• Follow Lithuania's Amber Road

    2 monthes ago - By Global Traveler

    The new hot spot for travelers to Europe is the diverse Baltic country of Lithuania , renowned for its history, culture, culinary offerings - and amber. Known as Lithuanian gold, an ancient route for the amber trade once led throughout Europe and Asia as far as Egypt. Today's Amber Road is a popular tourist route that wends along the Baltic coast from Kaliningrad to Latvia. Stops along the way include:
    The Mizgiris Amber Gallery-Museum in the seaside resort town of Nida, where the extensive amber collection includes pieces in a wide range of colors. Visitors can even have a piece of amber...
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