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Top German award for Andy Jarosz

An article on Baltic Germany has won Guild member Andy Jarosz top prize in this year’s Germany Travel Writers’ Awards. The piece was published in National Geographic Magazine. The competition is organised annually by the German National Tourist Office. The results were announced at a lunch co-sponsored by the state of Brandenberg. Klaus Lohmann, the GNTGO’s…

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Ghosts of Baltic holidays past

Roger Bray feels the passage of history on Estonia’s coast The Baltic resort of Pärnu is an eccentric place in which to sense the ghosts of Europe’s tortured twentieth century. But it was easy, strolling on a chilly April afternoon by its wind whipped sand dunes, to imagine the careless laughter of parents and children whose…