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Baltic Run Continues: Day 2 & 3!

The Baltic Run Day 2 & 3 features a series of unexpected adventures, as the gang drove North through Poland. 

The Baltic Run Has Begun: Recap 1!

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The Baltic Run has begun with participants setting off from Krakow on their exciting journey to Tallinn! Feature photo by Dirk Lenaerts

Neringa and the Curonian Split: the Lithuanian Sahara?

Often dubbed the Lithuanian Sahara, the Curonian Spit is a 0.4-3.8 km wide and 98 km long UNESCO world heritage site and nature reserve. It separates the Baltic Sea from the Curonian lagoon, and its ever-shifting dunes are home to the Nagliai Nature Reserve (a.k.a. the Dead Dunes), the Hill of […]

AHHAA… the Best Named Museum in the World

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Tartu in Estonia is home to AHHAA, probably the best named museum in the world. If you’re planning a trip to Estonia and you see “AHHAA” written in your guidebook, don’t worry: the writer isn’t screaming. AHHAA is actually the biggest and best science museum in the Baltics, and is […]

Grutas Park, a 20-Hectare Soviet-Era Timewarp

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Grutas park is your Dazed in Druskininkai diary option, on the off-chance that, in theory, you’d be thrilled to kick off the New Year in the Centre of Europe a mere couple of hours’ drive away, neither/none of you have, uhh, lost that loving feeling since the previous night, and […]

Lithuanian Adventures: Europos Parkas, the Center of Europe

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You might have already had an inkling that celebrating New Year’s Day in the Lithuanian winter wonderland was to be nothing short of magical; one of those rare occasions when we’re wrapped up in a soft-focus post-party bubble that seems as perfect as it is ethereally transient, marking the midway […]

Lithuanian Adventures: the Republic of Uzupis

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If your run of the mill eye test chart had a wacky sub-edition featuring just countries, arranged by size in descending order, spotting the Republic of Uzupis would vault you into bionic eagle territory. Created by a throng of artists and freethinkers in 1997 inside Vilnius, this micro nation is […]

Lithuanian Adventures: Hill of Witches

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If the thought of woodland magic, sorcerers and wizardry quicken your pulse and put a mischievous twinkle in your eye, you could do worse than pop over to the Hill of Witches on day four of your Baltic Run. Just off the main street in Juodkrante in Lithuania, the public […]

How to Take Great Photos in the Snow – Pt.1: Gear

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Winter is a beautiful time of year and offers many opportunities for pros and amateurs alike to hone their photography skills and take great photos. Whether you have a simple point-and-shoot camera, or an advanced piece of kit, there is bound to be something here to kick your pics up […]