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Group, Private, Hop-on Hop-off: Which Tour to Take?

Free, Group, Hop-on Hop-off, Private Tours and Day Trips — What's Right for You?

For travelers looking to learn more about the unique destinations they’re visiting, we offer no shortage of different styles of tours. Let’s take a closer look at each to find the best tour for you. Group Tours A paid-for group tour might be the best tour for you if you’re on a budget, if you… Continue Reading

Fear of Terrorism and Travel to “Eastern Europe”

Fear of Terrorism and Travel to “Eastern Europe”

In the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris and Brussels, which all seem to be perpetrated by a single, or closely connected cells, and the subsequent travel alert issued by the U.S. State Department it is natural to be wary of traveling to Europe. However the differences between Western Europe and “Eastern Europe” are night and day.… Continue Reading

Migrant Crisis Effects on Travel in Central & Eastern Europe in 2016

Migrant Crisis Effects on Travel in Central & Eastern Europe in 2016

Every now and again the question of the continuing migrant crisis, and how it affects the destination we cover, comes up in conversation with a prospective guest. We’ve published a series of posts on the subject, of which this is the latest, updating regularly to explain the situation as clearly as we can, with the… Continue Reading

Where to Go in 2016?

Where to Go in 2016?

It’s that time of year again, when thoughts turn to possible spring and summer vacation destinations. Travel journalists are particularly good at coming up with lists, so we’ve collated our own list-of-lists. For travellers who prefer to tread where none of your friends have ventured before, we’ve added our own suggestions for cities that haven’t yet made the mainstream,… Continue Reading

Fear of Terrorism and travel to “Eastern Europe”

Fear of Terrorism and travel to “Eastern Europe”

In the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris and the subsequent worldwide travel alert issued by the U.S. State Department it is natural to be wary of traveling to Europe. However the differences between Western Europe and “Eastern Europe” are night and day. So much so that when considering your travels to Europe we believe it is a… Continue Reading

Migrant Crisis Effects on Travel in Central & Eastern Europe

Migrant Crisis Effects on Travel in Central & Eastern Europe

The ‘migrant crisis’ in Europe continues to dominate the news cycle yet the reality on the ground as reported by our own staff across the region is that everything in our destinations is business as usual and many guests have remarked on how surprised they are by the fact that they have seen no effects… Continue Reading

The Migrant Situation in Central & Eastern Europe

The Migrant Situation in Central & Eastern Europe

If you watch FOX News and CNN you might be under the impression that Central and Eastern Europe is currently dealing with a tidal wave of migrants mostly from Syria, Afghanistan and Sudan. However the reality in the more touristed towns and cities in the region is much different than these reports would lead you to believe as the… Continue Reading

Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 and Travel to JayWay Destinations

Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 and Travel to JayWay Destinations

The site of the tragic MH17 crash is around 1,000 miles from the closest JayWay destination and as such there is no reason to postpone or cancel any travel plans to any of our destinations in Central & Eastern Europe. Ukraine is a very large country and the regions controlled by pro-Russian rebels are in… Continue Reading

GPS in Europe: Rent, Buy, Download or Online?

GPS in Europe: Rent, Buy, Download or Online?

Updated July 2017 We frequently arrange rental cars for our guests to get around Croatia and Slovenia and we’re often asked about GPS so here’s the low-down: Rent Unless specified otherwise car rentals don’t normally include GPS. One reason for this is that rental companies tend to charge up to $20/day for GPS rental, capping… Continue Reading

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