The Insider’s Guide to Kaunas, Lithuania

Laisvis aleja among the linden trees as it passes through the center of Kaunas

  I arrived in Kaunas, Lithuania in the middle of an unseasonably warm week. It was still the dead of winter, but the snow pack was melting, and rain was falling. This made for a great deal of splashing and awkward puddle-hopping. The Lithuanians may have tried to warn visitors about their weather when they named their country. In Lithuanian, the word for rain is "lietus," and the ... Read Full Article