Archive for June, 2011

Lithuanian Appetizer
Beer Anyone?

A classic Lithuanian appetizer that pairs perfectly with beer: Hot smoked pig ears, deep fried chicken gizzards and celery crisps. Could hardly wait for the main course, which in this case was cold beet soup (saltibarsciai) and potato kugel (kugelis). Mmmmmm!!!!!

After 24 hours of travel to get back from Lithuania, I’m exhausted. However, next week I will write a lot more about the food, the castles, the old-town and my wonderful friends who were such gracious hosts.


Paris Sidestreet
Paris Sidestreet

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Reindeer Sandwich
Snack at Helsinki Airport. Santa Would not be Pleased. (I did not eat this!)

Lions and Tourists
Serengeti Safari

I landed in Dar-es-Salaam after a great flight on Emirates where I actually met a Lithuanian flight attendant. We had a brief chat in Lithuanian after which she very generously hooked me up with an outstanding cheese plate from first class. I keep telling everyone, it pays to

Hi, I’m Algis


I have an insatiable wanderlust which takes me to some crazy places where I try strange foods, pretend I'm a local and talk with elephants. Keep reading...

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