Baltics

We spent several weeks in the summer of 2016 exploring the Baltic countries of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania.

Trevor had wanted to travel around this region for a long time, always having an interest in former Soviet republics but it’s always difficult to say “Hey, let’s to go Estonia for vacation this year!”

This was our chance. We wanted to see more than just the capitals of Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius, so we made a point of exploring a bit more off the beaten path in each country.

See our articles below on the Baltic region, and what to see in the Baltics.

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Top 50 Travel Photos of 2016
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Things We Learned in the Baltics
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Exploring the Baltics
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