Category: Travel ideas

Self-Drive Tours in the Baltics: Why It’s the Best Way to Travel? Text and photos: Solveiga Kaļva, www.solveigakalvaphotography.com Are you planning to visit Lithuania, Latvia, or Estonia, small but very charming countries located along the coast of the Baltic Sea? We can assure you that self-drive tours in the Baltics are the best way to
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Gauja National Park: One of the Best Hiking Destinations in Europe Text and photos: Solveiga Kaļva, www.solveigakalvaphotography.com Have you ever heard of the Gauja National Park? Most likely not, but then you have missed out on one of the best hiking destinations in Europe where one can wander around for days or even weeks, still
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Baltic Forest HikingBaltic Forest Hiking TrailDiscover the diversity of the Baltics The Baltic Forest Hiking Forest Trail is a part of the European long-distance hiking route E11. The route E11 goes as follows: Scheveningen (NL) – Osnabrück (D) – Potsdam (D) – Poznan (PL) – Ogrodniki (PL) – Kaunas (LT) – Riga (LV) – Tallinn (EE).
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Top 5 cities in Latvia: a guide through the highlights Text by Valdis Čeičs, photos by Solveiga Kaļva, www.solveigakalvaphotography.com Riga On the top 5 cities in Latvia the first is Riga. The legend says ‘Riga is never ready!’, and in some way it is true. Being the largest city in the Baltics, its looks are
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Coastal HikingBaltic Coastal HikingDiscover the seaside The Baltic Coastal Hiking Route is part of the European long-distance path E9. The E9 route runs from Cape St. Vincent in Portugal to Narva-Jõesuu in Estonia where the Narva River flows into the Gulf of Finland. The hiking route starts at the Lithuanian-Latvian border in the village of
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Camping in the BalticsCamping in the BalticsIn Wild nature Camping in the Baltics, fall asleep to the lulling sounds of the Baltic Sea lapping its sandy shores and wake up to the distant call of a heron breakfasting in a nearby swamp. Replace your morning coffee with a mug of herbal tea with a touch
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Nature and CultureWhat to see and experience in the Baltic?Nature and culture travel Worldwide, forest bathing is fast becoming a trend with companies targeting overwhelmed city dwellers and cashing in on the promise of recharging your batteries and restoring your inner balance. In the Baltics, we’ve never really lost touch with nature. In fact, “we’re
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Baltic cities must visitPlaces to visitin the Baltics Plan to visit the Baltics? Perhaps you’ve been to this part of the world before or prefer to venture deeper than a country’s capital and top attractions. We’ve got you covered with our tips on things to do in the Baltics. Keep in mind, Baltic Nature Travel
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Song and dance festival traditions in the BalticsSong and dance festivaltraditions in the Baltics The Baltics boast a strong tradition of performing folk art. To honour this heritage, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia host Song and Dance Festivals, which have been recognised by UNESCO as Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity. Amazingly, the
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Cycling holidays in the BalticsCYCLING HOLIDAYSIN THE BALTICS Looking for the best cycling holidays? Despite a lack of mountains, with the highest point reaching just over 300 m above sea level, the Baltics offer an interesting and at times challenging terrain for cyclists of different ability levels. You may find yourself cycling along the Baltic
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