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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

The Best Danube River Cruises in Budapest

The Best Danube River Cruises in Budapest

Locals call Budapest “Paris on the Danube,” and with good reason. This beautiful city sparkles like The City of Lights, especially at night. The Danube and its bridges are even more impressive than the Seine. Exploring the city’s gorgeous architecture is a necessity. And Budapest’s Christmas markets are famous throughout Europe. But if you want… 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

Where to Watch the World Cup in Europe

Where to Watch the World Cup in Europe

Team USA might not have made it to the Finals, but if you’re traveling in Europe this summer there will be no escaping the excitement around Football’s Greatest Show on Earth. Most of the Continent is mad for soccer (call it football when you’re there, please) and there will be plenty of places across many… Continue Reading

Curious Thirst Quenchers: Regional Soft Drinks from Central & Eastern Europe

Curious Thirst Quenchers

Everyone needs some refreshment when they’re exploring new cities. But often travelers find themselves reaching for the old familiars rather than trying something unusual. Now that Coca Cola is available just about everywhere, it can be harder to branch out. But one great part of traveling is getting out of your comfort zone. There’s no… Continue Reading

The Best Christmas Markets in Budapest

The Best Christmas Markets in Budapest

Updated August 17, 2018 Starting from the 9th of November, Budapest is a true winter wonderland. Listed in the Top 10 Most Beautiful European Christmas Markets, the Christmas markets in Budapest offer a rich variety of traditional food and drinks, folk art and Christmas performances. The markets run till the 1st of January too so… Continue Reading

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

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