• Guide to battling stereotypes of Lithuania abroad

    Por En 9 de Julio de 2013

    The Lithuanian section of the Matador Network's "How to piss off..." guides has recently become a Facebook hit. Having visited 33 countries and talked to people from many more, I suggest a different approach to ignorance.

  • Tomas Šileika: 'We sing about what hurts in Lithuania'

    Por En 23 de Mayo de 2013

    Young Lithuanians are getting rid of the fears and prejudices of older generations: if they find something relevant in the work of Marx, or decide that glorification of private initiative and enterprise is not the only way, they will pursue it. Yet the path of creative expression is not easy for critically thinking artists, says the singer in the first Lithuanian left-wing rock band, Skyders 

  • Unique early 20th century fashion collection in Vilnius

    Por En 28 de Abril de 2013
    I had a chance to see an exhibition on art nouveau fashion - it's a private collection of Alexandre Vassiliev, hosted by the Museum of Applied Art in Vilnius. See blog entry here.
  • LinkedIn Lithuania: Crisis is catastrotunity for creative entrepreneurs

    Por En 10 de Abril de 2013
    Most European twentysomethings jump from internship to internship as they struggle to find their first real full-time job with a permanent contract. An emerging 'subculture' of their peers in Vilnius is already tired of such jobs and look to entrepreneurship for inspiration and self-fulfillment. Vox-pop of three out-of-the-0rdinary profiles
  • Taking the time machine in Meah Shearim

    Por En 20 de Febrero de 2013
    I visited the ultra-religious Meah Shearim neighbourhood in Jerusalem. Read my impressions on my personal blog. Earlier entries about Jerusalem here and here.
  • Be'er Sheva: intercultural encounters

    Por En 19 de Febrero de 2013
    I had a chance to visit Be'er Sheva and blog about it in 2009. I went back there today and blogged about it - read it on my personal blog, with pictures, videos and a possibility to comment!
  • Jerusalem book fair: unexpected Eastern European meeting points

    Por En 18 de Febrero de 2013
    To celebrate fifty years of the biannual Jerusalem book fair, the 2013 programme is full of meeting points with global literature and local stars. Yet have all the opportunities to make Israel's multicultural and multilingual readers more worldly been used up?
  • Esch-sur-Alzette - the hope of Luxembourg

    Por En 3 de Octubre de 2012
    Reposted from DaivaRepeckaite.com, which is now my original blog, at least until the blogging platform at CafeBabel becomes user-friendlier and allows comments. You are welcome to comment on the other website. It seems I will start describing my recent travels in Europe from the end.
  • Wonderland: Trying to scratch the surface in London

    Por En 24 de Abril de 2012
    Before the blogging platform is updated and a technical solution for allowing comments on blogs again is found by Cafe Babel, the entry, like others, is cross-posted with DaivaRepeckaite.com. You can comment it there. London has become such a usual travel destination for Central and Eastern European people that it would be difficult to surprise them with anything.
  • Trying to scratch the surface in London

    Por En 21 de Abril de 2012
    Before Cafe Babel re-enable comments on blogs and update the blogging platform, all posts are cross-posted with my personal blog - feel free to comment here! London has become such a usual travel destination for Central and Eastern European people that it would be difficult to surprise them with anything.