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The Best Spa Towns in Central and Eastern Europe

The Best Spa Towns in Central and Eastern Europe

Some very relaxing news for visitors to Central and Eastern Europe: a new international project has united the best spa towns in Central and Eastern Europe in an effort to earn UNESCO recognition. The Great Spas of Europe project is the result of eight years of collaboration between the Czech Republic, the UK, Germany, Austria,… Continue Reading

Spring Festivals in Central and Eastern Europe

Spring Festivals in Central and Eastern Europe

Spring is a big deal in Central and Eastern Europe. That’s not only because many of these countries were once pagan, but also because they have to put up with a long, dark winter. So when spring finally comes around, people are ready to celebrate. Most spring festivals in Central and Easter Europe involve burning… Continue Reading

Visiting Dresden: How to Discover the City’s Local Side

Visiting Dresden: How to Discover the City’s Local Side

Dresden is one of the most famous cities in Germany. Unfortunately it’s famous in part for being nearly totally destroyed during World War II. Dresden’s Old Town has been marvelously rebuilt and these days you can hardly tell there was any damage done here. When you’re visiting Dresden you’ll definitely want to tour this fascinating,… Continue Reading

The Best Places for Photography in Central Europe

The Best Places for Photography in Central Europe

Many travelers in Central Europe love taking pictures of all the magnificent architecture. But as anyone who has tried it knows, there’s a big difference between the photographs you see in National Geographic and what you can do by simply pointing, snapping, and hoping for the best. It’s all about the proper point of view. So where can… Continue Reading

The Coolest Streets in Central Europe

The Coolest Streets in Central Europe

Visiting a new city can be overwhelming. There’s so much to see and do, sometimes it’s hard to know where to start and how to use your time wisely. So we’ve put together this quick guide to the coolest streets in Central Europe. We’ve picked a few highlights from our map to help make sure… Continue Reading

Unique European Festivals and Feast Days

Unique European Festivals and Feast Days

Europe is a fantastic travel destination at any time of year. There’s never a reason not to go. But there are some very unique festivals and feast days that are unlike anything you’ll encounter elsewhere. So if you time your visit right, you can really experience something special, from diving for crucifixes to frantic folk… Continue Reading

Oberammergau: Over 300 Years of Passion in the Bavarian Alps

Oberammergau: Over 300 Years of Passion in the Bavarian Alps

Oberammergau is a sleepy Alpine village nestled in the foothills of the Bavarian Alps; with a population of just over 5,000 it can seem fairly insignificant for anyone just passing through. But once every 10 years, the village becomes one of the most visited in the state of Bavaria, welcoming around half a million tourists.… Continue Reading

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