Travel can be by bus or rail. The cruise ship accommodates this long travel time by arriving early and leaving late. Even with the 6 or 7 hours…

Visit to the Baltics

It is one of the Baltic states; and is bordered by Estonia to the north, Lithuania to the south, Russia to the east, Belarus to the southeast, and…

Visit to the Baltics

The occupation of the Baltic states involved the military occupation of the three Baltic states—Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania—by the Soviet Union under the auspices of the 1939 Molotov–Ribbentrop…

Visit to the Baltics

The Latvian multinational battalion battle group is based at Camp Adazi, near the Latvian capital of Riga, and contains approximately 1,500 personnel. What NATO countries are in Latvia?…

Visit to the Baltics

Customs has a right to open parcels and inspect them in detail. As you can imagine, this may compromise the appearance of the gift and damage gift wrap….

Visit to the Baltics

Even if there’s little snow in Helsinki, there’s often up to a metre or more on the skiing slopes of Lapland. The snow season in northern Finland begins…

Visit to the Baltics

Estonia is not a Slavic country, but used to belong to the U.S.S.R. , which included Slavic countries like Russia and Ukraine. … Estonia borders Russia, which is…

Visit to the Baltics

The truth is that there is nearly no homework in the country with one of the top education systems in the world. Finnish people believe that besides homework,…

Visit to the Baltics

It’s simply just a way to let a kid be a kid. There are only 9 years of compulsory school that Finnish children are required to attend. Everything…

Visit to the Baltics

Why is KFC not in Finland? KFC has been avoiding Finland for the last 20 years, supposedly because our chicken regulation is too rigorous for them to make…

Visit to the Baltics