Tag: Eastern Europe

Taking A Road Trip Through The Baltic’s – Plus VISA FREE St Petersburg and Minsk

Taking A Road Trip Through The Baltic’s – Plus VISA FREE St Petersburg and Minsk

Why visit three countries when you can go to five? The Baltic’s are an epic road trip by themselves but added with their Russian neighbours, St Petersburg and Minsk, they are an insight in to a totally different side to the Europe you know. Here…

10 Weird and Wonderful Things to Do in St Petersburg, Russia

10 Weird and Wonderful Things to Do in St Petersburg, Russia

St Petersburg is, to me, like Paris (with better driving obviously) in the respect that there is just so much to do and see. Every building is a palace of some sort, great Cathedrals lie around every corner with huge parks and boulevards giving the…

How to visit Russia Visa Free – A simple guide to visiting St Petersburg by ferry

How to visit Russia Visa Free – A simple guide to visiting St Petersburg by ferry

Getting a visa puts a lot of people off visiting Russia as it can be a lengthy and expensive process but did you know you can visit totally visa free? Just enter St. Petersburg by cruise or ferry and you are allowed to spend 72…

10 Weird Things To Do In Budapest

10 Weird Things To Do In Budapest

Budapest is packed full of great things to do all day and night. From vintage shops to the infamous ruin bars of the old Jewish quarter here are the top 10 weird and wonderful things not to miss in this eclectic city, Budapest. 1. Share…

The Top 5 Eats In Budapest

The Top 5 Eats In Budapest

I can’t think of Hungary without imagining a big hearty bowl of Goulash but that’s not all Budapest has to offer on the culinary scene. Due to a rich history and a modern day mix of cultures the food in the capital is unique not…

The Top 5 Eats In Prague

The Top 5 Eats In Prague

Prague doesn’t always top lists as the city with the best restaurants or most trendy cafés. People usually come for the gothic architecture and centuries of Communist history. But there are some great treasures to be found right in the heart of old town. From…

10 Weird Things To Do In Kiev

10 Weird Things To Do In Kiev

Kiev is a city full of surprises. It’s not as flashy as Paris, or as romantic as Rome, but it is super quirky and packed full of weird things to do. Interesting history, art, culture and great food. Plus, compared to Western Europe, the prices…

How to Visit the Salt Mines – Krakow

How to Visit the Salt Mines – Krakow

The Wieliczka salt mine near Krakow is a must for any visit to the Polish city. It’s a fantastic way to spend a few hours away from the city center. It’s an important part of the history of Krakow and brought a lot of wealth…

Istanbul, Turkey: Is it safe to travel to?

Istanbul, Turkey: Is it safe to travel to?

Travelling in Europe nowadays doesn’t have the same safe reputation as it once had. Unfortunately terrorism and poverty linked to immigration have had some negative effects on safety for travellers. Turkey has perhaps one of the worst reputations in Europe, in recent years their tourism…