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Trip Tales: Europe’s Baltic Region Part II – Top 3 by City

Last week’s post covered the logistics and point usage of our trip so this week I’ll focus on the sites, etc.  As a lot of ground was covered, today will highlight my personal “Top 3” in each locale.  Apologies for the poor photo quality – the main SD card was corrupted and is still out … Continue reading “Trip Tales: Europe’s Baltic Region Part II – Top 3 by City”

Trip Tales: Europe’s Baltic Region Part I

As mentioned last week, July was spent exploring Northern Europe’s Baltic region.  With smaller capitals, this area lends itself pretty well to touring by cruise ship.  Oceania Cruises has a great (albeit, very busy) itinerary that offers three full days in St. Petersburg, Russia; full day stops in other Baltic capitals and an open-jaw format that began in Stockholm, … Continue reading “Trip Tales: Europe’s Baltic Region Part I”

Hot Trend Sweeping the Baltics! (cough, cough, ahem)

Wow, it’s August!  How did that happen?  Hope my readers are enjoying a great summer! My July was spent tooling around the Baltic region of Europe.  Highlights included: The Vasa Museum in Stockholm, Sweden – a fascinating salvaged 17th century warship that sunk on it’s maiden voyage Standing in Red Square in front of St. … Continue reading “Hot Trend Sweeping the Baltics! (cough, cough, ahem)”

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