Eastern Europe Nutz and Bolts Travel Articles

 
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 […]
Romania Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Romania Where is it: Romania is located in southeastern Europe, bordering the Black Sea, between Bulgaria and Ukraine Why do people go here: Romania is one of the more advanced Eastern European countries, but traditional folklore festivals, midevil castles and beautiful countryside still remain. What are the main entry points: There are […]
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 […]