Picture of the week: Sunset at PalangaFREE

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.

How about a fancy Le Burger for le lunch?FREE

Friday, June 17, 2016 17:07
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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.

What's on in Lithuania: Celebrate equalityFREE

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.

Dainorėlis app puts wealth of Lithuanian song lyrics in your phoneFREE

Monday, June 13, 2016 14:20
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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.

What's on in Lithuania this weekend: Classical and club musicFREE

Friday, June 10, 2016 11:09
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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.

Lithuanian tongue-twisters: Watch US Embassy staff's heroic attempts to tackle these tough rhymes (1)FREE

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 14:22
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Lithuanian is a notoriously difficult language to learn, but that didn't stop the staff of the US Embassy in Vilnius from making heroic attempts at conquering a collection of tough Lithuanian tongue-twisters.

Friendly Vilnius: Lithuania’s capital promotes itself as open to the disabled, LGBT, foreigners and vegansFREE

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 12:39
A not-for-profit organisation Friendly Vilnius aims to make the Lithuanian capital a welcoming place for people of all nationalities, lifestyles, abilities, and orientations. To achieve this aim, a Friendly Vilnius map was launched, listing 50 open-minded, inclusive businesses across the Lithuanian capital.

War and Peace tour of buildings featured in film launches at Rumšiškės open-air museumFREE

Monday, June 6, 2016 13:16
The open-air museum in Rumšiškės, which has provided a number of backdrops for the BBC's six-part costume epic War and Peace, is offering tourists and fans of the series a chance to visit some of the drama's shooting locations.

Picture of the Week: Honk if you're the President of LithuaniaFREE

Friday, June 3, 2016 17:27
President Dalia Grybauskaitė and the rest of Lithuania celebrated International Children's Day on 1 June. While participating in a charity event, however, things seemed to get a bit louder than anticipated.

The Top 10 things to do in LithuaniaFREE

Friday, June 3, 2016 15:23
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There are many things you can only do in Lithuania - or at least it wouldn't be the same if you did it anywhere else. Here's our pick of the top 10 adventures you can indulge in.

Lithuanian babies test their need for speed in crawling baby raceFREE

Friday, June 3, 2016 14:13
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International Children's Day was celebrated on 1 June around the world, and in Lithuania, some parents chose an odd but fun way to celebrate: by throwing a baby race.

What's on in Lithuania this weekend: Put the wind in your sailsFREE

Friday, June 3, 2016 11:20
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Trakai castle, one of Lithuania's most popular summertime destinations, will be bustling this weekend with swimmers, sunbathers and sailboat racers participating in the Galvė Cup! If you want something a bit more relaxed, however, there are plenty of concerts and music festivals for different tastes kicking off this weekend. Take a look!

Traditional Lithuanian cuisine without the heavy liftingFREE

Friday, June 3, 2016 09:43
Are you up for a taste of the traditional Lithuanian cuisine, but are not committed enough to finish an entire serving of cepelinai? Head for Pilies Katpėdėlė on Pilies Street in Vilnius.

Warm weather leads to high risk of forest fires in LithuaniaFREE

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 14:52
People in Lithuania looking to spend some time out in nature should be advised that, given the recent spate of warm weather, lighting fires can be dangerous.

Bicyclist couple begins 5,000km off-grid tour of Europe by swinging through LithuaniaFREE

Saturday, May 28, 2016 08:00
Two years ago, Polish PR and marketing manager Marta Hopfer and French graphic designer Jean-Nicolas Gilles decided they needed a change, and so they planned a 5,000 km, off-the-grid bicycle trip around Europe. Starting from Poland, one of their first stops was in Lithuania, where Marta agreed to talk to the Lithuania Tribune about their adventure and what they had seen so far.

What's on in Lithuania this weekend: Creativity old and newFREE

Friday, May 27, 2016 12:08
There's plenty of cool stuff going in in Lithuania this weekend, including a number of great festivals in Vilnius. Whether you're into ancient sutartinės and folk music, the latest creative tech trends, or just want to relax, there's something for everybody in our small roundup. Have fun!

Czech Republic presents the 'the Heart of Europe' in VilniusFREE

Monday, May 23, 2016 11:45
A series of events on Saturday invited people of Vilnius to get to know the Czech Republic during the Czech Day in the City Hall.

Palanga kicking off summer season with music and funFREE

Saturday, May 21, 2016 13:03
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As always, much of the chit-chats ahead of Palanga resort’s summer season kick-off this weekend were on the weather during the festival.

Lithuanian lucky charm fails to inspire simple if unspectacular foodFREE

Friday, May 20, 2016 15:55
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It is a traditional Lithuanian folk belief that a horse-shoe hung over the door will bring good fortune, and it is this tradition that Senoji Pasaga (or Old Horse-shoe), a small restaurant facing Vilnius Cathedral, appeals to in its name.

Lithuania has two of the weirdest theme parks in the world (3)FREE

Friday, May 20, 2016 14:53
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International newspapers are starting to collect some of the weirdest and most interesting places in the world for their readers to visit this summer. The Telegraph, a newspaper in the UK, has selected two Lithuanian theme parks for their list of the weirdest theme parks in the world – Grūto Parkas and Išgyvenimo Drama.