Czech Republic Travel Facts

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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 […]

Estonia Travel Facts

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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 […]

Georgia Travel Facts

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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, […]

Hungary Travel Facts

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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 […]

Moldova Travel Facts

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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 […]

Poland Travel Facts

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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 […]

Romania Travel Facts

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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 […]

Russia Travel Facts

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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. […]

Slovakia Travel Facts

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The Basics Country: Slovakia Where is it: Slovakia is located in central Europe, south of Poland. Why do people go here: Lots of museums, lots of castles and lots of hiking. What are the main entry points: Trains from Hungary, Austria and the Czech Republic to Bratislava are common Currency used: Slovak koruna Country Code […]

Slovenia Travel Facts

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The Basics Country: Slovenia Where is it: Slovenia is located in central Europe, along the eastern Alps bordering the Adriatic Sea, between Austria and Croatia. Why do people go here: The gem of Eastern Europe, now a part of the European Union, has one of the highest standards of living in the region. Slovenia has […]