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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Azerbaijan Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Azerbaijan Where is it: Azerbaijan is located in southwestern Asia, bordering the Caspian Sea, between Iran and Russia, with a small European portion north of the Caucasus range. Why do people go here: Azerbaijan is known for its embroidered textiles. Once part of the Great Silk Route, there are numerous historical sites […]
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Russia Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Russia Where is it: Russia is located in northern Asia, bordering the Arctic Ocean, between Europe and the North Pacific Ocean Why do people go here: Oh sweet Russia! Still an empire in its own right, but struggling with development. A massive country packed with history, rural communities and the Trans-Siberian railway. […]
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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 […]
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