Best Places to Visit in the World 2016

Best Places to Visit in the World 2016 Written for Expedia By Dr. Cacinda Maloney “For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return.” - Leonardo da Vinci As a world traveler, I am constantly asked: “Where are the best places to visit in the world?” I have rounded up

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Christian Pilgrimage: Lithuania Hill of Crosses

Christian pilgrimage Lithuania Restores its Old Rugged Cross for a Crown   Once there, I didn’t want to leave. Lithuania's Hill of Crosses: its' magnetic pull drew me in. Christian Pilgrimage: Lithuania Hill of Crosses Christian Pilgrimage It had been slightly raining, with an on/off drizzle all morning. I was excited to finally arrive at "The Hill" after our driver had gotten us

2017-12-14T23:21:50+00:00

Baptized by Earth, Fire, and Wine near Trakai Castle in Lithuania

By Cacinda Maloney Champagne at the Baptism of Earth, Fire, and Wine in Lithuania   “We are here to not only celebrate a successful sail and landing, but to baptize you with Earth, Fire and Wine!” Say what? Balloon in Vilnius, Lithuania We landed with a bump, but then we were airborne again and we slowly tipped over. Horizontally, I lay

2017-07-11T16:43:27+00:00

Tear Down That Wall – Freedom for the Baltics

By Cacinda Maloney Tear Down That Wall - Freedom for the Baltics “General Secretary Gorbachev, if you seek peace, if you seek prosperity for the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, if you seek liberalization, come here to this gate. Mr. Gorbachev, open this gate. Mr. Gorbachev, "Tear down this wall!” Berlin Wall in 2013 I remember this exact comment made by American President

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