Posts Tagged ‘ Lithuania ’

Exploring Užupis

Nov 18th, 2018 | By

In the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius, one of the more Bohemian areas is called Užupis. For a start this area is a republic within the country – or that is how it describes itself.



Saturday snippets: 1st of September 2018

Sep 1st, 2018 | By

As summer ends Adrian looks at new campaigns by Singapore, South Africa and Thailand to entice us to visit them for a winter sun break. But first there is the Last Night of the Proms and Proms in the Park



Saturday snippets: July 1st 2017

Jul 1st, 2017 | By

In a busy week, the BA cabin crew strike begins but. on the plus side. there are the 4th of July celebrations and the London Korea Festival is on next Saturday.



Saturday snippets: 6th June 2015

Jun 6th, 2015 | By

A few snippets from Adrian’s trip to America start his column this week before he wonders why so many of us confuse the Brighton Pavilion with the Taj Mahal.



Saturday snippets: 31st January 2015

Jan 31st, 2015 | By
Nayarit river

It is a week of museum news and the growth of British tourists to Mexico as well as horse racing on ice! Adrian rounds up the lesser-covered stories of the week.



Saturday snippets: 20th December 2014

Dec 20th, 2014 | By
image of Stirling Castle

As the year nears it’s end, Adrian looks at holiday promotions that are under way or about to start but forgets to thank readers for putting up with his sometimes acerbic comments during the year!



Saturday snippets: 28th June 2014

Jun 28th, 2014 | By
Antiguan beach

For some reason – maybe to forget the rain of yesterday and today – Adrian seems to have concentrated on warm places with spectacular beaches like Antigua, the British Virgin Islands and the Isle of Wight!



Saturday snippets: 21st June 2014

Jun 21st, 2014 | By
Time for a trip to Tenerife?

Tenerife urges its citizens to be nicer to visitors whilst Venetian officials embezzle money meant for saving the city. It’s Adrian’s summing up the other items in tourism this week.



Dining in a KGB Bunker

Jun 16th, 2014 | By

The more unusual and strange an attraction is it seems the more we are drawn to it. But would you go the trouble of visiting a KGB bunker in the Nemenčinė forest in Lithuania? Especially if it meant dressing as an inmate?



Saturday snippets – 2 November 2013

Nov 2nd, 2013 | By

This week, stories about a wallaby, the demilitarized zone in South Korea, the second female Lord Mayor of London, petrol-head attractions and food forgeries attract Adrian’s pen!



Lithuania: part two

Oct 9th, 2011 | By

Anthony Lydekker lets us in on Lithuania’s other capitals



VILNIUS: Baroque spectacular… and all that jazz

Oct 7th, 2011 | By

Anthony Lydekker gives us his verdict on Vilnius – the capital of Lithuania and its largest city