12 Places to Visit in Belarus – Europe’s Hottest Emerging Destination

Babruysk Belarus

Belarus was long a closed-off country in Eastern Europe that was not frequenting the minds of many travelers.  My first trip to Belarus was back in 2013 and the visa process was a nightmare and an ordeal I wouldn’t wish upon my worst enemy.  I went back to Belarus in 2014 during a short visa-free […]

12 Very Useful Things to Know Before You Travel to Bolivia

12 Very Useful Things to Know Before You Travel to Bolivia

Bolivia is a fantastic travel destination for all types of travelers. This post details many things you should know before you travel to Bolivia.  If you have additional thoughts about what to know before visiting Bolivia, please leave them in the comments! This is a guest post from Deb at The Visa Project. Tips for […]

4 Days in Amsterdam Itinerary: A Guide for First Time Travelers

4 Days in Amsterdam Itinerary: Things to Do + Map

If you’re planning a trip to Amsterdam and don’t know where to start with planning, this post is for you! It showcases the best way to spend 4 days in Amsterdam for first-time travelers. This Amsterdam itinerary is a guest post from Umang at Travel Max. Itinerary for Amsterdam Amsterdam is one of the most […]

11 Insightful Books About the Soviet Union Worth Reading

11 Insightful Books About the Soviet Union Worth Reading

There are many great books about the Soviet Union worth reading if you’re into history and keen to learn more. This is a guide to eleven detailed and informative USSR books that we think will give you a better understanding of the Soviet Union.  Many are accounts and contain a lot of insight while the […]

Forgotten Memories of the Abandoned Amusement Park in Elektrenai

Elektrenai. Even the name sounds pretty cool despite my inability to let it truly roll off of the tongue as if I were Lithuanian.  By the time I ended up visiting the abandoned amusement park in Elektrenai, Lithuania in March 2018, a place I had only heard about from a Finnish friend living in Vilnius […]