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.
Czech Republic Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Czech Republic Where is it: Czech Republic is located in central Europe, southeast of Germany Why do people go here: The Eastern European “it” country that, despite the increase in prices, still has cheap beer, cheap lodging and cheap fun. What are the main entry points: Trains into Prague from Germany and […]
Estonia Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Estonia Where is it: Estonia is located in Eastern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea and Gulf of Finland, between Latvia and Russia. Why do people go here: History, culture and natural beauty are some of Estonia’s big draws. With more than a dozen national parks, hiking trails are abundant, and those who […]
Georgia Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Georgia Where is it: Georgia is located in south-western Asia, bordering the Black Sea, between Turkey and Russia. Why do people go here: This country has only had its independence since 1991, with the breakup of the USSR. People who travel to Georgia enjoy the Mediterranian climate and greater interaction with locals, […]
Hungary Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Hungary Where is it: Hungary is located in central Europe, northwest of Romania. Why do people go here: Check of the Paris of the East, soak in world-famous spas (some are clothing optional), and drink Bull’s Blood in another East meets West country. What are the main entry points: Budapest is usually […]
Moldova Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Moldova Where is it: Moldova is located in Eastern Europe, northeast of Romania. Why do people go here: Moldova is stuggling to shrug off the heavy hand of Communism and those who make it now have the privilege of seeing the country in its infancy, void of heavy western influences. What are […]
Poland Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Poland Where is it: Poland is located in central Europe, east of Germany Why do people go here: Warsaw, like Berlin, is a totally modern city developed after WWII. Those interested in history, and even those who failed the subject, are drawn to the documention of the destruction the Second World War […]