Lithuania: the beach holiday you can afford
With its empty beaches, mild climate and unbelievably low prices, Lithuania's Curonian spit made a perfect family holiday destination
Viv Groskop and her children on the wide, unspoilt beaches of the Curonian Spit, which are virtually empty except at the height of summer. Photograph: Viv Groskop
Can a family of four holiday anywhere outside of the UK for an affordable sum? Researching beach holidays earlier this year in France, Spain and Greece, I couldn't find anything for less than £3,000.