Category Archives: Central & Eastern Europe

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 […]

Gyor, Hungary – The Charm in Visiting a Place You Know Nothing About

Szechenyi Square in Gyor, Hungary

For years, I have compared Vienna, Prague, and Budapest to the Bermuda Triangle.  The three cities suck people in, and the people never see anything outside of Prague’s resplendent castles, Vienna’s spellbinding architecture, and Budapest’s incredible restaurant scene (and shameless nightlife).  A city break to Budapest, Prague, or Vienna is completely understandable as all three are some […]

Riga Sightseeing: 10 Unusual Things to Do in Riga, Latvia

Riga Sightseeing: 10 Unusual Things to Do in Riga, Latvia

While Riga is famous for its nightlife, lip-smacking dishes, the Central Market and Vecriga (the Old Town), there are other jaw-dropping spots not everyone recommends to tourists. If you haven’t still eaten those baked piragis or potato pancakes to heart full, pack them up- I am taking you on a tour of unusual things to […]

5 Detailed Books on Chernobyl to Read Before Visiting the Exclusion Zone

5 Detailed Books on Chernobyl to Read Before Visiting the Exclusion Zone

There are many great books on Chernobyl worth reading if you’re interested in learning more about the Chernobyl disaster.  The following books about Chernobyl are ones we recommend reading before you visit the Exclusion Zone.   Books on Chernobyl to Read Before Exploring the Exclusion Zone Tourism to Chernobyl has exploded in the last year thanks […]