Years ago, I had the chance to contribute to this amazing project. The mechanism behind Vaikų svajonės is simple but brilliant: publish a very special Christmas list where every child’s gift stands as a puffy cloud together with their name and … Continue reading Hacking For Charity: The Inspiring Story of Vaikų svajonės
Something beautiful is happening once again, in Kaunas, this weekend. I was there everytime since the beginning and I can see how this event is growing in power and importance for the whole Kaunas’ cultural life. 82 years ago 49 … Continue reading International Kaunas Carillon Festival is Here!
Veganism is a big thing and I don’t want to go more in details (not here, not now). I was surely not searching for that when I bumped into Gyvas Baras. When I go out for dinner I usually look … Continue reading A Very Nice Vegan Restaurant in Vilnius
Schools make strong bounds. In 2012 our master class counted a small group of students, so I met Alessandro quite easily. He is from Tuscany and apparently we then followed a very similar path. We both attended a master in … Continue reading Buongiorno San Paolo: Italians Living Abroad Making Great Podcasts!
A couple of months ago, on 15min, I read an article about this Italian guy making a 170km path standing on his paddle board, following the course of River Neris, from Vilnius to Kaunas. Lithuanian media covered widely Andrea’s adventures … Continue reading Italian Forrest Gump Paddling Across Lithuania
When I decided to learn a Lithuanian song and participate to the event I have talked about earlier on the choice was not an easy one. I had to balance the will to do something difficult and new to the … Continue reading Just 3 Lithuanian Songs
I rarely use capital letters but time has come for me to do so. Last week I have eaten the best Vilnius pizza and I am here to say to you where you can taste it. When I wrote about my … Continue reading THE Best Place Where to Eat Pizza in Vilnius (2019)
It was a beautiful warm summery evening when, last year, I attended (as a spectator) an event organized to promote Lithuanian culture within foreigners living in Lithuania. Poetic Umbrella (Under Lithuanian Culture and Language Umbrella, to be correct) is an … Continue reading Hacking Lithuanian Through Songs [+ Lyrics Translated]
I was stuck (we all are, at a certain point). I had joined a level that allowed me to have a colloquial conversation about everyday life, in Lithuanian. At that point I mentally laid down on a couch, turned on … Continue reading Hacking Lithuanian Language Through Podcasts [+ Bonus]
Summer is coming. There are days when Lithuania is hotter than Italy and spring is rapidly exploding all around. In Italy I was mainly eating white bread and kept doing it for a longtime also here. In Lithuania they eat … Continue reading On Rye Bread, Gira and Lithuanian Summer