Eastern Europe

16 Best Hostels in Eastern Europe

By on Published: January 10, 2019 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Budget Travel Ideas, Eastern Europe, Europe with 2 Comments
16 Best Hostels in Eastern Europe

11 countries in 2 months is exactly the sort of moves you can pull in Eastern Europe with so many small countries packed in alongside each other. And those are just the sort of moves I did pull recently, when I spent the best part of the summer enjoying this glorious part of the world. […]

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The 5 Best Bucharest Hostels

By on Published: January 7, 2019 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Budget Travel Ideas, Eastern Europe, Europe, ROMANIA with 0 Comments
The 5 Best Bucharest Hostels

Perhaps one of the weirdest European capitals, I’ve got to say that despite this (or perhaps because of it!) I was rather drawn to bizarre Bucharest. The biggest city in Romania – a country that sits between Bulgaria, Serbia, Moldova, Ukraine and Hungary, but is utterly unlike any of them – it’s perhaps no surprise […]

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Why I Loved Mostar in Bosnia Hercegovina

By on Published: December 27, 2018 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in BOSNIA, Eastern Europe, Europe with 0 Comments
Why I Loved Mostar in Bosnia Hercegovina

If you weren’t aware, Bosnia Hercegovina is the new kid on the travel block in Eastern Europe and it’s absolutely freaking brilliant! Cheap, easy to travel, fascinating and drop-dead gorgeous, I was quickly taken with this little Balkan country and perhaps never more than by its second city of Mostar. Located in the south, Mostar […]

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The 5 Best Prague Hostels

By on Published: December 20, 2018 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Budget Travel Ideas, CZECH REPUBLIC, Eastern Europe, Europe with 1 Comment
The 5 Best Prague Hostels

Everyone knows that Prague is a backpacker mecca. Situated in the heart of Europe, oozing character and charm, history and heritage, I’m not going to go on right now about why you should visit this gorgeous city. Instead, I’m going to presume that you’ve already made the wise decision to go there and get right […]

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10 Things to Do in Romania on a Budget

By on Published: December 13, 2018 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Budget Travel Ideas, Eastern Europe, Europe, ROMANIA with 0 Comments
10 Things to Do in Romania on a Budget

Getting straight to the point – Romania is incredibly cheap. In fact, I think it’s maybe one of the cheapest countries to travel in Europe and therefore ideal for those of us on rather a tight budget! But with some great cities, stunning mountains and even a protected wetland area, Romania isn’t just great for […]

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The Complete Eastern Europe Packing List for Backpackers

By on Published: December 6, 2018 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Eastern Europe, Europe, Travel Gear & Packing with 0 Comments
The Complete Eastern Europe Packing List for Backpackers

Despite occupying a relatively small geographic area, Eastern Europe covers a surprising number of countries, terrains and topographies. From the soaring peaks of Slovakia to the beaches of Croatia, the lakes of Bulgaria to the ancient cities of Ukraine – this part of the world packs a mean punch when it comes to diversity and […]

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10 Common Mistakes Every Traveller Visiting Ukraine Makes

By on Published: December 5, 2018 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Eastern Europe, Europe, Travel Tips, UKRAINE with 8 Comments
10 Common Mistakes Every Traveller Visiting Ukraine Makes

Ukraine… whoever thinks of going to Ukraine? Not me to be honest… until I went that is and discovered this huge country in Eastern Europe was actually WAY WAY better than I expected. Far from Soviet grey, drab and depressing – I found some gorgeous countryside, some thriving cities and a whole lot of loveable […]

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15 Great Things to Do in Sarajevo on a Budget

By on Published: November 26, 2018 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in BOSNIA, Budget Travel Ideas, Eastern Europe, Europe with 1 Comment
15 Great Things to Do in Sarajevo on a Budget

For a capital city, it’s amazing how small a city can be. Any that’s coming from someone who comes from a small place already! Yes the capital of Bosnia Hercegovina – Sarajevo – is more like a charming provincial town than a bustling metropolis and pretty much sums up the whole vibe in this country. […]

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How To See Dubrovnik for Less than 80 Euros!

By on Published: November 19, 2018 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Budget Travel Ideas, CROATIA, Eastern Europe, Europe with 0 Comments
How To See Dubrovnik for Less than 80 Euros!

There’s simply no denying – Croatia is crazy expensive when it comes to budget travel in Eastern Europe and Dubrovnik seems to top the bill as the most expensive city in this part of the world. Thanks to its Game of Thrones popularity and the seemingly never-ending stream of cruise ships that dock in this […]

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13 Amazing Things to Do in Kiev, Ukraine

By on Published: November 14, 2018 | Last Updated: October 28, 2021 in Eastern Europe, Europe, UKRAINE with 0 Comments
13 Amazing Things to Do in Kiev, Ukraine

I have to be honest, the thought of visiting Kiev (or Kyiv), the capital of Ukraine, didn’t immediately jump out at me. I’ve seen my fair share of ex-communist capitals and while I admire their architecture and find them culturally fascinating, seeing what I expected to be a grey, drab and dull ex-Soviet capital didn’t […]

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