Category Archives: Central & Eastern Europe

16 Best Things to Do in Tallinn in Winter (+ Seasonal Tips!)

Things to do in Tallinn in Winter-43

Tallinn is often cited to be the most beautiful city in the Baltics and for a lot of reasons! While a trip to Tallinn in winter may be a bit cold, it is absolutely worthwhile. This is a guide to 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 […]

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. Best Day Trips from Riga, Latvia I […]

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 […]