Category Archives: Central & Eastern Europe

Low Budget Escapade In Russia: The Cheapest Places To Visit

Kazan, Russia Hotels and where to stay

Having a limited budget for traveling shouldn’t stop you from visiting the very historical country of Russia. We often read about Russia in history books, and we know how ancient their country is. Traveling to Russia before was a costly choice, but when the ruble started to devalue, Russian escapades had become affordable, especially to […]

The Perfect 2 Days in Krakow Itinerary for First-Time Visitors

2 days in Krakow itinerary: The Perfect Weekend in Krakow, Poland

Krakow is arguably one of the most underrated cities in Europe. Yet, after visiting, travelers often leave delighted and amazed at this picturesque city and wishing they had more time. Here’s how to plan 2 days in Krakow – your guide on what to put on your Krakow itinerary for the perfect trip.  2 Days […]

11 Kyiv City Tours that Will Show You the Best of Ukraine’s Capital

Things to do in Kiev, Ukraine (Kyiv) Street art

Sightseeing around Ukraine’s capital can be challenging if you’re unfamiliar with the language or traveling alone and aren’t comfortable independently seeing things in a city.  These are some of the best Kyiv city tours that will help you get a taste of the capital city with ease and a bit of organization.  If you have […]

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 […]

50 Fantastic Things to Do in Kyiv, Ukraine – My Favorite City in the World

Things to do in Kiev, Ukraine (Kyiv) saint michaels monastery

Kyiv, Ukraine. My absolute favorite city in the world. I have spent quite a bit of time in the Ukrainian capital and every time I am there, I fall more and more in love with the city. I am constantly getting emails about what to do in Kyiv, so I thought I’d finally take the […]

6 Must-Have Soviet Architecture Books for Your Coffee Table

6 Soviet Architecture Books for Your Coffee Table

If you come and hang out at my apartment, you will be quick to realize that I have a coffee table full of Soviet architecture books and a bookshelf filled with other types of reads that pertain to the same era.  These are my favorite books about Soviet architecture that you can order for yourself […]