Eastern Europe Travel Sitemap - Page 3 2016-09-26

Bedzin Castle Poland - Polish Castle Bedzin
Bedzin Castle Poland - Photo of Poland's Bedzin Castle

Bielsko-Biala Castle Museum Poland - Photo and Info about Poland's Bielsko-Biala Castle Museum
Bielsko-Biala Castle Museum Poland - Photo of Bielsko Biala Castle Poland

Ciechanow Castle Poland - Photo and Info about Polish Castle Ciechanow
Ciechanow Castle Poland - Photo and Info about Polish Castle Ciechanow

Janowiec Castle and Museum Poland - About Janowiec Castle and Museum Poland
Janowiec Castle and Museum Poland - About Janowiec Castle Poland

Poland's Kornik Castle Museum and Library - About Poland's Kornik Castle Museum and Library
Poland's Kornik Castle Museum and Library - Poland's Kornik Castle Museum and Library

Lazienki Palace Museum Warsaw, Poland - About Lazienki Palace Museum
Lazienki Palace Museum Warsaw Poland - About Lazienki Palace

Podewils Krag Castle, Poland - About Podewils Krag Castle
Podewils Krag Castle, Poland - Podewils Krag Castle

Estonia Trivia - Surprising Information
This trivia about Estonia offers some surprising information related to this small country's past and present. What do you know about Estonia?

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

How and Where to Buy Czech Garnets
Buying Czech Garnets - Where to Buy Czech Garnets and Czech Garnet Jewelry

Culture of Poland - Festivals, Holidays, Art, and More
Learn more about Polish culture and traditions. Poland's culture includes festivals, holidays, art, and more.

Culture of Poland - Festivals, Holidays, Art, and More
Learn more about Polish culture and traditions. Poland's culture includes festivals, holidays, art, and more.

Bohemian Carnevale - Prague Carnival or Mardi Gras
Bohemian Carnevale - Prague Carnival or Mardi Gras

Russian Hot Water Service Summertime Shut Off – Hot Water Shut Off in Russia
Russian Hot Water Service Summertime Shut Off – Hot Water Shut Off in Russia

St. Petersburg Weather: Temperatures and Rainfall
St. Petersburg, Russia Weather: Temperatures and Rainfall - Temps and rainfall weather info for St. Petersburg, Russia. Highs and lows, precipitation, average temperatures.

The Meaning of the Russian Word "Babushka"
What is a Babushka? - Meaning of the world Babushka

Carnival in Slovenia - Shrovetide Festivities in Slovenia
Carnival in Slovenia is a celebration of culture. Furry Kurenti with colorful masks scare away spirits in destinations such as Ptuj.

Kaziukas Fair in Vilnius - Lithuanian Traditional Arts and Crafts Fair and Market
Kaziukas Fair in Vilnius - Lithuanian Traditional Arts and Crafts Fair and Market

Poland's Cities and Towns - Polish Travel Destinations
From large cities to small towns and village, Poland's diverse range of destinations will fulfill all of your travel dreams: follow in the footsteps of kings and composers, view unforgettable sights, enjoy dining and nightlife, and learn about Poland's history.

Meaning of the Word Kremlin
What is a Kremlin? Meaning of the Word Kremlin

Photos of Russia - Travel Destinations and Culture
Viewing Russia in photos isn't as good as actually traveling to Eastern Europe's most eastern country, but photos can illustrate Russia's diverse travel destinations and culture.

Czech Republic Facts and Information - Facts About the Czech Republic
Czech Republic Facts - Facts and Information about Czech Republic in East Central Europe. Geographic facts, travel facts, facts about Czech culture and history.

Things to Do in Eastern Europe - Activities and Sights
The region of Eastern Europe, and all of its destination cities, offer plenty of things to do for the visitor. Each city is unique, and your options for activities and sights are limitless.

Valentine's Day in Eastern Europe - February 14th in Romantic Destinations
Consider traveling to one of Eastern Europe's destination cities for Valentine's Day. Large cities welcome couples looking for a romantic stay and caters to those who travel over the weekend of February 14th.

Valentine's Day in Budapest - Romance in the Hungarian Capital
Celebrate Valentine's Day in Budapest with the most romantic Budapest hotels, restaurants, and activities. Valentine's Day makes a great excuse to travel to the Hungarian capital city!

Russia - Profile for Russia
Russia - Profile for Russia, the largest country in Eastern Europe. Learn what Russia's all about!

Valentine's Day in Moscow - February Romance in Russia's Capital
Find romance in Russia's capital city, Moscow, when you travel during travelers' favorite February holiday, Valentine's Day. Make February 14th special when you book romantic hotels, eat at cozy restaurants, and find fun couples' activities to do.

Host Cities for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia
What are the host cities for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia? Learn about which cities will welcome soccer fans and teams when Russia hosts the World Cup.

Host Cities for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia
What are the host cities for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia? Learn about which cities will welcome soccer fans and teams when Russia hosts the World Cup.

Valentine's Day in Warsaw - Romance in Poland's Capital
The city of Warsaw embraces Valentine's Day, so why not embrace your loved one in the Polish capital city on February 14th? Find romantic activities, hotels, and restaurants to make your trip memorable.

Russian Last Names and Family Names
Russian family names are treated a little differently than last names in the U.S. Learn about surnames in Russia and see some examples of how Russian names change for each gender.

Poland Trivia - Did You Know?
How good is your knowledge about Poland? This Poland trivia introduces you to information about the country you might not know.

Krakow in May: Weather, Events, and Tips
Warm spring weather also brings with it a greater likelihood for rain for May in Krakow.

Warsaw, Poland Travel Guide and City Profile
Warsaw City Profile - Warsaw is Poland's largest city and its capital.

Moscow in June - Weather and Events
Find information on Moscow events during June - festivals, what to bring, and more.

How to Purchase Souvenirs From Russia
Russian Souvenirs - Some of the best Russian Souvenirs

Reasons to Visit Prague, Czech Republic
Reasons to Visit Prague - Why Visit Prague

Hungarian Folk Costumes (Male and Female)
Men's and Women's Folk Dress from Hungary - Male and Female Hungarian Folk Costumes

Traditional Hungarian Vest and Skirt - Details of Hungarian Folk Dress
Traditional Hungarian Vest and Skirt - Details of Hungarian Folk Dress

Hungarian Woman's Costume with Headdress and Beads - Accessories for Hungarian Folk Costume
Hungarian Woman's Costume with Headdress and Beads - Accessories for Hungarian Folk Costume

Variations on Hungary's National Costume - Hungarian Traditional Styles of Clothing
Variations on Hungary's National Costume - Hungarian Traditional Styles of Clothing

Man's Hungarian Costume - Men's Folk Dress Coat
Man's Hungarian Costume - Men's Folk Dress Coat

Hungarian Traditional Boots - Boots for Hungary's National Costume
Hungarian Traditional Boots - Boots for Hungary's National Costume

Prague Weather: Temperatures and Rainfall
Prague Weather: Temperatures and Rainfall - Get info about temps and rainfall for weather in Prague. Precipitation, highs and lows, averages.

Ukraine Culture 101 in Photos (Gallery)
Photos of Ukrainian culture - national dress, Ukrainian souvenirs, Ukraine traditions, and history in photos.

Farming in Ukraine - Ukraine and Agriculture
Many rural Ukrainains are still farmers, and agriculture is a way of life.

Yaroslav the Wise of Ukraine - Founder of Kiev, Ukraine
Yaroslav the Wise is credited with founding Ukraine's capital city, Kiev.

St. Sophia Cathedral in Kiev Ukraine - St. Sophia Cathedral Inspired by Hagia Sophia
Kiev's St. Sophia Cathedral was inspired by the Hagia Sophia in Constantinople

Eastern Orthodoxy - Kievan Rus is Responsible for the Orthodox Conversion
Kievan Rus was responsible for turning Eastern Europe towards Orthodox Christianity as a religion.

Bogdan Khmelnytsky and Ukraine Cossacks - Cossack Tradition Ukraine
Bogdan Khmelnytsky is an important Ukrainian historical figure and Ukrainian Cossack.

Ukrainian Food - Salo - Smoked, Salted and Flavored Fat
Ukrainian salo is smoked, salted, and flavored fat that has long been a favorite snack in Ukraine.

Ukrainian Traditional Foods - Borsch - Beet Soup
Borsch is a traditional Ukrainian dish that is also enjoyed elsewhere in Eastern Europe

Traditional Ukrainian Restaurants - Sample Traditional Ukrainian Foods in Ukraine
Restaurants in Ukraine will serve up traditional Ukrainian foods for you to sample.

Pirohiv - Pirogovo - Outdoor Museum of Ukrainian Culture and Life
Pirohiv or Pirogovo is a typical Ukrainian village that is now a museum.

Tomsk Is One of Russia's Charming Siberian Cities
Given Tomsks character and quality, it is unlikely any visitor will be in a hurry to leave.

Top Reasons to Visit Poland (Food, History, and More)
Why should you travel to Poland? Top reasons to visit Poland include its food, history, and culture, bud did you also know that it is home to incredibly diverse cities and castles in various states of preservation? Discover reasons why you should travel to Poland!

Weather and Events for Budapest in May
Budapest in May. Get info about weather and events for May travel to Budapest. May Guide for Budapest travel.

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

Croatia Travel, Geography, Culture and Sightseeing
Croatia facts and information for visitors. Facts about Croatia in Southeastern Europe. Travel Facts, geographic facts, information about culture, sightseeing, and history.

MAC Cosmetics Store in Prague
MAC Store in Prague - Prague's MAC Cosmetics Store

Moscow in March - Weather and Events
Travel to Moscow in March will allow you to experience Moscow's huge St. Patrick's Day celebrations. Maslenitsa festivities might be on the calendar of events, too. Winter weather lingers in Moscow during March, so bring warm clothing for your visit.

Exploring Russia's Cities and Towns From West to East
Russia's cities and towns - there's more to Russia than Moscow and St. Petersburg. Some of Russia's other cities and towns are worth noting, whether you're planning a trip or traveling cross-country on the Trans-Siberian.

Exploring Russia's Cities and Towns From West to East
Russia's cities and towns - there's more to Russia than Moscow and St. Petersburg. Some of Russia's other cities and towns are worth noting, whether you're planning a trip or traveling cross-country on the Trans-Siberian.

Russian Matryoshka Nesting Dolls Overview, Prices, and Care
Russian nesting dolls are made in various shapes, sizes, and numbers and are decorated with many different themes and techniques.

Poland's Black Madonna
The Black Madonna icon in Czestochoava is Poland's holiest relic. Poland keeps the Black Madonna safe in the Jasna Gora Monastery in Jasna Gora.

Photo Tour and Info of the Moscow Kremlin
Tour the Moscow Kremlin through this picture gallery. Photos and information accompany each element of the Kremlin, from the Grand Kremlin Palace to the Tsar Bell. Learn more about Russia's most famous Kremlin!

Hungarian Farsang Carnival
Carnival in Hungary - Hungarian Farsang Carnival

11 Cultural Activities in Moscow
Discover Russian culture with these fun activities in Moscow. Take in art, enjoy concerts and performances, or interact with Russians and learn about their traditions.

Visiting Prague in February: Weather, Events, and Tips
Prague in February is livelier than you might expect, with Valentine's Day and, potentially, Masopust and Bohemian Carnevale on the calendar of events. There's never a bad time to visit Prague, so why not make February your month?

All About Hungarian Culture
Hungarian culture reflects Hungary's people and history. Learn more about aspects of Hungarian culture in this article.

Lenin's Body on Display in Red Square
Lenin's body is on display in Lenin's Tomb in Moscow.

Slovak Rolled Pastry Trdelnik Photo and Description
Trdelnik - Rolled Pastries in Prague and Slovakia

50 Things to Do in Prague - Attractions & Activities
These 50 things to do in Prague will encourage you to experience its sights, tastes, sounds, and other attractions. Whatever your travel expectations, you'll find plenty of things to do in Prague!

Prague Events, Activities and Weather in June
Prague in June - Information about weather and events for Prague in June. Packing tips, holidays, and festivals.

Traditional Male and Female Romanian National Clothing
Male and Female Romanian National Clothing - Traditional Folk Dress Romania

Men's and Women's Romanian Folk Dress - National Costume for Men and Women Romania
Men's and Women's Romanian Folk Dress - National Costume for Men and Women Romania

Girls National Folk Dress Romania - Romanian Traditional Costumes for Girls
Girls National Folk Dress Romania - Romanian Traditional Costumes for Girls

Female Romanian Costume - Women's Folk Dress from Romania
Female Romanian Costume - Women's Folk Dress from Romania

Men's Romanian Folk Dress - Men's National Costume from Romania
Men's Romanian Folk Dress - Men's National Costume from Romania

Male Romanian Dress - Male Costumes from Romania
Male Romanian Dress - Male Costumes from Romania

Romanian Dress from Bucovina - Regional Traditional Romanian Costume
Romanian Dress from Bucovina - Regional Traditional Romanian Costume

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

Top Nine Reasons to Visit Croatia
Top Reasons to Visit Croatia - Why Travel to Croatia

Things to Do in Moscow - Sightseeing & Activities
Looking for things to do in Moscow, Russia? Shop, eat, sightsee, and become familiar with Russian culture. Enjoy seasonal activities, too. Moscow is never short on attractions and things to do!

11 Sightseeing Activities in Moscow - Sightsee in the Russian Capital
Moscow is hardly short on sightseeing activities. Work these attractions into your sightseeing schedule to see the best of the Russian capital city.

6 Things to Do for Foodies in Moscow
Sample Russian food and drink when you travel to Moscow. From alcoholic beverages to street food, Russian food is hearty, warming, and one of the best ways to experience Russia.

11 Seasonal Activities in Moscow - Season-Specific Things to Do
Some of what you can do in Moscow varies with the seasons. Enjoy holiday celebrations, special festivals, annual events, and cold-weather activities when you travel to the Russian capital city.

6 Things to Do for Shoppers in Moscow
Shopaholics will love Moscow. Russian souvenirs make heirloom treasures, conversation pieces, and beautiful elements of home decor. Spend your time shopping in Moscow and you'll fill your luggage with great finds!

5 Ways to See Moscow - Getting Around and Exploring Moscow
Get out and about in Moscow to see it in new ways. Take a guided tour, ride the metro, cruise the river, or even get out on the ice. Getting from point A to B is an adventure in the Russian capital city!

What to Do for a Weekend or Two Days in Prague
You've only got a weekend in Prague, so how should you spend it? Make the most out of a two-day weekend in Prague by following this guide that will help you hit Prague's high points without wasting time.

Weekend in Prague - What to Do with Two Days in Prague
You've only got a weekend in Prague, so how should you spend it? Make the most out of a two-day weekend in Prague by following this guide that will help you hit Prague's high points without wasting time.

The Senate Building, Moscow Kremlin - Russian President's Residence
The Senate Building is now the residence of the Russian president, and Lenin once had his study here.

Spasskaya Tower of the Moscow Kremlin - Red Square
Spasskaya Tower of the Moscow Kremlin is recognizable by its large clock. It faces Red Square and is an essential part of the Kremlin/Red Square lanscape.

Cathedral of the Dormition, Moscow Kremlin - Assumption Cathedral
The Moscow Kremlin's Cathedral of the Dormition is a church of enormous importance. Its interior is decorated with frescoes and icons, and it was once the location of royal coronations.

Annunciation Cathedral, Moscow Kremlin - Cathedral Square
Annunciation Cathedral, Moscow Kremlin

Cathedral of the Archangel, Moscow Kremlin - Ivan the Terrible's Burial Place
The Cathedral of the Archangel preserves the legend of Ivan the Terrible, who killed his son in a rage. Both Ivan the Terrible and his sons are buried in this Kremlin cathedral.

Ivan the Great Bell Tower, Moscow Kremlin - Boris Godunov's Bell Tower
The Ivan the Great Bell Tower contains twenty-one bells and was, at one time, the tallest structure in Moscow. The Tsar Cannon and Tsar Bell are located near the bell tower.

Tsar Bell, Moscow Kremlin - Czar Bell
The Tsar Bell of the Moscow Kremlin is a bell so huge, and so hugely faulty, that it could never be hung. However, it was cast with the intention of being used, and the enormous clapper is visible inside.

The Upper Savior's Cathedral and Terem Palace Churches
The Upper Savior's Cathedral and Terem Palace Churches

Tsar Cannon, Moscow Kremlin - Picture and Information about the Tsar Cannon
The incredible Tsar Cannon is an enormous symbol of the Moscow Kremlin's might and purpose as a fortified structure.

Palace of Facets, Moscow Kremlin - Banquet Hall of the Tsars
The Palace of Facets is so named because of the faceted brickwork that covers its facade. Its Red Porch is surrounded by legend.

Church of the Twelve Apostles and Patriarch's Palace, Moscow Kremlin
The Church of the Twelve Apostles and the Patriarch's Palace were some of the last structures to be built on Cathedral Square inside the Moscow Kremlin.

Grand Kremlin Palace and Towers - Learn About a Main Feature of the Moscow Kremlin
The Grand Kremlin Palace is used for ceremonies and receptions. Framed by the Kremlin's towers, it overlooks the Moscow River. Learn more about the palace's structure and interior.

Tips for Women Travelers to Eastern Europe
As a woman traveler, is it safe and appropriate to travel to Eastern European countries alone? What can you expect as a woman traveling to Eastern Europe and what should you be aware of?

Prague in Spring: Czech Capital Travel Guide
Springtime in Prague is an opportune time to travel. March, April, and May offer annual events, warming weather, and still-manageable crowds. Travel in spring to enjoy Prague's celebration of the season or to stick to a budget.

The Czech Republic's Capital City, Prague
Prague - The Czech Republic's Capital City, Prague

Izmaylovo Market Moscow, Russia
Izmaylovo/Izmailovo Market, Moscow: This fun souvenir market is a great place to purchase Russian nesting dolls, lacquer boxes, wooden toys, winter hats, folk crafts, antiques, and art. Be sure to include Izmaylovo Market on your tour of Moscow!

The Color Red in Russian Culture
Red in Russian Culture - The Color Red in Russian Culture

Prague in April - Weather, Events, and Tips
Spring comes to Prague in April. Catch potential Easter celebrations or, at the end of April, Witches' Night in Prague. Warming weather makes this a pleasant month to travel to the Czech capital city.

9 Sightseeing Activities for Travelers to Prague
These 9 sightseeing activities are only some of the things to do in Prague.You'll learn about the city, get some great photos, and make memories of your visit.

9 Ways to See Prague - Getting Around Prague and Getting a New Perspective
How many ways are there to see Prague? Learn about getting around the Czech capital city and get tips for how to see Prague in a new way. Prague is amazing from any angle!

9 Things to Do for Foodies in Prague - Prague Restaurant Scene
Foodies find plenty of things to do in Prague, from enjoying lazy afternoons in Prague's great cafes to sampling authentic Czech cuisine. Street food, Czech beer, spirits, and more should also be anticipated on a visit to Prague.

10 Cultural Activities in Prague - Find Czech Culture in Prague
Prague abounds with cultural activities. These 10 are just some of the ways you can experience Czech culture in the country's capital city. Enjoy folk performances, puppets, annual events, museums, and more!

7 Ways to Be Entertained in Prague - Music, Theater, and More in Prague
You'll never run out of ways to be entertained in Prague. Theater performances, music concerts and festivals, street performers, and events will help you round out your experiences in the Czech capital.

6 Things to Do for Shoppers in Prague - Prague is a Shopaholic's Paradise
Shoppers will find plenty to do in Prague, from souvenir and antique hunting to browsing for luxury goods. Shopaholics should schedule in trips to the markets and stores when they visit this shopping paradise.

Russian Nicknames, Diminutives and Short Form Names
Russian Nicknames - Russian Diminutives and Nicknames

Carnival in Estonia - Vastlapaev Shrovetide Carnival
Carnival in Estonia - Vastlapaev Shrovetide Carnival

Folk Music in Poland - Polish Traditional Music
Interest in Polish folk music has seen recent revival

Poland's World Heritage Sites - UNESCO Sites in Poland
Poland's World Heritage Sites - UNESCO Sites in Poland

Poland Traditional Dress - Polish Folk Costume
Polish folk costumes, or Poland's traditional dress, varies by region and is decorated with lace, embroidery, and woven patterns. Look for these costumes when you attend a folk festival or when you visit during a holiday, or shop for items of national costume when you shop for souvenirs in Warsaw, Krakow, or another city.

Easter Eggs from Poland - Pisanki
Easter eggs from Poland, or pisanki, are an important part of the Poland Easter celebration.

All Saint's Day Poland - Poland National Holiday - Day of the Dead
All Saint's Day in Poland is a day for remembering the deceased. It is also called the Day of the Dead.

Polish Dumplings - Pierogi
Pierogi, or Polish dumplings, are a favorite Polish traditional food loved the world over.

Mushroom Picking in Poland - A Poland Seasonal Tradition
Mushroom picking is a family tradition in Poland.

Christmas in Poland - Poland Christmas Feast
The family dinner on Christmas Day is an important Polish traditions

Wooden Boxes From Poland - Poland Folk Art
Poland folk art comes in many forms. Decorated wooden boxes are a favorite Poland souvenir.

Wooden Folk Carving from Poland - Wooden Toys from Poland
Carved folk figures can be purchased at souvenir shops all throughout Poland. These wooden toys and figures are handmade.

The Singing Revolution - Importance of Song to the Baltic Nations
The Singing Revolution is one reason why the Baltic Song and Dance Festivals are such important events to the countries of Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia.

Zagreb - Croatia's Capital City
Zagreb is much different from Croatia's coastal cities, but as the country's capital, it shines on its own. Its lively urban rhythm, abundance of restaurants, shops, and museums, and convenient historic sights make it a destination that shouldn't be overlooked.

Budapest in Winter - December, January, and February for Winter Travel
Ever consider visiting Budapest during the winter season? What you'll find will wow you: Christmas markets and other festivals, holiday decorations, and a city that never goes into hibernation.

Valentine's Day in Dubrovnik - Romantic Activities, Restaurants, and More
Dubrovnik is an ideal Valentine's Day destination. Celebrating Valentine's Day in Dubrovnik will have you enjoying mild weather and the backdrop of Croatia's Pearl of the Adriatic.

St. Petersburg in Summer - June, July, and August in Russia
Summer is the most popular time to travel to St. Petersburg, Russia. Enjoy the months of June, July, and August with their long days and summertime events.

Vilnius in February - Weather and Events for Vilnius in February
Vilnius in February celebrates St. Valentine's Day, but Shrovetide merry-making may also occur during this month in the Lithuanian capital. These two holidays will make your February travel to Vilnius memorable.

Vilnius in March - Weather and Events for Vilnius in March
Travel to Vilnius in March for a seasonal fair and annual St. Patrick's day festivities. Winter-like weather is typical for travel during March, but Vilnius remains a viable destination for early spring tours.

Vilnius in April - Weather and Events for Vilnius in April
Travel to Vilnius in April and you'll witness one of its districts claim sovereignty and a dragon rampage through the streets. Oh, yeah, you may catch some Easter celebrations, too!

Old Town Prague - Stare Mesto District in Prague's Historic Center
Old Town Prague, known locally as Stare Mesto, is the historic heart of Prague life. Visitors to Prague will find it full of sights and things to do, photo opportunities, restaurants, hotels, and shops.

Prague in Autumn - The Czech Capital in the Fall
Experienced travelers love Prague in the autumn. Join their ranks and discover what there is to see and experience in the Czech capital city during the months of September, October, and November.

Valentine's Day in Krakow - Romantic Activities, Restaurants, Hotels, and Sights
Spend Valentine's Day in Krakow for unparalleled romantic travel. Krakow does Valentine's Day the right way with specials for couples and the natural allure of the city itself to set the mood.

Introduction to Prague - Information for First-Time Visitors
This introduction to Prague will help familiarize you with all that the Czech capital has to offer. Review this introduction to Prague before you start planning your trip to the City of a Thousand Spires,

Budapest in July - Weather and Events for Budapest in July
Budapest in July - Get important info for July travel to Budapest. July guide for Budapest travel.

Budapest in August - Weather and Events for Budapest in August
Budapest in August. Get information for August travel to Budapest - weather, events, and tips. August guide for Budapest travel.

Budapest in Autumn - The Fall Season in the Hungarian Capital
Enjoy the transition from warm to cool weather in autumn in Budapest. Events and festivals supplement an already generous array of activities and experiences.

Warsaw in February - Weather and Events for Warsaw in February
The Polish capital city, Warsaw, is a romantic destination for Valentine's Day despite its urban feel. Consider travel to Warsaw in February - you'll be able to take in concerts, explore museums, and enjoy a carriage ride in Old Town.

Warsaw in January - Weather and Events for Warsaw in January
Warsaw in January - Traveling to Warsaw in January? Get tips, weather forecast, and events for January in Warsaw.

Warsaw in June - Weather and Events for Warsaw in June
Traveling to Warsaw in June? Get important information about June weather and events, and take advantage of tips that will help you enjoy your visit to Warsaw.

Warsaw in August - Weather and Events for Warsaw in August
Warsaw in August. Find out about Warsaw's weather and events in August, and get tips to make your travel there smooth.

Warsaw in November - Weather and Events for Warsaw in November
Warsaw in November. Get information about weather and events for Warsaw in November, plus tips to make your visit the best that it can be.

Warsaw in October - Weather, Events, and Tips for Warsaw in October
Warsaw in October - Information about Warsaw October weather and events. What to pack, tips, festivals, holidays.

Budapest in March - Weather, Events, and Tips
Travel to Budapest in March promises a national holiday and the arrival of the annual Spring Festival, which takes the place of Easter celebrations in the Hungarian capital. Warmer weather is on the horizon during March in Budapest.

Eger, Hungary - Home to Hungary's Bull's Blood Wine
Visit Eger, Hungary for a look into how Bull's Blood wine is made and learn about the legendary tale of Istvan Dobo, whose small army defended the town from an enemy force many times its size!

Tokaj Wine Region - Visit the Home of Hungary's Tokaji Aszu
Tokaji Asz, the famous honey-colored sweet wine from Hungary, is produced in Tokaj-Hegyalia, a region with a multitude of cellars where visitors can sample this dessert beverage of royalty.

Kaliningrad, Russia - Kaliningrad
Kaliningrad, Russia - About Kaliningrad a 2018 World Cup host city

Rostov-on-Don, Russia - Rostov-on-Don
Rostov-on-Don, Russia - Rostov-on-Don

Kazan, Russia - Kazan
Kazan, Russia - Learn more about Kazan, a host city for the 2018 World Cup.

Samara, Russia - Samara
Samara, Russia - About Samara, a Russian host city for the 2018 World Cup

Distances of Major Cities from Moscow, Russia
The distances between cities in Russia cover wide expanses, and it takes many hours of travel time to reach Moscow from any of those destinations by train.

Wianki - Polish Midsummer Solstice Festival
Wianki celebrates the midsummer solstice. Wreathes and bonfires are important parts of this Polish festival. Krakow's St. John's Eve festivities and rituals are some of the most famous in Poland.

Rostov Veliky - A Great Russian medieval Town
Rostov Veliky, or Rostov the Great, is a Golden Ring town in Russia with an elegant kremlin and a history that dates back to at least the 9th century. See Rostov Veliky, outside of Moscow, for yourself!

Suzdal - Russian City from Another Time
Visit Suzdal for its wealth of architectural and historic treasures. Suzdal is a Golden Ring city in Russia with lots to do.

Study Abroad in Russia - Questions About University Programs
Considering study abroad programs in Russia? Studying abroad in Russia provides the opportunity to learn Russian language, navigate Russian culture, and see the sights of this fascinating country.

Moscow in January - Weather and Events for Moscow in January
Travelers to Moscow in January can expect chilly weather and holidays such as New Year's Day and Christmas to brighten up their visit. Other events revolve around the Eastern Orthodox calendar.

Bratislava in March - Weather and Events for Bratislava in March
Bratislava in March has the potential to offer major cultural events that will show visitors a side of the city they won't see any other time of year. March in Bratislava will require some creative packing due to lingering chilly weather.

Bratislava in October - Weather and Events for Bratislava in October
Bratislava in October - Get information about Bratislava October weather and events. What to pack, tips, festivals, and holidays.

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

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

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

Bratislava in December - Weather and Events for Bratislava in December
Traveling to Bratislava in December? Find out about Bratislava's December weather and events.

Ljubljana in February - Weather and Events for Ljubljana in February
Ljubljana in February is naturally romantic, which makes it perfect for celebrating Valentine's Day. Prepare for your February trip to Slovenia's capital with these packing and weather tips.

Ljubljana in April - Weather and Events for Ljubljana in April
Ljubljana in April - Information about Ljubljana April weather and events. Tips, what to pack, festivals, holidays

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

Ljubljana in October - Weather and Events for Ljubljana in October
Information about Ljubljana October weather and events. Learn about this month's weather, what you should pack, and events going on in the Slovenian capital. October is a great month to travel to Ljubljana.

Ljubljana in September - Weather and Events for Ljubljana in September
Enjoy contemporary theater productions, a classic cars festival, and Medieval Days in Ljubljana in September. The still-fine weather makes for no-hassle travel packing.

Maribor, Slovenia - Home to the Oldest Wine Vine
Maribor, Slovenia may be most famous for being home to the world's oldest producing wine vine, but a lively calendar of events and an old center with a castle are also a part of its draw.

Lipica Stud Farm - Where Lipizzaner Horses Get Their Start
Slovenia's white Lipizzaner horses start their life at the Lipica stud farm. Take a tour of the Lipizzaner horse farm and watch the famous stallions perform!

Ljubljana in January - Weather and Events for Ljubljana in January
Visitors to Ljubljana in January will be able to experience the beautiful Slovenian capital city in winter. Warm up in a cafe or explore museums to start the travel year off right in Ljubljana.

Krasnoyarsk, Russia - Krasnoyarsk
Krasnoyarsk, Russia - Krasnoyarsk

Vyborg, Russia - Visit This Russian Town with a Complex Past
Vyborg, Russia, has also been known as Viipuri, Vibor, and Wiburg because it hasn't always been a Russian town. Visit Vyborg to learn more about this St. Petersburg-area destination.

Estonia - Profile of Estonia
Estonia - Profile of Estonia. Eastern Europe Travel.

Latvia - Profile of Latvia
Latvia - Profile of Latvia. Eastern Europe Travel.

Lithuania - Profile of Lithuania
Lithuania - Profile of Lithuania

Vilnius City Profile - Profile of Vilnius, Lithuania's Capital City
Vilnius City Profile - Profile of Vilnius, Lithuania's Capital City

Lake Balaton - Hungary's Relaxing Resort Destination
Lake Balaton Resorts in Hungary provide visitors with a multitude of leisure activities such as sunbathing, festivals, and summertime fun. Enjoy a trip to Lake Balaton if you're visiting Hungary during the warm-weather months.

Pecs, Hungary- Pecs
Pecs Hungary - Visiting Pecs Hungary

Hungary - Profile of the Republic of Hungary
Hungary, with its capital city Budapest, is a major destination in the East Central European region. Travel here to sample great wines and foods, experience Hungarian culture, and enjoy the turn-of-the-century elegance of the city.

Cosmonaut Museum Moscow - Moscow Museum of Cosmonautics
Cosmonaut Museum Moscow - Moscow Museum of Cosmonautics

Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts - Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts
The Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, located in Moscow, is one of Russia's must-see fine arts museums. It is named after the father of Russian literature, Alexander Pushkin.

Tretyakov Gallery - State Tretyakov Gallery Moscow
Tretyakov Gallery - State Tretyakov Gallery Moscow

Prague Easter Markets - Easter Markets in Prague
About Prague's Easter Markets - Craft and food markets spring up in Prague for the Easter season, drawing crowds to Old Town and Wenceslas Squares.

Brno - Moravia's Capital
Brno is a great destination city in the Czech Republic. Moravia's capital has an historic Old Town nestled among a modern-looking city. The old-new dichotomy of Brno gives it its unique atmosphere.

Capuchin Crypt, Church, and Monastery in Brno, Czech Republic
The Capuchin Monastery in Brno is a 17th century complex that includes crypts. The Capuchin crypts, or catacombs, are open to visitors - but be wary. The dead are layed out in the crypt's interior, mummified for all to see by the conditions of the catacombs.

Plzen Brewery Museum - Beer Museum in Pilsen
Plzen Brewery Museum is a fun day trip from Prague for beer lovers. The Beer Museum in Pilsen gives visitors an inside look at how the Czech Republic's favorite beer is made.

Czech Republic - Profile of the Czech Republic
Czech Republic - Profile of the Czech Republic

Sex Machines Museum, Prague - Visit Prague's Sexiest Museum!
Interested in visiting the Sex Machines Museum? This Prague attraction exhibits sex-related paraphernalia, including clothing, toys, and furniture. Learn about the history of sex objects, too.

Budapest Hungary - Budapest
Budapest, Hungary - About Budapest, Hungary's Capital city

Bosnia and Herzegovina Profile - Country Profile for Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnia and Herzegovina is a country that is gradually becoming known as a safe, worthwhile Southeastern European travel destination.

Republic of Macedonia - Profile for Republic of Macedonia
Republic of Macedonia - Profile for Republic of Macedonia

Bulgaria - Country of Bulgaria
Bulgaria - The country of Bulgaria

Serbia and Montenegro Country Profiles - Profiles of Serbia and Montenegro
Once one country, Serbia and Montenegro celebrated mutual independence in 2006.

Budva, Montenegro - A Walled City Coastal Destination
Budva, Montenegro is an Adriatic coastal city with 2,500 years of history behind it. Its walled old town is one of the most popular destinations in Montenegro, though it has a very different feel from another well-touristed walled city, Kotor.

Christmas Market Budapest Hungary - Budapest Christmas Market
The Christmas market in Budapest, Hungary is a seasonal delight of the senses. Enjoy Christmas entertainment, holiday foods, and the opportunity to purchase folk crafts and gifts. Budapest does Christmas like nobody else!

Albania Country Profile - Country Profile for Albania
Albania, one of the Balkan countries, is located in Southeastern European on the Adriatic Sea

Belarus - Profile for Belarus
Belarus - Profile for Belarus. Eastern Europe Travel.

Moldova Country Profile - Country Profile for Moldova
Moldova is a small Eastern European country bordered by Romania and Ukraine.

Slovakia - Profile for Slovakia
Slovakia is an East Central European country that makes a great travel destination with its capital city of Bratislava and its picturesque countryside. Discover what Slovakia has to offer!

Gdansk, Poland - About Danzig
Gdansk, also known as Danzig, is a Polish port city with a seafaring past. Gdansk is a destination city with plenty of sights and is a great place to buy Baltic amber. Learn more about this northern port and why you should include it on your tour of Poland

Gdynia, Poland - Gdynia
Gdynia, Poland - Gdynia. Eastern Europe Travel.

Krakow Poland - Poland's Cultural Capital
Krakow tops all other Polish cities in popularity. Krakow's elegant old town, lively student population, and proximity to major regional sights makes it an ideal destination for a first-time visitor to Poland.

Torun, Poland - Torun
Torun, Poland - Torun. Eastern Europe Travel.

Dubrovnik Travel Guide - Visiting Croatia's Top Destination
Dubrovnik is Croatia's top destination. This travel guide will get you started on your Dubrovnik travel planning. Get ideas for things to do, sights to see, restaurants to try, and events to enjoy.

Zagreb in December - Weather and Events for Croatia's Capital City
Though an inland city and colder than the coast, Zagreb during December is an opportunity to experience the culture and Christmas traditions of Croatia.

Vilnius in December - Weather and Events for Vilnius in December
Vilnius in December - Weather and Events for Vilnius in December

Luxury Hotels in Dubrovnik Croatia - Dubrovnik Luxury Hotels
These luxury hotels in Dubrovnik have lots of amenities and well-furnished suites so you can enjoy your Croatian vacation in comfort.

Budget Hotels in Dubrovnik Croatia - Dubrovnik Budget Hotels
Want to experience Dubrovnik without breaking the bank? Try one of these budget hotlels in Dubrovnik.

Winter Festivals in Moscow, Russia - Moscow Winter Holidays and Festivals
Winter Festivals in Moscow Russia - Moscow Winter Holidays and Festivals

Old Town Krakow - Cracow's Historic District
Old Town Krakow is a medieval city with a modern pulse. Explore the historic district of this Polish cultural capital through its sights, nightlife, events, and traditions.

Palace and Castle Hotels in Hungary - Hungary's Castle and Palace Hotels
Hungary's Palace and Castle Hotels - Castle and Palace Hotels in Hungary

Russian Author Museums in Moscow - Moscow's Museums of Russian Authors
Russian Author Museums in Moscow - Moscow's Museums of Russian Authors

Paszkowka Palace Hotel Near Krakow Poland
Paszkowka Palace Hotel, located near Krakow, is located in a country setting and includes amenities like sauna, game room, restaurant, wine cellar, park, and pool.

Paszkowka Palace Hotel Photo Tour
Photos of the Paszkowka Palace Hotel located near Krakow, Poland. Includes photos of interior rooms and exteriors of the palace and hotel annex.

Paszkowka Palace Hotel Wine Cellar
Paszkowka Palace Hotel Wine Cellar

Paszkowka Palace Hotel Annex/Granary
Paszkowka Palace Hotel Annex/Granary

Paszkowka Palace Hotel Annex Room
Paszkowka Palace Hotel Annex Room

Paszkowka Palace Hotel Lobby
Paszkowka Palace Hotel Lobby. Eastern Europe Travel.

Paszkowka Palace Hotel Restaurant
Paszkowka Palace Hotel Restaurant

Paszkowka Palace Hotel Bar
Paszkowka Palace Hotel Bar. Eastern Europe Travel.

Paszkowka Palace Hotel Conference Room
Paszkowka Palace Hotel Conference Room

Paszkowka Palace Hotel Private Dining Room
Paszkowka Palace Hotel Private Dining Room

Paszkowka Palace Hotel Gallery
Paszkowka Palace Hotel Gallery. Eastern Europe Travel.

Bosnia and Herzegovina Travel Basics
Basics of Travel to Bosnia and Herzegovina - Bosnia and Herzegovina Travel Tips and Information

Before You Go: Slovenian Travel Basics
Basic Slovenian travel information, including visa and vaccination requirements, transportation, and currency exchange.

Before You Go: Czech Travel Basics
Basics of Czech Travel - Czech Travel Basics for Travel to the Czech Republic

Before You Go: Belarus Travel Basics
Basics for Travel to Belarus - Belarus Travel Tips and Information

Ukraine Travel Basics
Travel Basics for Ukraine - Ukraine Travel Basics, Tips, and Information

Before You Go: Romanian Travel Basics
Basic tips for travel to Romania

Dostoevsky Sites in St. Petersburg Russia
If you're a fan of Dostoyevsky, you won't want to travel to St. Petersburg without visiting some Dostoevsky-related sites. Visit the Dostoevsky Museum and other sites wehre the Russian author lived and worked.

Hotels in Old Town Prague - Old Town Prague Hotels
Hotels in Old Town Prague - Old Town Prague Hotels

Christmas Market Krakow, Poland - Krakow Christmas Market
The Christmas market in Krakow, Poland is one of Europe's most anticipated events. Visit the center of the historic district to participate in Krakow's Christmas spirit and shop for gifts for recipients of all ages.

Christmas Market Wroclaw Poland - Wroclaw Christmas Market
Christmas Market Wroclaw Poland - Wroclaw Christmas Market

Hotels in New Town Prague - Prague New Town Hotels
Hotels in New Town Prague will put visitors to Prague in close proximity to shops, restaurants, historic sights, and seasonal attractions. If location is important to you, consider these hotels in New Town Prague.

Plan Your Poland Trip Step By Step - Plan Your Trip to Poland
Plan Your Poland Trip Step By Step - Plan Your Trip to Poland

Plan Your Poland Trip Step By Step - Book Your Flight to Poland
Plan Your Poland Trip Step By Step - Book Your Flight to Poland

Plan Your Poland Trip Step By Step - Decide Where You'll Go in Poland
Plan Your Poland Trip Step By Step - Decide Where You'll Go in Poland

Plan Your Poland Trip Step By Step - Book Poland Hotels
Plan Your Poland Trip Step By Step - Book Poland Hotels

Plan Your Poland Trip Step By Step - Book Tours and Shows
Plan Your Poland Trip Step By Step - Book Tours and Shows

Plan Your Poland Trip Step By Step - Book Rail Passes
Plan Your Poland Trip Step By Step - Book Rail Passes

Plan Your Poland Trip Step By Step - Pack for Your Poland Trip
Plan Your Poland Trip Step By Step - Pack for Your Poland Trip

Plan Your Poland Trip Step By Step - Confirm Your Bookings
Plan Your Poland Trip Step By Step - Confirm Your Bookings

Dubrovnik, Croatia - Top Destination on the Dalmatian Coast
Dubrovnik is so popular with cruise and land travelers that it even ranks more highly on some charts than Zagreb, Croatia's lively capital city. Called the Pearl of the Adriatic, Dubrovnik's will haunt your travel memories.

Ukraine Profile and Resources for Travelers
Ukraine - Profile of Ukraine. Eastern Europe Travel.

Krakow in March - Weather, Events, and Tips
Easter-related events are a possibility for Krakow in March. If you're looking for Polish culture, March is a super time to travel to Krakow. As a bonus, the weather begins to transition into spring, so packing will be less difficult that it is for colder months.

Victory Day in Russia - National Holiday of Remembrance
Victory Day in Russia celebrates Russia's participation in the Great Patriotic War or WWII. This holiday is marked with parades and military displays.

Czech Republic Attractions - Bohemia and Moravia
Believe it or not, some of the Czech Republic's best attractions can be found outside of Prague! Though the capital is a major draw, don't forget about nine other destinations in Bohemia and Moravia.

Warsaw in May - Weather and Events for Warsaw in May
Traveling to Warsaw in May? Find out what you can expect about the weather and events, and get helpful tips for making your trip a success.

Do They Speak English in Sochi? - Sochi Russia Language
Do They Speak English in Sochi? - Speaking English in Sochi

Cesis Castle and Old Town - Top Latvia Attraction
Cesis is often recommended to visitors to Latvia because of its impressive castle ruins and museum and medieval-style old town.

Sigulda's Castles, Parks, and Other Attractions - A Latvian Must-See City
Sigulda is one of Latvia's hidden treasures and unexpectedly full of attractions and recreational activities. See castles, manor houses, and caves, or enjoy an outdoor adventure at one of Sigulda's parks.

One of Latvia's Major Baroque Palaces - Countryside Paradise
Rundale Palace is one of Latvia's most important Baroque Palaces. Its gardens an restored interiors make it a worthwhile attraction.

How to Say Yes and No in Bulgarian
Be careful when nodding to mean yes and shaking your head when you mean no in Bulgaria - Bulgarians do it the opposite way!

Ukraine's World Heritage - UNESCO Sites
Ukraine's UNESCO World Heritage sites represent some of its most important cultural, historical, and natural features. Many make great points of interest for travel, too.

Moscow Travel Tips - Be Safe, Aware and Law Abiding
Protect yourself when you travel in Moscow by following safety tips, being aware, and following the rules. Travel to Moscow doesn't have to be daunting if you keep these tips in mind.

Moscow Weather - Eastern Europe Travel
Moscow Weather - Get average temperatures and rainfall for Moscow weather throughout the year including month by month statistics.

Polish Folk Costumes - Folk Dress from Poland
Polish folk costumes are a part of Poland's rich cultural heritage. View traditional dress from Poland in this slideshow, and view both male and female costumes with a variety of details.

Women's Folk Dress from Poland
Women's Folk Dress from Poland. Eastern Europe Travel. Page 2.

Man's Polish Folk Costume - Male Folk Dress from Poland
Man's Polish Folk Costume - Male Folk Dress from Poland. Page 3.

Doll with Traditional Polish Costume - Doll in Folk Costume
Doll with Traditional Polish Costume - Doll in Folk Costume. Page 4.

Men's and Women's Polish Traditional Dress
Men's and women's Polish traditional dress is colorful and reflects generations-old traditions. When you visit Poland during a holiday or special event, you may see examples of male and female clothing. You can even buy costumes with folk patterns, embroidery, and lace. Page 5.

Female Costumes from Poland with Embroidered Vests
Female Costumes from Poland with Embroidered Vests. Page 6.

Women's Dress from Poland
Women's Dress from Poland. Eastern Europe Travel. Page 7.

Travel to Sochi, Russia's Resort City
Travel to Sochi may not have been at the forefront of most travelers' minds before the 2014 Olympics. However, Sochi's improved infrastructure and capacity for tourists may change that.

The Martisor Tradition - March 1st in Romania & Moldova
“Martisor” is an old way of saying “little March.” The holiday is observed with the giving of martisor amulets. Learn more about Martisor traditions.

Vilnius Must-see Sights - Top Attractions in Vilnius
Must-see sights in Vilnius include the Gate of Dawn, Cathedral Square, and Pilies Street. Even if you're in Vilnius for only a couple of days, be sure to visit these must-see sights and top attractions.

Best Christmas Gifts from Lithuania - Locally Made Products
Shop for Christmas gifts on your next visit to Lithuania. This country is proud of its local products and high-quality Lithuanian Christmas presents appropriate for all budgets can be found here.

Tallinn's Must-See Sights - Top Sightseeing Attractions in the Estonian Capital
Tallinn's must-see sights encompass landmarks significant to the city's history, including its medieval fortifications, churches as tall as skyscrapers, and a castle. See Tallinn's sights as an introduction to the city and to orientate yourself when you travel there.

November Events in Eastern Europe - Holidays, Festivals, and Markets
Travel to Eastern Europe in November to catch the start of Christmas markets and to enjoy other festivals and holidays centered around the culture of destination countries.

Poznan's Must-See Sights - Can't-Miss Attractions
Poznan's must-see sights include the Old Market Square, a sacred island, palaces, castles, and Baroque architectural beauties. Visit these must-see sights on your next trip to Poznan, Poland.

Kiev Churches Photos - Churches in Kiev Photos
Kiev Churches Photos - Churches in Kiev Photos

St. Michael's Monastery Kiev - Photo of St. Michael's Monastery Kiev
St. Michael's Monastery Kiev - Photo of St. Michael's Monastery Kiev. Page 2.

Pechersk Lavra - Photo of Kiev's Pechersk Lavra
Pechersk Lavra - Photo of Kiev's Pechersk Lavra. Page 3.

St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Cathedral Kiev - Photo of St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Cathedral
St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Cathedral Kiev - Photo of St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Cathedral. Page 4.

St. Volodymyr's Cathedral - Photo of St. Volodymyr's Cathedral Kiev
St. Volodymyr's Cathedral - Photo of St. Volodymyr's Cathedral Kiev. Page 5.

Vydubchi Monastery Kiev- Photo of Vydubchi Monastery Kiev
Vydubchi Monastery Kiev- Photo of Vydubchi Monastery Kiev. Page 6.

St. Andrew's Church Kiev - Photo of St. Andrew's Church Kiev
St. Andrew's Church Kiev - Photo of St. Andrew's Church Kiev. Page 7.

Kievan Rus - Legacy and History
Kievan Rus was a medieval state that predated what we know as Russia and Ukraine today. Historical ties to Kievan Rus by these two nations is evident, so understanding the relationship is important.

Where is Crimea? - Crimea's Location on a Map
Find Crimea on a map and its location geographically and historically. Crimea is easy to find on a map once you know exactly what to look for.

Things to Do in Warsaw - Activities, Sights, and Experiences for Warsaw Visitors
Looking for things to do in Warsaw? Look no further. The sights, flavors, and sounds of Poland's capital city await the visitor who loves entertainment, history, and culture.

Things to Do in Warsaw - Activities, Sights, and Experiences for Warsaw Visitors
Looking for things to do in Warsaw? Look no further. The sights, flavors, and sounds of Poland's capital city await the visitor who loves entertainment, history, and culture.

Slovenia Caves - Underground Tours, Caverns, and Waterways
Slovenia's caves are some of its most fascinating natural attractions. They reveal a mysterious subterranean world that's home to strange creatures and bedecked in elegant mineral formations.

Budapest Museum List - Galleries, Exhibitions, Museums in Budapest
This Budapest museum list provides information about galleries, museums, and exhibition spaces in Hungary's capital city. Any visitor can find a museum to suit particular areas of interest!

St. Patrick's Day in Eastern Europe - March 17th St. Patrick's Day Celebrations in the Cities of Eastern Europe
St. Patrick's Day Celebrations in Eastern Europe - Irish festivals, concerts, parades, and other St. Patrick's Day festivities are planned for the week of March 17th in Eastern Europe.

View Prague from Above - Get a Bird's-Eye View of Prague
From these elevated vantage points, view the city of Prague from above. Birds-eye views offer photo opportunities and memorable panoramas, allowing you to see one of Europe's most beautiful cities from a new angle.

Czech Culture - Culture of the Czech Republic
Czech Culture - Culture of the Czech Republic

Czech Culture - Culture of the Czech Republic
Czech Culture - Culture of the Czech Republic

Pictures of Christmas in Eastern Europe - East Europe Christmas Picture Galleries
Pictures of Christmas in Eastern Europe - East Europe Christmas Picture Galleries

Croatian Cities and Towns - Great Destinations in Croatia
Every Croatian city offers a remarkable experience, from towns in the Istrian Peninsula, to Dalmatian coastal cities like Dubrovnik, to happening inland destinations such as Zagreb.

Croatia Photos - Photo Galleries of Croatia
Croatia Photos - Photo Galleries of Croatia

Things to Do in Opatija - Activities in Opatija, Croatia
Things to Do in Opatija - Activities in Opatija, Croatia

Prague Travel Guide - Travel to Prague - What You Need to Know
Prague travel information and tips, including sights, food, transportation, monthly events and weather, shopping, day trips, and reviews.Use this guide to help you plan your Prague visit!

Transportation in Prague - Intercity Transportation in Prague
Transportation in Prague - Intercity Transportation in Prague

Prague Travel Guide - Travel to Prague - What You Need to Know
Prague travel information and tips, including sights, food, transportation, monthly events and weather, shopping, day trips, and reviews.Use this guide to help you plan your Prague visit!

Top Travel Tips for Eastern Europe Travel
Top Travel Tips for Eastern Europe Travel

Russian Culture Monday Archives - Blog Entries about Russian Culture
This archive compiles a list of all blog posts about the weekly feature

Russian Culture Monday Archives - Blog Entries about Russian Culture
This archive compiles a list of all blog posts about the weekly feature

Poland's Cities and Towns - Polish Travel Destinations
From large cities to small towns and village, Poland's diverse range of destinations will fulfill all of your travel dreams: follow in the footsteps of kings and composers, view unforgettable sights, enjoy dining and nightlife, and learn about Poland's history.

World Heritage Sites in Eastern Europe Photo Galleries - Photos of Eastern Europe's World Heritage Sites.
World Heritage Sites in Eastern Europe Photo Galleries - Photos of Eastern Europe's World Heritage Sites.

Museums in Prague - Visit One of Prague's Great Museums
Museums in Prague range from the world-class to the simply weird, and they aren't limited only to art. Composers, torture devices, literary greats, and more are honored in Prague's museums.

Prague Photo Galleries - Photos of Prague, Czech Republic
Check out these Prague photos to see Europe's most beautiful city in its best light year round. Enjoy these photos of Prague!

Museums in Prague - Visit One of Prague's Great Museums
Museums in Prague range from the world-class to the simply weird, and they aren't limited only to art. Composers, torture devices, literary greats, and more are honored in Prague's museums.

Silesia - Poland's Home of the Black Madonna, Wroclaw, and Other Sights
The region of Silesia, in western Poland, is rich with UNESCO-protected sites, castles and castle ruins, wildlife, and even the country's most beloved religious icon, the Black Madonna of Czestochowa.

Croatian Islands Overview - Introduction to Adriatic Escapes
This overview of Croatia's islands introduces travelers to aspects of travel to these Adriatic escapes. Islands are reachable from Croatia's mainland from major cities and attract visitors with local cuisine and culture, sunny weather, and beaches.

Easter in Latvia - Lieldienas Traditions
Easter in Latvia is called Lieldienas, and is marked by the coloring of Easter eggs and other Latvian traditions.

Valentine's Day in Riga - February 14th in the Latvian Capital
If you've ever considered spending time in the Baltics for Valentine's Day, consider Riga. Riga is unabashedly romantic with its Art Nouveau facades and interesting restaurant and nightlife.

Easter in Lithuania - Traditions and Customs
Easter in Lithuania is a holiday that bursts with color--marguciai, or Easter eggs, and verbos, or Easter palms, along with Easter foods and traditions celebrate the start of spring.

Herend Porcelain - Hungarian Gifts and Souvenirs
Herend porcelain is a luxurious souvenir from a trip to Hungary. Herend Porcelain has been produced in Hungary for almost two centuries and has graced the tables of royalty for almost that long.

Hungarian Wines - Regions, History, and Tourism
Enjoy Hungarian wine while in Hungary or tour its wine regions to get to the heart of its production. Though Hungary is best known for Bull's Blood and Tokaji wines, many other wine varieties come out of Hungary.

Wine in Budapest - Enjoy a Drink in the Hungarian Capital
Hungary's wine culture should not be missed on a visit to Budapest. Try various red and white wines produced domestically and descend into historic cellars for a tasting experience.

Old Town Tallinn - Toompea and All-Linn
Old Town Tallin is made up of two sections: the Upper Town, or Toompea, and the Lower Town, or All-Linn. Important sights are located in both sections of the town, each which represents different periods in Tallinn's history.

Marguciai - Lithuanian Easter Eggs
Marguciai, Lithuania Easter eggs, are a part of a long-standing folk tradition surrounding Easter. Lithuanian marguciai are decorated in two ways: with wax or by scratching.

Reasons to Visit Budapest - Why Travel to the Hungarian Capital
Do you really need a reason to visit Budapest? If you're unsure why you should travel to the Hungarian capital city, consider these ten great reasons Budapest is an unmissable destination.

Gediminas Tower - Upper Castle in Vilnius
The Gediminas Tower is what's left of a castle originally built by the founder of Vilnius. Now the Gediminas Castle is a symbol of the city, a museum, and an excellent lookout point!

Vilnius Travel Tips - Enjoying the Lithuanian Capital City
Vilnius, Lithuania's capital city, is an underrated travel destination. Use these tips to enjoy your visit to Vilnius.

Vilnius Cathedral - The Capital's Most Famous Church
Vilnius Cathedral is a can't-miss feature of Old Town Vilnius. It occupies Cathedral Square at the entryway to Gediminas Prospect. Visitors can view its miraculous icons, its Baroque chapel, and its crypt.

One Day in Vilnius - Suggestions for a Short Stay
Have only a limited period in Vilnius, maybe even only one day? Visit some of Vilnius' must-see sights during your short stay in the Lithuanian capital.

Brasov - Romania's "Crown City"
The crowing glory of Romania is Brasov, known as the Crown City by the Germans who settled it and traded there. Today, Brasov is a major Romanian destination city and near to Bran Castle, better known as Dracula's Castle. However, don't go simply to hunt vampires, Brasov has much to offer the the traveler with a few days to explore.

Sibiu - One of Romania's Top Destination Cities
Sibiu, a Romanian city located in Transylvania, was settle by Germans whose influence can still be felt. Explore Sibiu's city fortifications, meander through narrow medieval streets, and find surprises in every historic square.

St. John's Cathedral Old Town Warsaw - Cathedral of St. John
St. John's Cathedral Old Town Warsaw - Cathedral of St. John. Page 6.

Jindřichův Hradec Castle - Photo, History, and Visitor Information
Jindřichův Hradec is a castle that was built to use the landscape as a part of its defense system. Page 12.

Using a Credit Card in Eastern Europe - What You Need to Know
These tips for using credit cards in Eastern Europe cover what cards are typically accepted, card technology requirements, and suggestions for getting a chip-and-PIN credit card for use overseas.

Hungarian Matyó Folk Art - Embroidery and Decoration
Hungarian Maty folk art, in the form of embroidery or a decorative painting style called rosemaling, is an important Hungarian cultural phenomenon and is protected as an element of intangible world heritage by UNESCO.

Latvia's Holidays - Annual Celebrations and Commemorations
Latvia's holidays begin with the New Year and end with Christmas. Easter and Midsummer are also important holidays with large-scale festivities that travelers can enjoy. Learn more about Latvia's holiday celebrations.

Top Cities for Shopping in Eastern Europe - Best Shopping Capitals
Moscow, Prague, Budapest . . . top cities for shopping in Eastern Europe are often capital cities that are home to both designer boutique and souvenir shops stocked with traditional arts and crafts.

Best Souvenirs from Latvia - What to Buy
The choice of souvenirs from Latvia range from wearable textile art, to jewelry, to locally produced food products. If you're wondering what to buy in Latvia as a souvenir, consider the items on this list as a good starting point.

Estonia's Holidays - Annual Celebrations and Observations
Estonia's holidays encompass secular, pagan, and religious traditions. Many, such as Christmas, are accompanied by festivities that visitors can take part in.

Schengen Area Visas - Countries of Eastern Europe
The countries of East and East Central Europe that belong to the Schengen Area offer travelers the convenience of border-free travel within the zone. These eight countries in Eastern Europe belong to the Schengen area.

Shopping Centers and Malls in Vilnius - Large-Scale Shopping in the Capital
Shopping centers, malls, and department stores in Vilnius can be found in Old Town and in the more modern city center. Visit shopping centers such as Akropolis if you want an almost unlimited indoor shopping experience.

Music Culture in Vilnius - Concerts in the Lithuanian Capital
The music scene in Vilnius is accessible and, generally speaking, inexpensive to enjoy. Concert halls, churches, cafes, and bars all participate in the lively music culture of the Lithuanian capital city.

Lithuanian Cuisine Restaurants in Vilnius - Local Food in Lithuania's Capital
Lithuania cuisine is easy to find in Vilnius. Whether you're looking for the real deal or a restaurant that entertains as well as pleases the palate, you won't have to go far in the Old Town to taste the best of what traditional food has to offer.

Living in Vilnius - Making a move to the Lithuanian Capital
This basic information about living in Vilnius will help you know what to expect from a move to the Lithuanian capital city. Transportation, housing, and an expat community are accessible for long-term visitors to the city.

Vegetarian Restaurants in Vilnius - Raw and Meatless Dining
Raw and meatless restaurants will appeal to vegetarian travelers to Vilnius, Lithuanian's capital city. However, even traditional cuisine restaurants offer vegetarian options for diners who avoid meat.

Introduction to Krakow - First-time Visitor Tips
If you've never been to Krakow, use this introduction to Poland's most popular destination city to start planning how you'll spend your time there. Krakow is a traveler's treasure house.

Russia's Golden Ring - Historic Cities Near Moscow
Russia's Golden Ring is a virtual time capsule that will take visitors back to medieval Russia. The 800-year-old monuments in Golden Ring cities, the legends about tsars and princes, and the pride in cultural traditions make a visit to Russia's Golden Ring replete with wonders.

Mushroom Hunting in Russia - Learn About This National Tradition!
Mushroom hunting is a tradition enjoyed by Russians today. Mushroom gathering is taken seriously by those who practice it, and delicious mushroom dishes appear in restaurants and Russian tables every season.

Black Light Theater in Prague - What Visitors Need to Know
Is black light theater a good way to spend your time or money in Prague? Which black light theaters should you patronize? It's important to be prepared if you're going to see this type of show when visiting the Czech capital.

Poland Tours - Group, Custom, and Private Travel to Poland
Book and Poland tour and see the highlights of this country while in the care of a knowledgeable guide. These Poland tour companies provide group, custom, private, and fixed-date tours of this incredible country.

Palanga - Lithuania's Most Popular Resort Destination
Palanga's location on the Baltic Sea coast in Lithuania, along with its party atmosphere, make it a popular summer vacation destination for locals and travelers.

Lithuania's Holidays - Annual Festivals and Celebrations
Lithuania's holidays mark both religious and secular, pagan and modern celebrations. Many holidays provide opportunities for travelers to learn about and enjoy traditional Lithuanian culture through festivals and markets.

Lithuanian Language - The Oldest Surviving Baltic Language
Lithuanian language is the most conservative of the Baltic languages and the official language of Lithuania. Learn what you need to know about mastering the language and using it when you travel.