eastern europe Travel Articles

 
Impressions of Bucharest, Romania
Impressions of Bucharest, Romania Some people hate Bucharest and others instantly fall in love with it. Nicolas De Corte belongs to the second category and tried to get a decent idea of the city.
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Passing Time in Skopje – Macedonia, Europe
Passing Time in Skopje – Macedonia, Europe Anne-Sophie Redisch wonders whether Europe's least known capital has the potential to become the next undiscovered gem. Possibly, once stricter rules on littering are enforced.
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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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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 […]
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