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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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 […]
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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 […]
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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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