I visited Lithuania and its capital Vilnius for the first time this autumn. I had rather low expectations, as my research and reading on the city in advance had been slim to none. I pictured a grey city with strong hints of Soviet occupation still roaming the streets, and figured… View Post

There is a building in Vilnius, not too far from Old Town and down the street from Gediminas’ Tower, that you simply must visit. The building is now the Museum of Genocide Victims, but is also referred to as the KGB Museum, as it used to be the KGB Headquarters… View Post

It didn’t take very long to discover that Vilnius is an incredibly special city. I carried my camera with me most days, mainly because there was something to see around every corner. That something was usually a church or cathedral – they were everywhere! I noticed a similar trend in… View Post

Perched upon a hill, near the centre of Old Town, Vilnius you will find a magnificent building – reminding you of something out of an old Disney movie (I’m thinking the Sword in the Stone). According to the legend, Gediminas was a Grand Duke in Lithuania ages and ages ago,… View Post