Rough Guide Publications. List of attractions and events you can't miss. Introduction covering culture and history. Tons of savvy travel tips. The Rough Guide to the Baltic States includes the countries of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. It is an excellent, detailed guide to these three countries, covering each of their capitol cities in depth, and helping you to understand three similar and yet different cultures. In the front of the book you will find and introduction to the Baltic States, including cultural identity, festivals, and advice on when to visit. Next you'll find the aptly named, "30 Things Not to Miss," with color photographs of each of the thirty attractions and experiences you can't go to the Baltic States without seeing. The Rough Guide to the Baltic States also includes a chapter of travel basics: how to get there, crossing the borders, health matters, insurance while traveling, local money, getting around within the Baltic States, communication, the media, accommodations, crime and safety, traveling with disabilities, and finally outdoor activities. The rest of The Rough Guide to the Baltic States covers the three countries individually, spending considerable time on their capitols. In each region, you will find out where to eat, where to sleep, and what to do for fun, including attractions in art, theater, music, history, and much more. If you plan on visiting Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, The Rough Guide to the Baltic States will help you to fully experience their cultures, foods, geographies, and entertainment. Areas covered in The Rough Guide to the Baltic States include: Lithuania - Vilnius and around, Eastern and Central Lithuania, and Western Lithuania. Latvia - Riga and around, Western Latvia, and Eastern Latvia. Estonia - Tallinn, Western Estonia, and Eastern Estonia.