A Winter’s Walk in Portsmouth Old Town, England

I must confess, I hadn’t really ventured around Portsmouth much other than to the ships and Gunwharf quays. One winter afternoon, we had got bored to tears of being cooped up inside and decided to brave the chilly English weather and go for a wander. We went down to Gunwharf quays and had a look […]

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Gediminas’ Tower & The Stebuklas Tile, Vilnius – Lithuania

On my final day in Vilnius, after a lovely (and much needed) lay in, and some paracetamol… (I can’t deal with hangovers these days). We jumped on a bus and then strolled along the river towards Gedimino Pilies bokštas (Gediminas’ Tower) and the remnants of the castle, perched on top of a hill opposite the […]

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The Milky Way, Museums & Balthazar – Vilnius, Lithuania

The next day, after sleeping like a log and having a nice lie in, we had tea and and a late breakfast. I also discovered these little beauties… They come in a ridiculous amount of flavours. It’s basically a little bar of sweetened/flavoured cream cheese, covered in chocolate. They are SO good. These ones are […]

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Wanderings around Vilnius old town, Lithuania

Arriving back from our day trip to Trakai, we left the station and happened to  wander passed this quirky looking place – “The Smoking Pig” restaurant. They use fresh ingredients and nothing is put to waste. They do not take bookings so it can be quite difficult to get a place there. Dz offered to […]

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Kibinai & Castles in Trakai, Lithuania.

I’d been in contact with a friend I had met whilst backpacking in Cambodia. Dz and I would have chats over facebook here and there and he happened to mention he was making his way back to Europe. I remarked it would be good to catch up, at which point he suggested: “Well, I’m back […]

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