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Why We Love Estonia

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Bringing you the beauty of Estonia. Photo by Mike Beales   Estonia is a small country with a rich history, a varied landscape, and incredible beauty. On the Baltic Run each year we get a fantastic taste of what makes Estonia so special: forests, lakes, medieval Tallinn… and much else besides. Here are […]

The ‘Vodka Belt’ of Europe

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We explain why the Baltic Region is known as Europe’s ‘Vodka Belt’.   So, what is the Vodka Belt? Well, for starters, it’s not something that Eastern Europeans wear when they go to the pub. “Alcohol Belts” are actually an interesting way of dividing up Europe, and beyond. Though some […]

Druskininkai: Spa Town of the Tsar

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Visiting Druskininkai is good for your health. Photo by Juliux   Druskininkai, in the very South of Lithuania, has long been regarded as one of the most prestigious spa towns in the Baltic Region. We stop here on the Baltic Run, and it really is the perfect place to relax. You […]

Beautiful Latvia: Gauja National Park

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The photos that prove you simply must visit Gauja National Park. Photo by Laima Gūtmane   Latvia may be small, but the Baltic state is home to more than its fair share of glorious nature. And some of the country’s finest scenery is reserved for Gauja National Park, in the Northern region of […]

Why You Need to Visit Tallinn

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You really should visit Tallinn. Tallinn might be the best city in the Baltics, with an unparalleled combination of history, beauty, and charm. Located on the Baltic Sea, in the North of Estonia, this is the final destination of the Baltic Run minimal assistance rally. The city has become famous in recent […]

Kazimierz Dolny: Poland’s Most Picturesque Town?

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We explain why Kazimierz Dolny is one Poland’s must-see destinations. Photo by Fotonews   Participants on the Baltic Run minimal assistance rally always rave about Kazimierz Dolny, and it’s easy to see why. The town is a perfectly preserved historical relic, snugly placed amid the lush Polish countryside. On Summer weekends Kazimierz Dolny […]

Meet Team Wildsome Volvo

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We talk to Johnny, from Team Wildsome Volvo, who participated in this year’s Baltic Run. Now the Baltic Run is over, it’s time to relive the memories with some of the contestants. After interviewing the overall winners, we caught up with Johnny from Team Wildsome Volvo. This team were involved in […]

Meet Team Oachkatzl, This Year’s Baltic Run Winners!

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This year’s Baltic Run winners answer our questions. The Baltic Run is over for another year, so we took the chance to interview this year’s champions: Team Oachkatzl. They excelled at the various challenges set throughout the Baltic Run, and for their victory were presented with a remote-controlled car. We caught up with Christina and […]

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