Despite recent troubles in the euro zone, Lithuania has "taken the plunge" and adopted the euro, removing one more barrier for tourists and travellers to come and explore the Baltic state which is "a vibrant mix of east and west Europe", according to CNN.
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The US broadcaster gives a list of suggestions on best ways to spend one's euros in Lithuania - from checking out a quaint little bookshop housed in 16-century premises of Vilnius University to taking a hot air baloon ride over Vilnius (one of the few major cities in the world that allows balloons to fly over it).

Check out CNN's 11 ways to spend euros in Lithuania.

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