonian Spit – a day trip to Nida

While eating dinner on my first evening in Vilnius I got a list of recommended sites in Lithuania from the…

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