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New Direct Flights to Prague and Budapest

New Direct Flights from the US to Prague and Budapest

These are exciting times for American travelers to Central and Eastern Europe, as two airlines will soon offer direct flights from American cities to great European destinations. Polish airline LOT will launch direct flights between Budapest, Chicago and New York in the summer of 2018. LOT joins American Airlines, which will have direct flights from Philadelphia… Continue Reading

The Best Jazz Clubs in Krakow

The Best Jazz Clubs in Krakow

From Frederic Chopin to Paweł Maciwoda, bassist for the Scorpions, Poland is a country of musicians. So it makes sense that Krakow, one of Poland’s most vibrant cities, has a rich music scene. There are classical concerts galore here, many of which are oriented toward tourists. But if you look a little harder, you’ll find plenty… Continue Reading

Guest Interview: Ellen Offner

Guest Interview: Ellen Offner

JayWay Travel guest Ellen Offner (pictured above with husband Arnie outside Budapest’s Szechenyi baths) isn’t only a seasoned world traveler, she’s also a dynamic blogger covering Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America and North America — just about every place there is to explore! I recently sat down with Ellen to get some inspiration from her… Continue Reading

2015 Christmas Markets in Central Europe

2015 Christmas Markets in Central Europe

Mulled wine, cinnamon pastries, gingerbread, roasting chestnuts. The classic tastes of Christmas in Central & Eastern Europe, best experienced wrapped up warm as you stroll around one of the legendary Christmas markets that take place throughout the holiday season in cities across the region. Germany Germany’s Christmas markets usually start in the last week of November and… Continue Reading

European Fall Festival Guide 2015

European Fall Festival Guide 2015

Autumn is a gorgeous time to visit Europe. Crowds have thinned, sunny days are still a possibility, and the locals are back from their summer holidays, giving cities a more lived-in vibe. Plus, cultural calendars are bursting with events after the summer shutdown. Here’s a roundup of some of the best festivals and events in… Continue Reading

A Kazimierz Tour

A Kazimierz Tour

Krakow’s Kazimierz quarter is one of the city’s most interesting neighborhoods. The Jewish quarter’s history is vast but it’s also repositioned itself as Krakow’s artsy district and place to go for dining and nightlife. Historical Kazimierz For an in-depth look at the history of the neighborhood, consider booking either a private or group tour. On… Continue Reading

The Best Central Europe Christmas Markets

The Best Central Europe Christmas Markets

Mulled wine, cinnamon pastries, gingerbread, roasting chestnuts. The classic tastes of Christmas in Central & Eastern Europe, best experienced wrapped up warm as you stroll around one of the legendary Christmas markets that take place throughout the holiday season in cities across the region. Germany Germany’s Christmas markets usually start in the last week of November… Continue Reading

7 Hotspots for your Europe Summer Vacation

7 Hotspots for your Europe Summer Vacation

Still weighing up where to go in Europe this year? Here are a few destinations that are popular with our guests for summer 2012. 1. Hvar, Croatia – relax with the jetset Europe’s sunniest island is popular with the stars of Hollywood and the sporting world – Hvar‘s guest book reads like the guest list… Continue Reading

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