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Spring explosion: a culinary travel guide Spring explosion: a culinary travel guide
Unique virtual backgrounds for your next video call: choose from 7 Lithuanian colours Unique virtual backgrounds for your next video call: choose from 7 Lithuanian colours

Hunger for travel has never been as big as it is right now. Between conference calls and home chaos, the mind tends to wander far and wide. This time, we invite you to travel virtually to the Nordic paradise called Lithuania. How may you ask? By choosing a virtual background, handpicked to show you spectacular Lithuanian tourism attractions. They showcase 7 unique Lithuanian colours, those which you never knew existed! Striking yellow, deep green, modern grey, vibrant red, delicious pink, eye-catching brown and real black.

Giant snow sculptures pop up after snowstorm in Lithuania: from octopuses to an ice Ferrari Giant snow sculptures pop up after snowstorm in Lithuania: from octopuses to an ice Ferrari

Lithuanians don’t get heavy snowfall every winter, but when they do, they get really creative. After the country was hit by a snowstorm on Wednesday causing traffic disruptions, sunken roofs and a snow cover of 30 centimetres, people were quick to start sculpting. Surprisingly, a 4-meter tall snowman was just the beginning of it all.

The Magical Map of Lithuania. Discover over 50 Places Where Wishes Come True The Magical Map of Lithuania. Discover over 50 Places Where Wishes Come True

The new year brings along fresh dreams of success, happiness, or love. While some of them require hard work, others need a slightly different approach—a drop of magic, for instance. Together with the tourism information centers, the national tourism development agency Lithuania Travel reveals a secret: there are some truly unexpected ways to make your wishes come true.

In Lithuania, there are half a hundred magical objects - once they are found, and the mystical rituals are performed, the wildest dreams will become a reality.

This Year, Lithuania's Christmas Decorations Go Over-the-Top to Compensate for Cancelled Events This Year, Lithuania's Christmas Decorations Go Over-the-Top to Compensate for Cancelled Events

Each December Lithuania goes on a festive mission - to surprise the world with out-of-the-box Christmas decorations. While local cities compete for the most original Christmas trees, global visitors admire creative and visually-pleasing solutions. This year, the decorations are even more over-the-top to compensate for the cancelled mass events.

Lithuanian City Turned International Hotbed of Interwar Architecture Art Lithuanian City Turned International Hotbed of Interwar Architecture Art

On its way to becoming the European Capital of Culture 2022, Kaunas city, the Art Deco Hub located in Lithuania, inspires dozens of local and foreign artists to portray the interwar modernism in new and unexpected art.

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In the south-eastern part of Lithuania, between the forests and the wetlands, between the sandy hills and the lakes hidden in the woods, live the people of Dzūkija, who can boast of their old traditions, their remarkably preserved neighbourly customs, their love of the environment and all living things, and their mushrooms and berries. The authentic villages grouped together in the woods are an amazing opportunity to go back a century, feel the power of the forest, and immerse yourself in the tranquil, slow life of nature.
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