The Long, Long Road to Georgia

And I don't mean the one next to Alabama. Usually when I travel around Europe on weekend adventures or school breaks, I take my backpack and stuff it with all my goodies. That includes about 3 sets of clothes, an extra pair of pants, and all the doo-dads a wanderer requires for a max three-week… Continue reading The Long, Long Road to Georgia

To the Coast

For ten days, I'd be driving across Lithuania and Latvia with my local friend and roommate Šarūnas. Where to? Honestly, not sure. Not a lot of the Lithuanian countryside is advertised around me in everyday life. So where to go? I guess just trust the locals. First off: get out of Kaunas. The destination: Klaipėda… Continue reading To the Coast

Beginner Lithuanian, for Lazy People

Among purple University of Washington Husky plushies and gigantic philosophy textbooks, a fifteen-year-old me found a grey book lying untouched in the 'Languages' section. Wiping off the dust and fungus growing from the ever constant Seattle drizzle, the words "Lithuanian for Beginners" peered through in bright yellow. I opened it and was transfixed by letters… Continue reading Beginner Lithuanian, for Lazy People