Category Archives: Central & Eastern Europe

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

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

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 […]

14 Best Things to Do in Kharkiv, Ukraine’s Hip Second City

Gorky Park Entrance

Kharkiv is Ukraine’s second-largest city and one that just does not get the recognition it deserves from international travelers. This is a guide to the best things to do in Kharkiv, Ukraine. The moment I stepped foot in Kharkiv, I knew I was going to love the city and that it would become one of […]

10 Amazing and Worthwhile Day Trips from Riga, Latvia

10 awesome riga day trips to take

I have been to Riga, Latvia about twenty times. I’ve had long trips, short layovers, and weekend breaks there. One of the best things about the Latvian capital are the many day trips from Riga available to visitors. This is a guide of the best Riga day trips. 10 Amazing and Worthwhile Day Trips from […]

16 Things to Do in Lviv, Ukraine: A Complete 2-Day Itinerary

It’s no secret that Ukraine is one of my favorite countries, if not my absolute favorite country. This is a post about how to spend 2 days in Lviv with the best things to do in Lviv, Ukraine for the first-time traveler.  The Lviv itinerary is written by Ukrainian sisters, Inessa and Natalie, and it […]

Inside the Abandoned Red Cross Hospital in Dnipro

I knew very little about Dnipro (formerly known as Dnipropetrovsk) before heading there despite trying to actively seek information about the Ukrainian city.  One thing I did know, however, was that the city was littered with abandoned buildings (in Russia and some of the CIS countries, they refer to urban exploration and the interest in […]