Category Archives: Central & Eastern Europe

10 Historic and Beautiful Places to Visit in Lithuania

Places to visit in Lithuania: Kernave

Lithuania was the first Baltic country I stepped foot in, actually. I flew to Vilnius and then ventured to Klaipeda and Trakai and beyond.  Since that first trip, I have traveled to Lithuania around a dozen times. There are many places to visit in Lithuania and that is why I recruited a few other bloggers […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]