Eastern Europe Nutz and Bolts Travel Articles

 
Czech Drinking Etiquette: A 12-Step Program – Czech Republic
In order not to offend your hosts and to make sure that you get the most possible from the finely fermented ingredients and brewing techniques that the Czech brewmasters have spent generations perfect
Save Money on Travel in Eastern Europe – Eastern Europe
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Kiev City Guide for Travelers – Kiev, Ukraine
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Swindles Beyond Cyberspace: Avoiding Russian Scams on Their Turf – Russia
Winston Wu details common scams in Russia and how to avoid them.
Armenia Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Armenia Where is it: Armenia is located in southwestern Asia, east of Turkey. Why do people go here: Those that can get past the ugly reminants of 70 years of Soviet domination, and the current international tensions, enjoy a country that is known for its ruins, supurb brandy (Winston Churchill’s favorite!) and […]
Russia Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Russia Where is it: Russia is located in northern Asia, bordering the Arctic Ocean, between Europe and the North Pacific Ocean Why do people go here: Oh sweet Russia! Still an empire in its own right, but struggling with development. A massive country packed with history, rural communities and the Trans-Siberian railway. […]
Azerbaijan Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Azerbaijan Where is it: Azerbaijan is located in southwestern Asia, bordering the Caspian Sea, between Iran and Russia, with a small European portion north of the Caucasus range. Why do people go here: Azerbaijan is known for its embroidered textiles. Once part of the Great Silk Route, there are numerous historical sites […]
Slovakia Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Slovakia Where is it: Slovakia is located in central Europe, south of Poland. Why do people go here: Lots of museums, lots of castles and lots of hiking. What are the main entry points: Trains from Hungary, Austria and the Czech Republic to Bratislava are common Currency used: Slovak koruna Country Code […]
Belarus Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Belarus Where is it: Belarus is located in Eastern Europe, east of Poland. Why do people go here: Although Belarus tends to be a stopover for those leaving or entering Lithuania/Poland/Russia/Ukraine, the country does provide a visitor with beautiful nature in the Belavezhskaja Pushcha Nature Reserve and modern architecture in the post-WWII […]
Slovenia Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Slovenia Where is it: Slovenia is located in central Europe, along the eastern Alps bordering the Adriatic Sea, between Austria and Croatia. Why do people go here: The gem of Eastern Europe, now a part of the European Union, has one of the highest standards of living in the region. Slovenia has […]