eastern europe Travel Articles

 
The Trans-Siberian Waiting Room – Russia, Europe
The Trans-Siberian Waiting Room – Russia, Europe If you plan on going on the Trans-Siberian Railway, Bjørn Christian Tørrissen suggests breaking your journey into several legs. There's a good reason.
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The Many Faces of Riga – Riga, Latvia, Europe
The Many Faces of Riga – Riga, Latvia, Europe James Crouchman shows us a few sides of Riga - the down and dirty, the historical and the seashore.
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The Ancient City of Nesebar and Bulgaria’s Southern Black Sea Coast – Nesebar, Bulgaria, Europe
If you plan to visit the Black Sea, Anne-Sophie Redisch suggests opting for the fascinating, ancient city of Nesebar. Unless you’re doing sociological research on drunk, loud, young Europeans holidayi
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The Scoop on Slovakia
John Adams passes on his insight on what he's learned in Slovakia.
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A Quickie in Europe: Best European Cities for a Short Visit!
BnA intern Christine Chan asks: Why bother wasting time on intra-city transportation and waiting in long lines when you can step into a small town, find your way around within a day and have more enough time.
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An Almost Lightness of Baroque – Prague, Czech Republic
Philip Blazdell reminisces about his memories of Prague.
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A City of Gold and Diamonds – Yakutsk, Russia
A City of Gold and Diamonds – Yakutsk, Russia Yakutsk, in the desolate landscape of Siberia is the capital of a region unimaginably wealthy in diamonds, gold, oil and gas.
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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, […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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