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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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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