During my stay in Vilnius, I was shocked by how present the threat of war is in the Baltic States.
European Adventures of Boarding Today
A (too) short stop to Saint Petersburg is next on the travel that brings me from London via Beijing to Hanoi.
The Baltic states were pretty unknown to me. I looked forward to my first visit to Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania. She didn’t disappoint. The first post about this charming little city, but definitely not the last! Famous photographer Valentyn Odnoviun as my guide to visit Vilnius.
Thinking I had a day in Berlin to sleep in a bit before heading to Warsaw, was actually a planning error!
When Kennedy came to Berlin, he spoke the famous words “Ich bin ein Berliner” and Reagan called out Gorbachev here. I’m outgunned by the history of the city when trying to give my impressions about my passage here.
After spending a day in Cologne, I was excited to get on the night train towards Berlin.
In this fast rhythm towards my next assignment, I could -luckily- add a day to start the discovery of Cologne.
On my way to Beijing and Hanoi, the next stop was Belgium: Brussels, Antwerp and some Roeselare and Bruges.
Paris is the next stop on the train ride crossing Europe and Asia. A day with cool views, good food, unstopped crimes and below par accommodation.
The first stop in my Trans Europe and Trans Asia project brought me to London (UK), where I could find a bit of time in my busy schedule to see some attractions:
If you’re twenty-two, physically fit, hungry to learn and be better, I urge you to travel – as far and as widely as possible. Sleep on floors if you have to. Find out how other people live 7/9 and eat and cook. Learn from them — wherever you go.