Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights view during winter, Iceland

Things to do on a European Vacation That Will Entertain Your Friends When You Return

There are experiences on a European vacation you can enjoy which are different and unusual without participating in wild or strenuous endeavours. If you are like me, you love to tell your friends about the places you visited where you had a unique experience. Europe can be full of surprises without having to climb the […]

Old Town of Tallinn, Estonia

You’ll Love What the Baltics Have to Offer on European Vacations

Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania all have a long history, a wealth of diverse culture, and are emerging as major tourist destinations to be enjoyed on European vacations. I recently returned from a first-time visit to Lithuania, and that completed my introduction to the three Baltic countries, which also include Estonia and Latvia. These three countries […]

Russian Borscht in White Bowl with Dill and Bread Slices

RECIPE: Russian Borscht

Borscht is one of those dishes that has many variations. Originating in the Ukraine, this sour soup is also served in neighbouring Eastern European countries like Russia, Lithuania, Romania, Poland, and Latvia, to name a few. The most common variation includes beetroot as its main ingredient. Borsch can be served hot or cold, thin or […]