Eastern Europe Nutz and Bolts Travel Articles

 
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 […]
Bulgaria Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Bulgaria Where is it: Bulgaria is located in southeastern Europe, bordering the Black Sea, between Romania and Turkey. Why do people go here: Bulgaria is a cheap destination for those who wish to hit up the Black Sea coastline for a beach stay, or the slopes for a wintertime adventure. What are […]
Ukraine Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Ukraine Where is it: Ukraine is located in Eastern Europe, bordering the Black Sea, between Poland and Russia. Why do people go here: One of the largest countries in the former USSR, Ukraine is more heavily visited than others due to its proximity to Western Europe, but its old-world Soviet-era lifestyle is […]
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 […]