Friday, November 25, 2016 13:27
Oysters may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you hear Lithuania, but the second annual Oyster Festival is putting the Baltic country on the seafood lovers' map. The festival, which began on November 24 and will ran until November 27 in Lithuania's major cities, will include workshops, parties, farmers' markets and, of course, abundant tastings of oysters.
Monday, October 31, 2016 18:19
The third edition of The White Guide Nordic was launched today, in Stockholm. More than 300 journalists and restaurateurs took part in the event. The new guide covers the 325 best restaurants in Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Iceland, the Faroe Islands and Greenland the organisers reported.
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 12:51
Most diners in Denmark and Sweden are familiar with the trademark and the many initiatives of the White Guide. For thirteen consecutive years, White Guide has published comprehensive local guides about the gastronomy of Sweden and Denmark, and 2014 saw the arrival of the very first guide in English covering the entire Nordic region. On 31st October, the third, most comprehensive edition yet will be released – this time covering almost 400 restaurants in the Nordics with additional chapters covering Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 14:36
Marking its launch in Lithuania, which is known for its long, cold winters, quality fashions, and quality textiles, Kajamaz is entering the market with its guiding philosophy of comfortable fashion.
Friday, August 26, 2016 13:13
DELFI (M.Ažušilio nuotr.)
Amber trinkets and souvenirs are bountiful in Lithuanian souvenir shops and, if you are lucky, you can find pieces of amber washed on the Baltic shore after a storm. However, Lithuania could make better use of the 'Baltic gold' to attract more tourists, the mayor of Neringa believes.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.
Friday, August 5, 2016 15:38
Asmeninio archyvo nuotr.
A new park in Biržai region, northern Lithuania, only admits barefooted visitors.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.
Monday, August 1, 2016 10:27
A farmer from Ukmergė is offering an unusual tourist attraction. He has planted a 0.5-hectare labyrinth of hemp plants.
Thursday, July 28, 2016 06:51
Planning a weekend trip not to heavy on the purse? The list of Europe's most affordable destinations includes some of the prettiest places on the continent.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 09:09
DELFI (M. Ažušilio nuotr.)
Throughout the summer, young people in bright green jackets are offering assistance and maps to tourists on the streets of the Lithuanian capital Vilnius.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.
Friday, July 22, 2016 07:00
The Battle of Durbė, in which rebelling Samogitians beat the Livonian Order in 1260, is undeservedly overshadowed by other medieval military victories, but it was a crucial moment in the history of pagan Lithuanians' resistance to the encroachment of Christian knights.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.
Friday, July 15, 2016 07:00
The history of Vilnius Lukiškės Square is a story shaped by Russian Tzars, Polish dictators and Lithuanian martyrs, all leaving their mark on it for better or worse down the centuries.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 09:56
As a rain and hail storm blew through parts of Lithuania on Monday evening, Lithuanians captured impressive photos of ominous shelf clouds bringing torrential rains.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.
Friday, July 8, 2016 17:54
On King Midaugas day (6 July), the Stetiškės airfield near Panevėžys was covered with a massive 20-hectare Lithuanian coat of arms that the organisers hope will be seen from space when an opticl satellite passes overhead on Saturday.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.
Friday, July 8, 2016 12:31
Over the course of several months and a number of stages, over 100 members of the Good Food Academy evaluated the food at Lithuanian restaurants to pick a top 10, also taking into account the quality of service, environment and drink menus.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.
Friday, July 8, 2016 12:23
There is a diverse selection of events throughout Lithuania in this week's roundup, but the highlight is a live history festival at Kernavė, one of the most important sites in ancient Lithuanian history. Take a look!To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.
Thursday, July 7, 2016 17:11
DELFI (A.Ufarto nuotr.)
Rain with possible thunderstorms are in the forecast for Lithuania in the coming days, but the mercury is expected to rise slightly over the weekend, the country's Hydrometeorological Service said.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.
Friday, July 1, 2016 14:06
Every language in the world is rich with its own hidden meanings and turns of phrase that only native speakers will truly appreciate, and Lithuanian, as one of the oldest languages in the world, is no different. Here we pick the top most fun and outrageous phrases which are used by some Lithuanians every day.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.
Friday, July 1, 2016 11:38
DELFI (K.Čachovskio nuotr.)
There's an ecelctic mix of events happening throughout Lithuania this weekend, so check out our short list to see if there's anything that catches your eye:
Thursday, June 23, 2016 17:08
Tonight and tomorrow, Lithuanians around the world will be celebrating Joninės (or Rasos), the Lithuanian celebration of the midsummer solstice.
Thursday, June 23, 2016 12:29
The Pagan holiday of Joninės is coming up this weekend in Lithuania. Though Lithuania is a predominantly Catholic nation, it was the last country in Europe to convert to Christianity, and many of its Pagan traditions and customs have survived. Here are 10 great locations in Lithuania to visit that will bring you closer to the old gods!To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.
Friday, June 17, 2016 17:38
Summer temperatures (and the occasional summer thunderstorm) have finally hit Lithuania over the past week or two, meaning that Lithuanians and tourists have been hitting the beaches in droves.
Friday, June 17, 2016 17:07
In Vilnius, there is a street called Butcher Street (Mėsinių gatvė), and on that street there is a restaurant called Le Butcher, and in that restaurant there is a tasty selection of burgers that will make all but the most dedicated vegetarian's mouth water.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.
Friday, June 17, 2016 11:47
Though the Baltic Pride LGBT and equality festival will be the focal point of this weekend in Lithuania, there's plenty of other cool stuff to see and do as well. Take a look at our selection:To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.
Monday, June 13, 2016 14:20
Lithuanians are known for being fond of songs and dancing, so being caught at a party without the words to one of your favourite songs can be a bummer.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.
Friday, June 10, 2016 11:09
Organizatorių archyvo nuotr.
There's something for everybody this weekend in Lithuania. Contemporary art festivals, summer DJ festivals, classical music selections, and even something for sports fans. Take a look.