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Fast Facts: Eastern & Central Europe

Fast Facts: Eastern & Central Europe

WHAT WE DID: Traveled for 36 days around 7 Eastern and Central European countries (8 countries including a day trip to Belarus). Stayed primarily in rooms (self-contained unit) booked through AirBnB, with the exception of a 4-night ski lodge suite in Koscielisko, Poland (Tatra National Park). Our basic itinerary: Transit – bus (Lux Express) from Moscow to Riga, Latvia Riga (3 nights) Transit – bus (Lux Express) from Riga to Vilnius, Lithuania Vilnius (2 nights) Transit – bus (Lux Express)…

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Penny & Me

Penny & Me

Well, the penny has certainly been on a roll since leaving Moscow, and in one month has managed to tour 8 different countries across Eastern and Central Europe: The penny began its European expedition in the Baltics, making stops in Latvia and Lithuania. It even made it to the coast, where it basked in the sunshine beside the crisp waters of the Baltic Sea. From there, the coin headed south to Poland, where it enjoyed the remote tranquility of the…

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Bratislava

Bratislava

With Bratislava being a scant one hour from Vienna, it’s a common day trip for visitors to the Austrian capital. We therefore decided to make an overnight stop in Slovakia’s capital, on the way to Budapest, to see what the city had to offer. Bratislava is a bustling city with a pleasantly segregated Old Town, consisting almost entirely of pedestrian streets running between shops, churches, fountains, and Baroque mansions that were originally constructed by royals, and are currently in use…

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