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Tag: Eastern Europe

Travel articles, guides, travel tips, unusual things to do, travel challenges and secret places in Eastern Europe

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Prizren – attractions and fairy tales from Kosovo

Prizren – attractions and fairy tales from Kosovo

Prizren is not like any other city in Kosovo. Down its narrow streets, amidst the houses perched on the hill and at the paved squares, you will feel t
Demir Baba Teke – a holy place in Bulgaria for 3,000 years

Demir Baba Teke – a holy place in Bulgaria for 3,000 years

The challenge: Discover one of the most sacred spots in Bulgaria where people of all religions are welcome, although the site itself is an Alevi shrin
Hiking in Bulgaria: see the view from Koncheto Ridge in Pirin Mountains

Hiking in Bulgaria: see the view from Koncheto Ridge in Pirin Mountains

All who have seen the world from this magical place, who have felt how fragile and helpless they are before nature, they went back changed. Koncheto R
Secret beaches in Bulgaria: Tyulenovo, the village of seals

Secret beaches in Bulgaria: Tyulenovo, the village of seals

The challenge: Discover one of the most beautiful secret beaches in Bulgaria You won’t meet lovers of sand beaches in the Bulgarian seaside village o
Istanbul Tulip Festival: the best parks to see flowers (+ map)

Istanbul Tulip Festival: the best parks to see flowers (+ map)

The challenge: explore Istanbul, tulip by tulip Every year in April, Istanbul turns into the capital of tulips. This is when millions of bulbs show u
Niš, Serbia: 6 fun and unusual things to do (for very cheap or free)

Niš, Serbia: 6 fun and unusual things to do (for very cheap or free)

The challenge: discover the Serbian city of Niš (Nish) through its stories, peculiar facts and unusual attractions Niš (pronounced Neesh) is the thir
Suspended in the air: the story of Meteora, Greece

Suspended in the air: the story of Meteora, Greece

 "It's got this otherworldly vibe about it, it had this really great energy, and I wanted to have a record that lived up to that energy." – Chester Be
7 unique and unusual things to do in Sibiu, Romania (+map)

7 unique and unusual things to do in Sibiu, Romania (+map)

Sibiu is one of the most idyllic places to live according to a 2008 Forbes publication, and while I haven't lived there myself, I can at least swear i
The narrowest street in Prague has its own traffic lights

The narrowest street in Prague has its own traffic lights

The challenge: squeeze through the narrowest street in Prague (and one of the narrowest in the world). Even if you are slim and skinny as a beanpole,
Explore Belgrade in 13 easy drinks

Explore Belgrade in 13 easy drinks

Serbia’s chaotic capital is renowned for having one of the most vibrant nightlife scenes in Europe. For many visitors, the Belgrade experience passes
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