Category Archives: Inspiration

A Travel Guide to Soviet Dnipro, Ukraine

Old Circus building in Dnipro, Ukraine

Most travelers familiar with Eastern Europe are aware that the farther east you head in any of those countries, the more ‘Russified’ the place becomes.  This doesn’t necessarily stand true for Central Europe or the Balkans, two regions often classified as Eastern Europe (and it kind of bothers me), but rather for Ukraine, Belarus, the Baltics, […]

15 Best National Parks to Visit in February (+ Seasonal Tips)

Crater Lake in winter

If you are seeking the best national parks to visit in February, this is your guide! This guide uncovers fifteen of the best US national parks to visit in February, why you should visit them, and what to expect during the winter season. While most US National Parks flourish during the summer and should months, […]

11 Soviet Circus Buildings for USSR Architecture Lovers

Dnipro Circus soviet building in Ukraine

One of the most interesting pieces of architecture that I’ve come across in my travels are Soviet circus buildings. This post rounds up some of the circuses of the Soviet Union that I have visited throughout the years with a little bit of background on each. Foreword:  I don’t like circuses.  In fact, I can […]

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 […]