Eastern Europe Travel Sitemap - Page 2 2016-09-26

Russia's Must-See Sights - Attractions for Travelers
Russia's must-see sights are found both in city centers and in the remotest regions of the country. Kremlins, palaces, cathedrals, monuments, and natural landscapes are included in Russia's must-see list.

Tsarskoe Selo - Tsars' Village at Pushkin
Tsarskoe Selo is one of the St. Petersburg area's best attractions and includes the Catherine Palace, the Alexander Palace, the Amber Room, and beautiful parks and gardens. Home to Russian tsars and emperors, Tsarskoe Selo represents the height of Russian royal opulence.

Mala Strana District - Prague's Little Quarter
The Mala Strana, or Little Quarter, district of Prague lies between Castle Hill and Old Town on the west bank of the Vlatva River. Explore this charming neighborhood on your next visit to the Czech capital city and enjoy its sights, eateries, and shops, or stay in one of its conveniently located hotels.

Bull's Blood of Eger - Hungary's Most Famous Red Wine
The legendary Bull's Blood of Eger is a famous red wine from Hungary. Visit the source of Egri Bikaver to see where soldiers fortified themselves on

Jasna Gora Monastery, Poland - The Home of the Black Madonna
Jasna Gora Monastery in Poland is the location of the Black Madonna. Jasna Gora is in the town of Czestochowa, a Polish site of pilgrimage and a popular travel destination.

The Chapel of the Virgin at Jasna Gora - The Chapel and Alter of the Black Madonna
The Chapel of the Virgin at Jasna Gora is where the Black Madonna is displayed. The icon is

Wawel Castle - Krakow's Royal Complex
A visit to Wawel Castle should be high on your list of things to do while you're in Krakow. This Polish castle complex features significantly in the country's history. Wawel Castle can easily take up the better part of the day.

Russian Tsars - Famous Emperors and Kings of Russia
Russian tsars such as Ivan the Terrible and Peter the Great left important legacies. Learn more about Russia's royalty and the emperors who dictated the course of history.

Hill of Crosses in Lithuania - Visit This Must-See Sight
The Hill of Crosses near Šiauliai is one of Lithuania's top sights. Though somewhat out of the way, it nevertheless creates a lasting impression.

Holidays in Russia - Nationally Observed Traditions
Russian holidays are important cultural events that bring visitors and locals together. National and unofficial holidays in Russia feature long-standing traditions and provide an excuse to celebrate!

Other Eastern European Countries
Discover what you need to know for travel to Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova, and Slovakia. Restaurants, hotels, sights, and more!

Christmas in Eastern Europe - Holiday Traditions and Customs
Christmas in Eastern Europe is celebrated with a variety of traditions old and new. Find out about customs in the countries of East Europe, including the Baltics, Balkans, and East Central European countries.

Christmas in Belarus - Traditions and Customs
Christmas and New Year's traditions are inseparable in the country of Belarus.

Christmas in Albania - Traditions and Customs
Albania's relationship with Christmas is somewhat different than in other countries of Eastern Europe. New Year's often stands in for Christmas, with a tree, gift-giving, and family gatherings.

Christmas in Serbia - Customs and Traditions
Ritual and traditions surround the celebration of Christmas in Serbia. From the Christmas Eve meal to caroling, Serbia maintain a variety of customs.

Slovakia Christmas Traditions - Holiday Customs
Christmas in Slovakia is a happy time of year when Baby Jesus brings gifts to children and families gather together around the Christmas tree.

Estonia Christmas Traditions - Holiday Customs
Christmas in Estonia centers around food, Santa's visit, and the wish for peace on Earth. Enjoy these traditions that are similar in nature to other Baltic nation Christmas traditions.

Romania Christmas Traditions - Holiday Customs
Sing and eat with the Romanians on December 25th, Christmas Day. Christmas traditions in Romania are linked with the pagan idea of the cycle of life and death.

Poland Christmas Traditions - Customs and Beliefs
Polish Christmas traditions are drawn from both Catholic and pagan beliefs. The holiday season is a special time of year in Poland, with Christmas celebrated both publicly and privately.

New and Old New Year's Traditions In Russia
The Russian New Year is celebrated in both old and new ways in Russia. Though some traditions mimic our own, others are unique to this country. Find out more about how the Russians mark this holiday.

Hungary Christmas Traditions - Customs and Celebrations
Learn about Christmas traditions in Hungary, as well as Advent, the Day of St. Nicholas, Christmas Eve, and more. Christmas in Hungary combines customs from the past with modern practices.

New Year's Eve in Eastern Europe - Celebrations in Major Cities
Learn how major cities celebrate New Year's Eve across Central and Eastern Europe.

Croatia Christmas Traditions - Customs and Practices
Christmas in Croatia is festive and colorful, with age-old traditions, decorative cookies, and a variety of Santa Claus characters that may visit children. People in Croatia also sprout wheat and decorate with fir boughs.

Top Ten Reasons to Travel to Eastern Europe
Top 10 Reasons to travel to Eastern Europe - If you need reasons to travel to Eastern Europe, here they are!

Poland Christmas Markets - Shop for Polish Holiday Gifts
What cities in Poland host Christmas markets during the month of December. Krakow offers the largest Christmas market, but other Polish cities get into the holiday spirit, too.

Russian Winter Festival Moscow - Celebrating the Col Season
The Russian Winter Festival in Moscow is a cultural festival where the holiday season is celebrated with enthusiasm and drama.

Santa Claus in Hungary - The Hungarian Santa
Who is Hungary's Santa? How does Santa Claus in Hungary deliver gifts? Learn more about St. Nicholas, Baby Jesus, and other Hungarian Santa tradition.

Before You Travel to the Baltics - Region Profile
The Baltic Region of Eastern Europe consists of Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia. Focus your itinerary on one country or visit all three for a good overview.

Snagov: Dracula's Resting Place?
On an island in the center of the lake at Snagov is Snagov Monastery, in which Vlad the Impaler is said to lie. Stories and legends surround this Dracula-related location!

Castles in Eastern Europe - Fortresses, Strongholds, Manors, and Palaces
Eastern Europe has plenty of castles and palaces for travelers to visit. Castle ruins, castle hotels, castle museums, and castles that are used by Eastern European governments add romance and historical significance to tours through Eastern Europe.

Gdansk Must-See Sights
When you visit Gdansk, Poland, don't miss these must-see sights! These top attractions are symbols of this Polish city.

Easter in Romania - Traditions and Customs
Easter in Romania is an important holiday surrounded by traditions and customs that include special foods, Easter eggs, and other practices.

Romanian Culture - Traditions, Crafts, Beliefs
Learn more about Romanian culture - traditions, holidays, customs, and more. The culture of Romania is waiting to be explored.

What is a Matryoshka? Meaning of the Word Matryoshka
What is a Matryoshka? The meaning of the word matryoshka is explored, along with the history and popularity of matryoshki.

Hungary Seasonal Travel and Holidays - Seasonal Travel to Hungary
Hungary Seasonal Travel and Holidays - Seasonal Travel to Hungary

When to Travel to Hungary - Best Times to Travel
When is the best time to travel to Hungary? Weigh the pros and cons of travel during each season to tailor your visit to what's most important to you.

When to Travel to Poland - Best Times to Visit
When should you travel to Poland? The advantages of visiting Poland during summer, fall, winter, and spring differ according to events, weather, and personal preferences.

Free Moscow - Enjoy the Russian Capital on a Budget
These free Moscow attractions allow you to learn about Russian culture and history without buying tickets or paying guides.

St. Nicholas Day in Eastern Europe - The St. Nicholas Eve Tradition in Eastern Europe
Learn about the tradition of St. Nicholas Day in the countries of Eastern Europe. Children throughout the region wait for St. Nick to give them gifts and candy on this day.

Easter in Hungary - Hungarian Easter Traditions
Learn about Easter in Hungary - Hungarian Easter Traditions include egg decorating, an annual festival, and traditions for the separate days of Easter.

Types of Easter Eggs from Eastern Europe - Easter Egg-Decorating Techniques
What types of Easter eggs can you find in Eastern Europe? Easter eggs from this region are decorated using a variety of techniques, like batik, scratching, and dying.

Krakow Must-See Sights - Top Sights in Poland's Cultural Capital
Krakow's must-see sights include its historic castle, Market Square, and the Kazimierz district. See all of Krakow's most important landmarks.

Snegurochka - The Russian Snow Maiden
Snegurochka, the Russian Snow Maiden is an important aspect to Christmas and New Year's in Russia. Learn more about Snegurochka!

Kizhi Island - What You Need to Know About Kizhi Island and Its Architecture
When you visit Kizhi Island, you'll see centuries-old wooden architecture on Lake Onega. Kizhi Island makes a good day trip from Petrazavodsk, Russia

Santa Claus in Poland - The Polish Santa
Santa Claus in Poland - Learn about the Polish Santa and how he distributes gifts on Christmas Eve and St. Nicholas Day.

Warsaw Month By Month - Warsaw Monthly Travel Guide
Warsaw Month By Month: Warsaw weather, events, and tips for each of the 12 months of the year. Monthly travel guides for Warsaw.

Eastern Europe Travel Destinations - Destinations in East Europe
Eastern Europe Travel Destinations - Destinations in East Europe

Coolest Castles in Eastern Europe
From the thick-walled fortresses of the north to the seaside strongholds to the south, Eastern Europe is replete with castles that recall medieval times.

Russian Name Day Tradition - Special Celebration
Learn about the Russian name day, or angel day, tradition, as well as how this custom has changed over the years.

Krakow Weather: Temperatures and Rainfall - Weather for Krakow
Temps and precipitation for weather in Krakow as well as seasonal highs and lows and average temperatures can help you plan your trip to Poland's cultural capital.

Trakai Castle - Lithuania's Famous Medieval Stronghold
Trakai Castle is an important destination in Lithuania. The museum tells the story of the castle through archaeological finds. Trakai is so famous and important to Lithuania, it isn't an attraction you'll want to miss.

Malbork Castle Poland - Teutonic Knights' Castle in Poland
Visit Malbork Castle, one of the world's largest medieval defensive structures. Located in the north of Poland, it makes an excellent day trip for individuals, groups, and families.

Ukrainian Easter and Ukrainian Easter Bread - Paska
Paska is a traditional Ukrainain bread served during Easter.

Peasant Clothing of Ukraine - Traditional Dress of Ukraine
Male Ukrainian peasant clothing also features embroidery.

Bast Shoes - Traditional Ukrainian Peasant Footwear
Bast shoes made of birch bark were worn widely across Ukraine, Russia, and elsewhere in Eastern Europe

Pictures of Ukrainian Dress, Eggs, Traditions
Explore the world of Ukrainian culture through folk traditions such as painted eggs and traditional dress. Ukrainian culture's eggs and costumes are two colorful customs passed down through generations.

National Ukrainian Costumes - Photo
National clothing from Ukraine varies by region. Patterns, color schemes, and details determine the origin of the clothing. Page 2.

Ukrainian Embroidery - Embroidered Folk Art from Ukraine - Rushnyki
Ukrainian embroidery is a traditional folk art that makes great souvenirs. Ukrainian embroidered cloths are called rushnyki.

Ukrainian Embroidery Design - Authentic Embroidery from Ukraine
Embroidery is still an important art form in Ukraine.

Ceremonial Towel from Ukraine - Rushnyki
Rushnyki or rushnyky are ceremonial embroidered towels from Ukraine.

Decorating Ukrainian Eggs - Wax Removal Method
The traditional manner of decorating eggs in Ukraine involves a wax removal method and the use of a special stylus to draw wax designs on an egg.

Ukrainian Eggs - Traditional Ukrainian Easter Eggs
Ukraine has had a long tradition of decorated eggs that dates back to pagan times. Ukrainian eggs have long been used for fertility, protection, and to celebrate spring.

Winter in Poland - December, January, February
Travel to Poland during winter for Christmastime celebrations and other festivals, concerts, performances, and cold-weather activities.

Winter in Hungary - December, January, February
A visit to Hungary during the winter season offers up a range of unique events and festivals that can't be experienced any other time of year.

Czech Republic Seasonal Travel and Holidays - Czech Seasonal Travel
Czech Republic Seasonal Travel and Holidays - Czech Seasonal Travel

Winter in the Czech Republic - December, January, February
Consider travel to the Czech Republic during winter--Christmas festivities, Carnival, and other events and holidays away the traveler who doesn't mind cold weather.

Christmas in Prague - Seasonal Market, Nativity Scenes, and Other Events
Prague loves Christmas, and you'll love celebrating this holiday in the Czech capital. The decorations, market, mulled wine, and seasonal music all contribute to a memorable winter season.

Guide to Prague in September - Weather, Events, and Tips
September is an excellent month for travel to Prague with its music festivals, Wenceslas celebrations, and gorgeous autumn weather.

Prague in October - Weather and Events
October is an excellent month for travel to Prague. While weather is chillier than in the summer months, tourist numbers are reduced, and the city looks lovely dressed in autumn colors.

10 Hungarian Cookbooks
10 Hungarian Cookbooks - Cookbooks containing Hungarian recipes

10 Russian Cookbooks
10 Russian Cookbooks - Cookbooks featuring traditional Russian recipes

The Czech Republic in Autumn - September, October, November
Fall travel to the Czech Republic is a good option for those who prefer to travel during cooler weather. September, October, and November offers seasonal events and activities, too.

Croatia in Autumn - September, October, November
If you shy from cooler temperatures but prefer to travel during the fall, consider Croatia as a destination. This southern European country makes an excellent autumn destination.

Slovenia in Autumn - September, October, November
Don't underestimate Slovenia's potential for an autumn holiday. Fall travel to Ljubljana in particular or Slovenia in general offers attractions and activities to appeal to a variety of interests.

Croatia Seasonal Travel - Seasonal Travel for Croatia
Croatia Seasonal Travel - Seasonal Travel for Croatia

Hungary in Autumn - September, October, November
Enjoy a visit to Hungary in the fall--September, October, or November--for a chance to experience seasonal festivals, tasty dishes, and the relaxing environment of the Hungarian countryside.

Poland in Autumn - Travel in September, October, and November
Travel to Poland during the fall season offers the colors of autumn leaves and the scents of meat-laden stews, as well as events all over the country that take place on an annual basis.

Warsaw in Autumn - Fall Travel in September, October, and November
Visit Warsaw in the fall to take advantage of the September, October, and November season of events and activities. Autumn is an advantageous time to travel to the Polish capital.

Krakow in Autumn - Fall Travel in September, October, November
Visit Krakow during September, October, or November for a fall vacation you won't forget. Autumn is an excellent time to see Krakow sights and experience its many events.

Visegrad - City on the River Drina
Visegrad's bridge was made famous in the book

Bratislava Travel - Travel to Bratislava, Slovakia
Bratislava Travel - Information about travel to Bratislava, Slovakia's capital city. Weather information, top sights, travel guides, and more.

Eastern European Travel Travel Tips - Travel East Europe
Eastern European Travel Tips - Find tips for Eastern European travel, learn how to prepare for Eastern European travel, and read advice for travelers to Eastern Europe.

Romania Travel Practicalities - Practicalities for Travel to Romania
Romania Travel Practicalities - Practicalities for Travel to Romania

Eastern Europe Blogs
More blogs about Eastern Europe - Eastern Europe blogs

Travel Gadgets for Eastern European Travel
Travel Gadgets for Eastern European Travel

Travel Basics to the Capital Cities of Eastern Europe
Get basic travel information to Eastern and East Central Europe's capital cities. These cities act as good bases for exploring the countries of the region in greater depth.

Sofia Travel Basics - Bulgaria's Capital City
Bulgaria's capital city of Sofia is making a name for itself as a travel destination--learn need-to-know information for your visit.

Bucharest Travel Basics - Romania's Capital
Bucharest serves as an introduction to the rest of Romania. Be sure to spend some time here even if you're traveling on to other Romanian cities.

Zagreb Travel Basics - Croatia's Capital City
Though an inland destination, Zagreb, Croatia's capital city, is big on personality. Learn how to get around and how you can see other parts of the country from here.

Baltic Capitals Travel Basics - Riga, Tallinn, Vilnius
Vilnius, Tallinn, and Riga are three unmissable Baltic capital cities--and travel to them is so easy! Find out how much they have to offer.

Bratislava Travel Basics - Information for Slovakia's Capital
Find out how to get from the airport, get around the city, what you should see, and how you can enjoy more of the country of Slovakia using Bratislava as your base.

Tips on Travelling During the Summer in Eastern Europe
Traveling to Eastern Europe during the summer? You're in for a variety of festivals, warm weather, and activities that can only be enjoyed during the hottest months of the year. Summer is the most popular time to travel to Eastern Europe.

Summer in Romania - June, July, and August
Folk culture, vampires and ghosts, traditional food and wine--these are what make Romania during the summertime such a tempting option for travelers who want to strike out into new territory.

Summer in Slovenia - June, July, August
Summertime in Slovenia is abundant with events and activities. Visit a royal horse farm, go underground with Slovenia's caves, sample some wine, or even rest by a lake or the sea.

Summer in Croatia - June, July, and August
Island getaways, Roman ruins, a stunning coastline--all of these characterize a visit to Croatia. Visit in June, July, or August to take advantage of seaside escapes.

Hungary in Summer - June, July, and August
Though plenty of reasons exist to spend time sightseeing in Budapest, Roman ruins, historic castles, wine regions, and lakeside resorts await the traveler looking to get outside the capital city while on vacation in June, July, or August.

Czech Republic Travel Information
The Czech Republic, with its capital city, Prague, is a major destination in East Central Europe. Unforgettable attractions and experiences await the traveler to the Czech Republic.

Czech Republic in Summer
Prague is a top-notch summer travel destination, but the Czech Republic is more than its capital city. Consider visiting other destinations throughout the country to get a more complete understanding of Czech culture and history.

Latvia in Summer - June, July, August
From seaside resorts to castle ruins to Baroque palaces, Latvia makes for a fulfilling summer travel destination. Explore destinations outside of Riga to make the most of your stay.

Summer in Lithuania - June, July, August
Summer is the best time to visit Lithuania and experience its coastline, spa resorts, or peaceful countryside attractions.

Estonia in Summer - June, July, and August
Don't underestimate the power of Estonia to impress and surprise--summertime travel to Estonia reveals mysterious islands, well-preserved manor houses and castles, lively city scenes, and natural beauty.

Photos of Winter in Eastern Europe - Winter Photo Gallery of Eastern Europe
Photos of Winter in Eastern Europe - Winter Photo Gallery of Eastern Europe

Winter in the Romanian Countryside
Winter in the Romanian Countryside

Winter in Ljubljana
Winter in Ljubljana. Eastern Europe Travel.

Winter in Prague
Winter in Prague. Eastern Europe Travel.

Winter at Bran Castle
Winter at Bran Castle. Eastern Europe Travel.

Winter in Krakow
Winter in Krakow. Eastern Europe Travel.

Winter in Ukraine
Winter in Ukraine. Eastern Europe Travel.

Winter in Bulgaria - Vitosha Mountain
Winter in Bulgaria - Vitosha Mountain

Church of Our Lady of Tyn Photo - Photo of the Church of Our Lady of Tyn
The Church of Our Lady of Tyne is a recognizable Old Town Square landmark with its spires stretching up into the sky. It is also the resting place of the astronomer Tycho Brahe!

Monument to Jan Hus Photo - Photo of the Monument to Jan Hus
The grand monument to Jan Hus is a focal point on Old Town Square. Jan Hus guards the square as the landscaping around the monument changes with the seasons.

House at the Stone Bell Photo - Photo of the House at the Stone Bell
The House at the Stone Bell is a charming member of Old Town Square's cast of characters. The bell is carved from stone and requires a careful eye to see.

Goltz-Kinsky Palace Photo - Photo of the Goltz-Kinsky Palace
The Goltz-Kinsky Palace now houses part of the Prague National Gallery's collection.

Church of St. Nicholas Photo - Photo of the Church of St. Nicholas
The Church of St. Nicholas, which sits behind the Town Hall, is a much-photographed Old Town Square architectural beauty.

Storch House Photo - Photo of the Storch House
The Storch House, with its mural of King Wenceslas, and its spire, was once a residential structure.

Astronomical Clock Photo - Photo of the Astronomical Clock
Prague's Astronomical Clock is a favorite sight, with its mechanical display and centuries-old history. Find your spot in front of the clock to watch its performance on the hour.

Bojnice Castle Slovakia - Slovakia's Bojnice Castle
Bojnice Castle Slovakia - Slovakia's Bojnice Castle

Gdansk Long Street Neptune Fountain Photo
Neptune Fountain, in front of Dwar Artusa, reminds visitors of Gdansk's affinity with the sea.

Gdansk Long Street - Amber Souvenirs Photo
Amber souvenirs abound in Gdansk. Take home honey-colored jewelry, crystal vessels decorated with amber stones, and other souvenirs related to Gdansk.

Photo Tour of Long Street in Gdansk, Poland - Gdansk Main Old Town
Take this photo tour of Gdansk's Long Street, located in Main Town. You'll see city gates, historic residences, the town hall, and more. Gdansk's old district is an enjoyable attraction!

Gdansk Long Street - Green Gate Photo
The Green Gate, at the west end of Long street, was once a residence for visiting royalty.

Gdansk Long Street - Main Town Hall Photo
Gdansk's Long Street, with its Town Hall, is one of this Polish city's main attractions.

Gdansk Long Street - Uphagen House Photo
Uphagen House takes visitors back in Gdansk's time as the Museum of Townhouse Interiors.

Gdansk Long Street - Arthur's Court Photo
Arthur's Court, or Dwor Artusa, preserves interiors that served the merchants of Gdansk's history.

Gdansk Long Street - New Bench House Photo
New Bench House maintains a legend about a girl who was imprisoned there. Her ghost is supposed to appear in one of its windows every day shortly after noon.

Gdansk Long Street - Golden Gate Photo
The 17th-century gate advertises the characteristics Gdansk's residents are said to bear alongside its values.

Gdansk Long Street - Great Armory Photo
The Dutch Renaissance Great Armory was once a storehouse for weapons in Gdansk, Poland.

Spis Castle Slovakia - Slovakia's Spis Castle
Spis Castle Slovakia - Slovakia's Spis Castle

Stara Lubovna Castle Slovakia - Slovakia's Stara Lubovna Castle
Stara Lubovna Castle Slovakia - Slovakia's Stara Lubovna Castle

Orava Castle Slovakia - Slovakia's Orava Castle
Orava Castle Slovakia - Slovakia's Orava Castle

Zvolen Castle Slovakia - Slovakia's Zvolen Castle
Zvolen Castle Slovakia - Slovakia's Zvolen Castle

Beckov Castle Slovakia - Slovakia's Beckov Castle
Beckov Castle Slovakia - Slovakia's Beckov Castle

Krasna Horka Castle Slovakia - Slovakia's Krasna Horka Castle
Krasna Horka Castle Slovakia - Slovakia's Krasna Horka Castle

Trencin Castle Slovakia - Slovakia's Trencin Castle
Trencin Castle Slovakia - Slovakia's Trencin Castle

Slovakia Castles in Photos - Photo Gallery of Slovakia Castles
Slovakia Castles in Photos - Photo Gallery of Slovakia Castles

Dubrovnik Travel Basics - Quick Tips for Travel Planning
If you're planning a visit to Dubrovnik--whatever the time of year--get information about airport transfers and other important information for travelers.

Summer in Prague Travel Guide - June, July, & August
Summer travel to Prague means warm weather, dense crowds, warm-weather events, and special safety considerations. Prague in the summer is energetic and unforgettable! Tips and advice for travel during June, July, and August.

Warsaw Travel Basics - Quick Tips for Travel Planning
Find out how to make the most of your visit to Warsaw with this overview of some basic information for travelers.

Krakow Travel Basics - Quick Tips for Travel Planning
Krakow is on many travelers' lists for top destinations, especially if they plan to visit Poland. Get an overview of what you need to know for making a stop in Poland's cultural capital.

Czestochowa, Poland - Home of the Black Madonna: Czestochowa
Czestochowa, Poland - Visit the home of the Black Madonna - Czestochowa.

Vilnius Travel Basics - Quick Tips for Travel Planning
Vilnius is an often-overlooked destination, but as this overview suggests, it has plenty to offer the traveler looking to for a different travel experience.

Tallinn Travel Basics - Quick Tips for Travel Planning
Don't underestimate Tallinn as a travel destination--get basic information that will help you plan your trip and enjoy your stay in Estonia.

Riga Travel Basics - Quick Tips for Travel Planning
Get a quick overview about travel to Riga, Latvia's capital city, including how to get around, information about currency, and transport to and from the airport.

Budapest Travel Basics - Quick Tips for Travel Planning
Basic information about travel to Budapest makes travel planning a breeze--learn about Hungary's currency, getting to and from the airport, and what to expect while in the city.

Ljubljana in June - Weather and Events for Ljubljana in June
Ljubljana in June - Information about Ljubljana June weather and events. What to pack, tips, holidays, festivals.

Bratislava in June - Weather and Events in Bratislava in June
Bratislava in June - Get information about Bratislava June weather and events. Tips, holidays, festivals, what to pack.

What To Do Before You Go to Russia
Basics of Russia Travel - Tips for Travel to Russia

New York Cafe Budapest - Renovated Historic Cafe
The New York Cafe is a renovated Budapest beauty. But is it worth a visit?

Budapest Parliament Building Visit - Top Sight in the Hungarian Capital
Why is the Hungarian Parliament Building a must-visit attraction in Budapest? This incredible structure has a new visitors center and offers tours in a variety of languages.

Eastern Europe Travel Preparations and Travel Tips
Eastern Europe Travel Preparations and Tips - Tips for Preparation to Travel to Eastern Europe

Smart Packing for Eastern Europe Travel - Planning Ahead
Don't suffer from exposure when you travel to Eastern and Central Europe. Pack smart by layering clothing, wearing comfortable shoes, and preparing for changing conditions.

No-Hassle Budapest - Convenient Travel
Create a worry-free stay in Budapest by using services for travelers and by planning ahead. Hassle doesn't have to bog down your visit to Hungary's capital city!

Two Days in Budapest - Tips for a Short Stay
How much can you see with 48 hours in Budapest? Two days is enough time to see some sights, do some shopping, and dine out.

Shopping in Budapest - Great Places to Buy Gifts and Souvenirs
Those who love to shop will enjoy strolling around Budapest either window shopping or seriously shopping. Many shopping areas are concentrated in tourist districts.

Must-Try Menu Items in Budapest’s Restaurants - Hungarian Food and Drink
Hungarian traditional food and drink are must-try menu items at restaurants in Budapest in beyond and include goulash soup and fruit brandy.

Easter in Ukraine - Traditions and Rituals
Ukrainian Easter celebrations are complex and surrounded by ritual. Easter traditions in Ukraine include the dying of eggs, the eating of special foods, and other customs.

Easter in Bulgaria - Traditions and Superstitions
Superstitions and rituals surround the celebration of Eastern in Bulgaria. These traditions include the dying of Easter eggs, the eating of Easter bread, and the lighting of Easter candles.

Easter in Poland - Polish Easter Traditions
Celebrate Easter in Poland or bring a bit of Poland into your own Easter traditions. This major Polish holiday celebrates the arrival of spring.

Ukrainian Easter Eggs - Pysanky History and Symbolism
Ukrainian Easter eggs, known as pysanky, are an important aspect of folk heritage. Pysanky were decorated in pre-Christian times and continue to be made today.

Souvenirs and Shopping in Eastern Europe
Souvenirs and Shopping in Eastern Europe - Eastern Europe Shopping Tips and Souvenirs

Croatian Easter Traditions
Croatia has interesting traditions and customs for Easter, including making noisemakers and Easter palms and celebrating with special foods such as the Easter cake.

Polish Easter Eggs - Types and Techniques
Many types of Easter eggs can be found in Poland. Polish Easter eggs can be dyed, scratched, painted, or decorated with paper and other materials.

Easter in Slovenia - Eggs, Palms, and Potica
Easter in Slovenia tickles the senses with good things to eat and colorful Easter palms. Easter eggs in the Slovenian style make special souvenirs of Slovenia in general or a particular region.

Easter Eggs from Slovenia - Methods of Decoration
Easter eggs play an important role in the ritual and celebration of Easter in Slovenia. From dyed eggs to scratched eggs to eggs that look like lace, if you're wild about Easter eggs, Slovenia is the place to travel during this springtime holiday.

Karlovy Vary - Spa Town Karlovy Vary
Karlovy Vary - Spa Town Karlovy Vary

Eastern European UNESCO World Heritage Sites - World Heritage Sites in Eastern Europe
Eastern European UNESCO World Heritage Sites are some of the most travel-worthy and photographic sites in East Europe. Visit these UNESCO World Heritage Sites for unforgettable travel experiences.

Plitvice Lakes - UNESCO-protected Natural Beauty
Plitvice Lakes are a World Heritage Site in Croatia known for their delicate ecological beauty and significance.

Prague Hotels - Hotels In Prague
Prague Hotels - Hotels In Prague

Poland Hotels - Hotels in Poland
Poland hotels, luxury hotels, budget hotels, top rated hotels, castle hotels

Eastern European Hotels - Hotels in Eastern Europe - Where to Stay in Eastern Europe
Eastern Europe Hotels - You're planning a trip to Eastern Europe, and you've got to have a place to stay. Get started witht this list of hotels in Eastern Europe. Choose from luxury hotels, budget hotels, castle hotels, top guest rated hotels and more.

Gdansk Guide - Travel Information for Danzig
Use this travel guide to Gdansk, Poland (also known as Danzig) to find out what you need to know to enjoy your visit. This travel guide offers info on hotels, restaurants, sights, and transportation in Gdansk.

Croatia Trivia - Interesting Info
Croatia is a fascinating country, and its history and culture make for great trivia points for those learning about it prior to travel.

Reliving the Past in Eastern Europe - Experience History Firsthand
In Eastern Europe, you don't have to passively experience history. Relive it through experiences that recreate the past in restaurants, cafes, hotels, and events.

Bulgaria Trivia
Learn more about Bulgaria with this trivia, including strange and interesting information that touches upon its history and culture.

Montenegro Trivia - Weird and Interesting Information
Montenegro may be small, but it's big on weird and interesting facts and information. Learn more about Montenegro with this trivia.

Romania Trivia - Did You Know?
This Romania trivia will introduce you to information you may not have known about this interesting country and include weird facts and insights into its history and culture.

Plovdiv, Bulgaria - Layers of History
Plovdiv, Bulgaria - Plovdiv. Eastern Europe Travel.

Roman Ruins in Croatia - Ancient History's Best Sites
Croatia's density of well-preserved Roman sites makes it a fascinating location for fans of ancient history.

Roman Ruins in Hungary - Ancient History in Budapest and Beyond
Don't be surprised by Hungary's Roman sites, which can be seen in cities such as Budapest and Pecs. Hungary is proud of its Roman history.

Sochi - Location of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games
Where is Sochi Located? - Location of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games

Russian Culture - Traditions, Art, and History
Learn about Russian Culture - Elements of Russian culture include traditions, foods, art, music, important landmarks, historical events, and more. The culture of Russia is colorful, complex, and fascinating!

Russian Culture - Traditions, Art, and History
Learn about Russian Culture - Elements of Russian culture include traditions, foods, art, music, important landmarks, historical events, and more. The culture of Russia is colorful, complex, and fascinating!

Russian Culture - Traditions, Art, and History
Learn about Russian Culture - Elements of Russian culture include traditions, foods, art, music, important landmarks, historical events, and more. The culture of Russia is colorful, complex, and fascinating!

Russian Culture - Traditions, Art, and History
Learn about Russian Culture - Elements of Russian culture include traditions, foods, art, music, important landmarks, historical events, and more. The culture of Russia is colorful, complex, and fascinating!

The Real Dracula Vlad the Impaler
Dracula, or Vlad the Impaler, was a real character in Romanian history. Though Dracula has gained infamy due to Bram Stoker's famous nove, the real Dracula is one of Romania's best-known rulers.

Where is Budapest? - Budapest's Location
Where is Budapest? - Discover Budapest's location in Europe in relation to other major cities.

Moscow Must-See Sites for Visitors
From the Kremlin to the Pushkin Fine Arts Museum, here are the gest things for travelers to do in Moscow, Russia.

Important Health and Safety Tips for Russia Travel
Travel to Russia should be safe, but sometimes it isn't. Visitors to Russia should be aware of how to keep themselves safe and healthy during their travel in Russia. These basic health and safety tips for Russia travel will improve your chances of having a safe and healthy journey.

Romanian Traditional Foods - Cuisine from Romania
Discover the traditional foods of Romania that have been satisfying Romanians for generations. Customary dishes feature meat, poultry, fish, grains and vegetables and show influences from neighboring countries.

10 Tips for Summer Dress for Eastern Europe Travel
Wondering what to pack and wear when you travel during the summer months in Eastern Europe? Summer is one of the easiest seasons to pack for Easten Europe travel. These tips will help.

Public Toilets in Russia and Eastern Europe
Toilets in Russia and Eastern Europe can offer some surprises for visitors. Here's what you need to know about toilets in the region--from toilet paper, to how to flush, to the phenomenon of pay toilets.

Sochi Resort City for the 2014 Olympics
Sochi, Russia is the host city for the 2014 Olympic games. A well-established resort city in Russia, Sochi hopes to make a positive and lasting impression on would-be travelers.

Prague Must-See Sights - Eastern Europe Travel
See Prague's Must-See Sights - These top sights are ones that Prague visitors must see! Visit these important places and landmarks to get a feel for the city.

Prague Month By Month Travel Guide
Prague Month By Month - Guides for each of the 12 months of year for travel to Prague. Get weather, events, and tips for travel to the Czech capital city throughout the year.

Maslenitsa Festival in Moscow - Russian Pancake Week
Maslenitsa, Russian Shrovetide, is an exciting annual ritual with its roots in a pagan past. Join in the fun of Butter Week, as Maslenitsa is known, and eat, play, and celebrate the end of winter!

Polish Traditional Foods - Famous and Popular Dishes
Polish Traditoinal Foods - Discover Polish Traditional Foods

Must-See Sights for Travelers to Warsaw
Warsaw is one of Poland's most popular travel destinations. With its rich history and striking sights, Warsaw has plenty of attractions to offer visitors.

Before You Go: Poland Travel Basics
Basic tips for Poland travel. Eastern Europe Travel.

Serbia's Geographical Location - Find it on a Map
Where is Serbia? - Learn Serbia's location and be able to locate Serbia on a map

Day Trips From Prague - See More of the Czech Republic
Day trips from Prague make great opportunities to see more of the Czech Republic. You can visit spas, breweries, castles, and even a chapel made of bones. Some of the most intriguing places in the country are only a few hours from the capital city!

Weather and Events for Krakow in December
This Krakow in December guide will tell you what you need to know for travel to Krakow in December.

Traditional Foods From Hungary
Hungarian Traditional Foods - Discover Food from Hungary

Prague in March - Weather, Events, and Tips
Travel to Prague in March for the potential to see the Czech capital city come alive with Easter festivities. The weather is still chilly, but seasonal events make a visit during this month well worth it.

How Do I Get to Sochi?
How do I Get to Sochi? - Getting to Sochi

Where Is Russia? - Finding Russia on a Map
Where is Russia? Discover Russia's location and find out where Russia is on a map.

Russian Names: Nicknames, Patronymic and Family Names
Why do Russians have so many names? Find out everything you need to know about Russian names, including nicknames, family names, and the Russian

Tips for Shopping Eastern Europe’s Christmas Markets
Use these tips to make the most of your shopping trip to any of Eastern Europe's Christmas markets! A visit to the holiday fairs will be a memorable experience, so make it a good one by dressing properly and planning well.

Old Town Prague's Christmas Market
Prague's Christmas market is one of the best in Europe. Enjoy the festivities in Old Town Square throughout the month of December. You'll love how the Czechs do Christmas!

Christmas Market Warsaw Poland - Holiday Souvenirs and Gifts
Warsaw's Christmas market is a welcoming site in the old part of Poland's capital city. The cozy old town is the perfect setting for holiday decorations, Christmas trees, and festive market stalls.

Best Christmas Gifts from Eastern Europe - Special Presents and Stocking Stuffers
Looking for Christmas gifts from Eastern Europe? Look no further than these suggestions from the Eastern and East Central European countries.

Christmas in Krakow - Markets, Nativity Scenes, and Other Events
Krakow does Christmas like the largest European capital cities,with its market being one of the best in the region. Also view Christmas creches that go on display annually.

Christmas in the Baltic Nations - Christmas in Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia
Christmas in the Baltic Nations combines hundreds of years' of traditions with modern ways of celebrating the holidays. Visit Vilnius, Tallinn, or Riga for annual Christmas markets.

Christmas Customs in Eastern Europe – Eastern Europe's Traditional Christmas Celebrations
Christmas Customs in Eastern Europe include annual Christmas markets, seasonal foods, visitations by Santa Claus, religious customs, and outdoor events.

High-End Gifts from Eastern Europe - Thoughtful and Inspired Luxury Items
These pricier gifts from Eastern Europe will show your thoughtfulness and imagination to each recipient. Find luxury and high-end gifts when you travel through the countries of the region.

Best Stocking Stuffers from Eastern Europe - Small Gifts
Stuff stockings this year with small gifts from Eastern Europe. These little gifts make for big surprises whether tucked into stockings or placed underneath the Christmas tree.

Cities in Eastern Europe - East European Cities
Cities in Eastern Europe - East European Cities

Haunted Eastern Europe - Spookiest Destinations
Visit Eastern Europe's most haunted and strangest destinations for ghost, vampire, and UFO sightings.

Haunted Prague - Ghosts of the Czech Capital
Prague is one of Central Europe's most-haunted capitals. Start your ghost-hunting tour with these sites said to be places of paranormal activity.

Dracula Sites in Romania - Finding Vlad the Impaler
If you are in search of Dracula and Dracula-related sites, understand that Vlad the Impaler was the man behind Bram Stoker's inspiration for the famous vampire. Dracula sites in Romania preserve the memory of Vlad Tepes, who is often revered as a historical hero in Romania despite his gruesome treatment of criminals, invaders, and those who opposed him.

Strangest Places in Eastern Europe - Unusual Attractions
Strange places abound in the vast territory of Eastern Europe, from elegant rock formations to chapels made of bones.

Haunted Czech Republic - Ghosts and Demons
From castles to bone chapels to abandoned churches, the Czech Republic's spookiest places are haunted by ghosts, tricky imps, and demons from another world.

Poland Travel
Poland Travel - Everything you need to know about Poland Travel

Haunted Poland - White Ladies, Dragons, and Other Ghosts
Go ghost hunting in Poland at these haunted places. Meet a spooky

Prague Sights - Major Sights in Prague
Prague Sights - Major Sights in Prague

Neamt Castle, Romania
Neamt Castle, Romania, was built in the 14th century.

Enisala Castle, Romania
Enisala Castle, Romania. Eastern Europe Travel.

Corvin's or Hunedoara Castle - Gothic Elegance in Transylvania
Gothic Hunedoara Castle is located in Transylvania and is associated with Dracula's father.

Suceava Fortress - Ancient Romanian Citadel
Suceava Fortress dates from the 14th century and is also know as Cetatea de Scaun or the Princely Citadel.

Coltesti Fortress - Ruined Romanian Castle
Coltesti Fortress dates from the 13th century.

Romania Castles - Legends, Photos, Visitors Information
Surrounded by legend, Romania's castles are symbols of this country's history and heritage. Discover fascinating castles in Romania - View photos of Peles Castle, Poenari Castle, Bran Castle, and more.

Rasnov Castle - Romantic Romanian Castle Ruins
Rasnov Castle is a partially ruined fortress that sits atop a hill overlooking the town of Rasnov.

Peles Castle, Romania - Information about Romania's Most Beautiful Castle
Peles Castle is one of the most beautiful castles in Romania. Built on the Royal Estate of Sinaia during the 19th century, Peles Castle is associated with Romanian kings.

Culture Palace in Iasi
The Culture Palace in Romania is home to four important museums.

Fagaras Castle - Medieval Fortress in Romania
Fagaras Castle is located in Transylvania and is a well-preserved citadel from the Middle Ages.

Poenari Castle - Palace of Vlad Tepes, Romania's Dracula
Poenari Castle is sometimes referred to as Vlad the Impaler's Castle and served as one of his fortresses during his rule.

Kendeffy Castle, Romania
Kendeffy Castle is a Romani castle also known as Santamaria Orlea Castle.

Bran Castle - The Famous Dracula Castle
Bran Castle is commonly known as Dracula's Castle and is one of Romania's most famous structures.

Haunted Transylvania - Ghosts and Vampires in Romania
Transylvania is not only haunted by vampires. Ghosts and UFOS have also been spotted in its castles and forests.

Tips for Staying in East Europe - Accomodation in Eastern Europe
Tips for Staying in East Europe - Accomodation in Eastern Europe

Strangest Hotels in Eastern Europe - Unusual and Unique Places to Stay
Whether an ice hotel, a floating hotel, a prison hotel, or some other type of accommodation appeals to you, Eastern Europe has a range of strange places to stay that will make your trip memorable.

Estonia's Major Islands - The 8 Best
The best Estonian islands are also its largest. These major Estonian islands are home to creative island people, lush natural landscapes, and landmarks and legends from the past. Each of these islands is unique in its culture and history and is worth a closer look.

Eastern European Culture - Culture of Eastern Europe
Eastern European Culture - Culture of Eastern Europe

Pottery from Eastern Europe - Traditional Ceramics
Traditional pottery and ceramic styles from the countries of Eastern Europe are highly collectable, beautiful, and useful. A piece of traditional pottery makes a great travel souvenir!

Bulgarian Souvenirs - Local Products, Gifts, and Art
Don't underestimate the potential of Bulgaria as a destination for souvenir hunters. Whether you're looking for small items to distribute to friends or high-quality artisanal pieces to decorate your home, Bulgaria has much to offer.

Tallinn - Estonia's Capital City
Tallinn is Estonia's capital city. Its medieval old town, combined with a culture that fully embraces modern technologies, makes it an attractive destination for travelers to the Baltic countries.

Gniew Castle Poland - About Poland's Gniew Castle
Gniew Castle Poland - About Poland's Gniew Castle

Cheap Street Food and Snacks in Prague
Street Food in Prague - Street Snacks in Prague

Kiev Monuments - Photos of Kiev Monuments and Memorials
Kiev Monuments - Photos of Kiev Monuments and Memorials

Poland Castles Photos and Info
Poland's castles and palaces are fascinating remnants of Polish history and heritage. Visiting castles is also a fun aspect of travel. Find out more about Poland's best castles.

Animal Matryoshka Dolls - Photo of Animal Matryoshka Dolls
Animal Matryoshka Dolls - Photo of Animal Matryoshka Dolls

Holiday Matryoshka Dolls - Photo of Holiday Matryoshka Dolls
Holiday Matryoshka Dolls - Photo of Holiday Matryoshka Dolls

Gzhel Style Matryoshka Ornaments - Photos of Gzhel Style Matryoshka Dolls
Gzhel Style Matryoshka Ornaments - Photos of Gzhel Style Matryoshka Dolls

Matryoshka Dolls for Special Events - Photo of Political Matryoshka Dolls
Matryoshka Dolls for Special Events - Photo of Political Matryoshka Dolls

Egg-Shaped Matryoshka Dolls - Photo of Egg-Shaped Matryoshka Dolls
Egg-Shaped Matryoshka Dolls - Photo of Egg-Shaped Matryoshka Dolls

Elaborately Painted Matryoshka Dolls - Photo of Elaborate Matryoshka Dolls
Elaborately Painted Matryoshka Dolls - Photo of Elaborate Matryoshka Dolls

Matryoshka Dolls in Large Sets - Photo of Matryoshka Doll Sets
Matryoshka Dolls in Large Sets - Photo of Matryoshka Doll Sets

Family Matryoshka Dolls - Photo of Matryoshka Doll Family
Family Matryoshka Dolls - Photo of Matryoshka Doll Family

Matryoshka Doll with Woodburning Technique and Gold - Photo of Matryoshka with Woodburning Detail
Matryoshka Doll with Woodburning Technique and Gold - Photo of Matryoshka with Woodburning Detail

Fairy Tale Matryoshka Dolls - Photo of Fairy Tale Matryoshka
Fairy Tale Matryoshka Dolls - Photo of Fairy Tale Matryoshka

Matryoshka Dolls Photo Gallery - Photos of Matryoshka Dolls
Matryoshka Dolls Photo Gallery - Photos of Matryoshka Dolls

Russian Leaders Matryoshka Dolls - Photo of Russian Leaders Matryoshka
Russian Leaders Matryoshka Dolls - Photo of Russian Leaders Matryoshka

Latvia Facts and Information
Latvia facts and information for visitors. Facts about Latvia in the Baltic region of Europe. Travel facts, demographic facts, history and culture facts.

Croatia Country Profile - Southeastern Europe Country Profile - Croatia
Croatia - Croatia Country Profile is one of Eastern Europe's hotspots for sun-seeking travelers. Croatia is a small country located in Southeastern Europe with a growing tourist industry.

Krakow in April - Weather, Events, and Tips
Information about Krakow in April. Weather and events, tips, what to pack, holidays and festivals, and more.

Top Dubrovnik, Croatia Must-See Sights
Dubrovnik Must-See Sights - Top Dubrovnik, Croatia Sights

Kotor's Must-See Sights
Kotor's Must-See Sights - Top Kotor Sights

Shots and Vaccinations for East Europe Travel
While travelers should talk with their doctor about country-specific vaccinations, these vaccinations are recommended for travel to large parts of Eastern Europe. Take particular care to get updated on your shots prior to travel if you plan to spend time camping, hiking, or in rural areas.

Krakow in Summer - June, July, and August in Krakow
Numerous events make summer travel to Krakow memorable. Enjoy warm weather and festivals of all kinds when you travel to Krakow in June, July, or August.

Men's and Women's Croatian Folk Costumes
Men's and Women's Croatian Folk Costumes - Folk Dress of Croatian Men and Women.

Croatian National Costumes
Croatian National Costumes - National Costumes from Croatia. Page 2.

Female Folk Dancers, Croatia - Women's Folk Dance Costumes, Croatia
Female Folk Dancers, Croatia - Women's Folk Dance Costumes, Croatia

Croatian Folk Costume in Porec - Traditional Dress in Porec Shop Window
Croatian Folk Costume in Porec - Traditional Dress in Porec Shop Window

Folk Costume from Moslavina Croatia - Moslavina Traditional Dress, Croatia
Folk Costume from Moslavina Croatia - Moslavina Traditional Dress, Croatia

Folk Costumes from Cilipi, Croatia - Croatian Cilipi Clothing
Folk Costumes from Cilipi, Croatia - Croatian Cilipi Clothing

Slavonian Costumes of Croatia - Slavonia Folk Dress, Croatia
Slavonian Costumes of Croatia - Slavonia Folk Dress, Croatia

Where is Belgrade Located?
Where is Belgrade - Discover Belgrade's location and distance from other major cities in Europe.

Find Cheap Tickets to Eastern Europe
Find Cheap Tickets to Eastern Europe - Use these tips to find cheap ticket to Eastern Europe.

Budapest Weather and Events (September)
Budapest in September. Get information about September travel to Budapest - weather, events, and tips. September guide for Budapest travel.

Photo Gallery and Description of Poland Culture Page 1
View the Polish flag and learn what colors are used in Poland's flag. The national flag of Poland is a symbol of the country.

September Weather and Events in Krakow
Krakow in September - Get information about Krakow September weather and events. Tips, what to pack, holidays, festivals

Guide to June Travel in Eastern Europe
Find out what you need to know about travel to Eastern Europe in June. Check out events and weather for the destination city of your choice and get useful tips for enjoying your stay.

Travel Guide for Moscow in September
Travel to Moscow in September - Information about Moscow September weather and events. Travel tips, what to pack, holidays, and festivals.

September - Seasonal Eastern European Travel by Month
Travel to Eastern Europe in September is unforgettable. The weather maintains summer's warmth, but crowds have waned--it's the perfect atmosphere for enjoying historic cities and seeing famous sights.

What Is Zavarka?
Concentrated tea brew made especially for the Russian tea ceremony.

Motherland Monument - Photo of Kiev's Motherland Monument
Motherland Monument - Photo of Kiev's Motherland Monument

Monument to Ukraine's First President - Photo of Monument to First President of Ukraine
Monument to Ukraine's First President - Photo of Monument to First President of Ukraine

Monument to Prince Vladimir - Photo of Prince Vladimir Monument
Monument to Prince Vladimir - Photo of Prince Vladimir Monument

Monument to Yaroslav the Wise - Photo of Monument to Yaroslav
Monument to Yaroslav the Wise - Photo of Monument to Yaroslav

Monument to Taras Shevchenko - Photo of Taras Schevchenko Monument
Monument to Taras Shevchenko - Photo of Taras Schevchenko Monument

Kiev Monument to Independence - Photo of Monument to Independence
Kiev Monument to Independence - Photo of Monument to Independence

Photo of Founders of Kiev Monument
Monument to the Founders of Kiev - Photo of Founders of Kiev Monument. Page 5.

Fountain Monument to Kiev Founders - Photo of Kiev Founders Fountain
Fountain Monument to Kiev Founders - Photo of Kiev Founders Fountain

Monument to the Archangel Michael - Photo of Archangel Michael Monument
Monument to the Archangel Michael - Photo of Archangel Michael Monument

Kiev Arch of Friendship - Arch of Friendship Photo
Kiev Arch of Friendship - Arch of Friendship Photo

Monument to Cyril and Methodius - Photo of Cyril and Methodius Monument Kiev
Monument to Cyril and Methodius - Photo of Cyril and Methodius Monument Kiev

Krakow in July - Weather, Events, and Tips
Krakow in July - Get information about Krakow July weather and events. Tips, what to pack, holidays, and festivals

Peterhof Guide - Visit The Russian Versailles
Get a first-hand look at Peter the Great's lifestyle at Peterhof, the Russian Versailles. Golden fountains, luxe interiors, and palace gardens are only of some of what you'll see on a visit to Peterhof.

Romania - Country of Living Legend
Romania is a country of legend, mystery, traditions, and surprising beauty. Visit any one of its destination cities to learn more about Romanian culture and heritage, walk among centuries-old buildings, or chase the memory of Vlad Tepes, who inspired Bram Stoker to write the story of Dracula.

Masopust - Czech Shrovetide or Carnival
Masopust - Czech Shrovetide or Carnival

Riga's Must-See Sights
Riga's Must-See Sights are an important part of Latvia's cultural landscape. Don't miss these sights when you visit Riga!

Advantages of Taking an Eastern European Tour
Thinking about taking a guided tour through Eastern Europe or parts of Eastern Europe? There are disadvantages and advantages to booking a guided tour, which may help you in making a decision about whether or not you want to join a tour group or explore Eastern Europe on your own.

Bucharest Romania - Bucharest
Bucharest Romania - Bucharest. Eastern Europe Travel.

Shopping Centers and Malls in Warsaw, Poland
Shopping Malls in Warsaw, Poland - Find information about the best shopping malls and centers in the Polish capital city.

Moscow Events - Festivals and Events in Moscow, Russia
Moscow Events - Festivals and Events in Moscow, Russia

Poland - Profile of Poland
Discover Poland, a destination in Europe that will delight you from north to south. Its diverse regions, cities, cuisine, and historical heritage makes a tour of the country full of surprises.

Eastern Europe Geography, Demography and Travel
Get facts and information about the countries of Eastern Europe, including geographic facts, travel facts, and demographic facts.

Baba Yaga: The Russian Fairytale Witch
Baba Yaga represents an ancient witch of Russian folklore who appears in fairytales as an old crone living in a house on chicken legs. In Russian culture, she's a prevalent character, appearing in stories and cartoons.

Moscow in July - Weather and Events
Travel to Moscow in July - Information about Moscow July weather and events. Travel tips, what to pack, holidays, and festivals.

Currency From Eastern and East Central Europe
Currency of Eastern Europe - Currency from East and East Central Europe

Getting to the Hill of Crosses From Vilnius
Getting to the Hill of Crosses from Vilnius take a bit of effort, but that effort is well worth it. The logistics are simple, and it's possible to get to the Hill of Crosses using public transportation.

Weather and Events for Prague in December
Prague in December is a time of year when anything can happen. The holiday markets are one of the city's biggest attractions, but Christmas concerts, decorations, seasonal foods, and more make Prague an exciting end-of-year destination!

Free Things to Do in Prague
Free Prague - Free Things to Do in Prague

Sephora Cosmetic Stores in Prague
Sephora Stores in Prague - Sephora Cosmetic Stores in Prague

Romania's Cities - Top Destinations in Romania
Romania's cities are diverse in what they offer travelers, from seaside ports to fortified mountain towns to medieval villages associated with Vlad the Impaler.

Warsaw in March - Weather, Events, and Tips
Warsaw in March. Traveling to Warsaw during the month of March? Get the weather forecast, helpful tips, and find out about events happening during this month in the Polish capital city.

The Baltics via Simple and Lux Express
Comfortable and affordable coaches from Simple and Lux Express transfer travelers between the Baltic capitals of Vilnius, Riga, and Tallinn. These bus companies make seeing Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia easy.

Prague in November - Weather and Events
Prague in November - Information about Prague November weather and events, including pre-Christmas preparations. What to pack, tips, holidays, and festivals.

Prague in August - Weather, Events, and Tips
August in Prague is the end of the summer rush for this popular destination city. Enjoy warm weather and a lively atmosphere before autumn arrives in the Czech Republic.

Money Matters for Vilnius Travelers
Money matters when you travel. What should you know about tipping, paying, and prices when you travel to Vilnius? How can you save money and where can you exchange it?

Tips for Visiting Prague Castle
Tips for Visiting Prague Castle - Prague Castle Tips

Best Cafes and Coffee Houses in Budapest
Budapest Cafes - If you're visiting Budapest, these historic cafes and coffee houses will satisfy your sweet tooth or cure your jetlag in traditional style.

Slovakia: Attractions to Visit
Bratislava is only one attraction in the culturally rich country of Slovakia. Trek through gorgeous landscapes both above ground and below, view folk architectures and castles, and peek back in time when you visit well-preserved medieval cities.

Russian Culture 101 in Photos - Gallery of Traditions
This gallery of Russian culture offers a survey Russia's cultural and national traditions. View folk instruments, learn about food in Russia, and view some religious and national symbols.

Russian Blini and Caviar
Russian blini and caviar is served at parties and for an appetizer. Sometimes these two Russian foods accompany shots of vodka. This delicious Russian snack is also a delicacy.

Russian Nesting Dolls Tradition
Russian nesting dolls, or matryoshka dolls, are a tradition that delights young and old alike. These brightly painted dolls make great souvenirs of your visit to Russia.

Valenki
Valenki are Russian felt boots that are said to have health benefits as a result of the materials they are made of and the effects they have on the circulation.

Flag of the Russian Federation
Can you identify the Russian flag? Learn what the flag of the Russian Federation looks like! This unmistakable symbol has changed drastically over the centuries, but here is what the flag of the Russian Federation looks like today.

Alexander Pushkin, Father of Literature and Russian Shakespeare
Alexander Pushkin is the father of Russian literature. This poet and writer is comparable to English language's Shakespeare figure. Russian writers have long followed in Pushkin's footsteps.

Russian Samovar, the Thing that "Boils Itself"
The Russian samovar is an important part of tea culture in Russia. Sitting around the samovar is similar to sitting around a fireplace; around this water-heating device, people chat, tell stories, and bond over common interests. Find out more about this important aspect of hospitality and social interaction.

Balalaikas and Russian Folk Instruments
Balalaikas are like triangular guitars. Other Russian folk instruments are also played as a part of traditional ensembles. These musical instruments are still played as a part of folklore shows or at festivals. Take a look at what these instruments sound like and be able to recognize them if you see them during your travels.

Russian Banya - The Sauna or Bath
The Russian banya, or bath, is traditionally a steam room or sauna. The banya is a place to socialize as well as maintain health and hygiene. Certain rituals surround the taking of the banya.

Russian Troika - Cold Weather Transportation
A troika is an interesting form of Russian cold-weather transportation. Three horses are hitched to a sledge that they pull through the snow, the passengers bundled up against freezing temperatures. The traditional sledge is a romantic symbol of winter and old Russia.

Russian Orthodox Cross
The Russian Orthodox cross differs from the Roman Catholic cross. The various elements that make it different, ans what they symbolize, is described here.

Russian Imperial Double-Headed Eagle
The Russian imperial double-headed eagle is a symbol of tsarist Russia that has its origins in Byzantium. The double-headed eagle symbol is still relevant and appears on the Russian coat of arms.

What Russian Language Learners Need to Know
Do you want to learn Russian language? Find out more about the official language of Russia, including potential pitfalls for learners, tips, history, alphabet, development, and usefulness.

Weather and Events for Warsaw in April
Warsaw in April. Traveling to Warsaw in April? Get helpful tips and April's calendar of events and weather forecast.

Information About the Languages of Eastern Europe
People of East and East Central Europe speak a variety of languages belonging to the Slavic, Baltic, and Finno-Ugrian branchs of the language tree. Find out about the Eastern European region's languages and what you need to know as a traveler or language student.

Croatian Culture - Culture of Croatia
Croatian culture will surprise and delight you. Learn about the culture of Croatia for fun or before you travel.

Carnival in Lithuania - Uzgavenes Shrovetide Carnival in Lithuania
Carnival in Lithuania - Uzgavenes Shrovetide Carnival in Lithuania

Learn About the Neighborhoods in Prague
Neighborhoods in Prague - Know Prague's neighborhoods and what you'll find there.

Russian Tea Culture - Learn about Russia's Tea Culture
Russian Tea Culture - Learn about Russia's Tea Culture

Slovenia Facts, Figures and Information
Slovenia facts and information for visitors. Facts about Slovenia, in East Central Europe. Demographic facts, travel facts, history and culture facts about Slovenia.Sl

Kiev City Profile - Eastern Europe Travel
Kiev, Ukraine - About Kiev, Ukraine's Capital City

Carnival in Eastern Europe - Eastern Europe Mardi Gras
Carnival in Eastern Europe - Eastern Europe Mardi Gras

Do I need a Visa for Sochi Travel?- Does Travel to Sochi Require a Visa?
Do I need a Visa for Sochi Travel?- Does Travel to Sochi Require a Visa?

Weather and Events for Prague in July
Weather and events during July for the city of Prague will dictate how you spend your time there. Find out what to expect before you travel during one of the busiest travel months.

Castle and Palace Hotels - Poland Tourism
Castle and Palace Hotels in Poland - These unique hotels were once Polish castles and palaces. Modern amenities and beautiful settings will make you feel like royalty.

Leczyca Castle Poland - About Leczyca Castle
Leczyca Castle Poland - About Leczyca Castle

Malbork Castle Museum Poland - About Malbork Castle
Malbork Castle Museum Poland - About Malbork Castle in Poland

Pieskowa Skala Castle, Poland - About Poland's Pieskowa Skala Castle
Pieskowa Skala Castle, Poland - About Poland's Pieskowa Skala Castle

Ksiaz Castle, Poland - About Poland's Ksiaz Castle
Ksiaz Castle, Poland - About Poland's Ksiaz Castle

Niedzica Castle, Poland - About Poland's Niedzica or Dunajec Castle
Niedzica Castle, Poland - About Poland's Niedzica or Dunajec Castle

Golub-Dobrzyn Castle, Poland - About Golub-Dobrzyn Castle, Poland
Golub-Dobrzyn Castle, Poland - Golub-Dobrzyn Castle, Poland

Barbican in Poland's Capital City, Warsaw
The Barbican in Warsaw is a surviving remnant of the old town's defensive structure. It's now a main attraction and a point of interest!