Jun202018

Images of Klaipeda, Lithuania

Summertime in Klaipeda, Lithuania means sidewalk cafe life and beach life are in full swing. This is my second visit to Klaipeda (first time April 2017), motivated by a stay at Radisson Blu Klaipeda as a category 2 Club Carlson reward night at 15,000 points per night. The hotel increased to 28,000 points March 1,…

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Jun182018

White storks of Lithuania

There are about 180,000 pairs of white storks in Europe. Lithuania has about 13,000 breeding pairs and one of the highest concentrations of white storks in Europe. These large migratory birds summer in Europe and winter in Africa, then return to Europe in early spring for breeding. As soon as we hit the stretch of…

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Jun152018

Comfort Hotel Vesterbro Copenhagen review

Comfort Hotel Vesterbro Copenhagen is one of two Nordic Choice Hotels in central Copenhagen and within about 5 minutes walk of Central Station and the airport train. The more upscale Skt. Petri, Ascend Collection is the hotel I have stayed at several times and is even easier to reach from the airport by Metro to…

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Jun152018

Copenhagen Metro and public transportation

My summer trip started in Copenhagen, Denmark. This is my 5th stay in Copenhagen in three years, yet this is the first trip I primarily used Copenhagen’s city Metro, bus and S-Trains to get around the city. Kiosk machines at CPH Airport at the Metro entrance sell City Pass tickets. Ticket kiosks are available at…

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