Category Archives: Central & Eastern Europe

Kyiv Accommodation Guide: Where to Stay in Kyiv for All Budgets

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I have had a long and tumultuous relationship with Kyiv accommodation throughout the years. After several strings of bad luck with bad hotels in Kyiv, I finally have found some places I trust and love.  This is a guide of where to stay in Kyiv for all budgets.  Kyiv Accommodation Guide: Where to Stay in […]

One or Two Days in Kyiv Itinerary: A Guide for First-Time Visitors

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It is no question that if you read my blog, you will quickly discover that Kyiv, Ukraine is my favorite city in the world.  The energy and unpredictability of the city have me captivated each and every time I visit.  And I have been there at least twenty times over the years.  This is a […]

16 Amazing Things to Do in Tallinn, Estonia in Winter

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Tallinn is often cited to be the most beautiful city in the Baltics and with a lot of reason. While a trip to Tallinn in winter may be a bit cold, it is absolutely worthwhile. This is a guide of things to do in Tallinn during the winter. If you have suggestions of what to […]

Impressions from Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine

Dnipropetrovsk.  Or is it Dnepropetrovsk?  The locals spell it the latter.  But in light of recent events, I feel ever-so-compelled to spell it with an ‘i’ and not an ‘e’.  Having to give actual thought to something so seemingly petty really spotlights what has occurred in eastern Ukraine (okay, all of Ukraine) over the past few […]

2 Weeks in Ukraine Itinerary: A Detailed Guide For First-Time Visitors

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Ukraine is, without a doubt, an up and coming travel destination within Europe.  This post is a Ukraine itinerary for two weeks for people visiting the Eastern European country for the first time.  It will include stops in the capital city, Kyiv, as well as stops in three other cities I think are worthy of […]