Our ‘War and Peace’ journey – in the footsteps of the BBC

War and Peace in wintery Vilnius Lithuania

As Pierre Bezukhov strides up to the front door of Natasha Rostova, the inevitable romantic conclusion of the stunning BBC drama ‘War & Peace’ is upon us – with a heavy sense of unwelcome closure. Our Baltic Holidays ‘War and Peace’ journey has lasted rather a lot longer than the 6 weeks of episodes. From […]

Baltic Christmas Markets – Tallinn, Riga & Vilnius in one tour!

Tallinn Christmas Market

The season to be jolly is within sight. Children have started drafting Christmas lists, parents watch on terrified of buying too early in case that list should change, talk about who’s hosting this year has started, and speculation about weather patterns imply there might just be a ‘white Christmas’ this year… Whether you’re supremely organised for […]

A family holiday in Lithuania & Latvia – May 2015

A family holiday in the Baltics is cheap, cheerful & cultural – perfect for kids, parents & grandparents! Having travelled to the Baltic countryside with the family, for the last ten, or so, years, we are used to what to expect. High standard cute wooden cabin accommodation, delicious food at a quarter of the cost […]

Euro Welcome To Lithuania!

On the 1st January 2015, Lithuania adopted the Euro, the final piece of the single currency jigsaw in the Baltic States. Although we are sad to say goodbye to the Lithuanian Litas, we welcome this unity between Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia as it is another jolly good reason that the Baltic States are the perfect […]

A family Holiday in Latvia: Day Six The Pods

Having cycled, high wired and eaten Ventspils dry, our next port of call was Cape Kolka and the famous Pods, or huge beer barrels with an enormous window and a double bed inside to sleep in, to put it more accurately.. Camping on our Latvia Holidays It was chillier than the 29c we had encountered […]