Great off the Radar Eastern European Cities to Visit

Eastern Europe is a fascinating and romantic slice of the globe to explore. And it generally offers far better value than Western Europe. The secret has long been out of the bag with Prague, which doesn’t offer nearly the same value as it did 15 years ago. But there are several cities that rival Prague,…

5 Must Things to do in Krakow

Krakow is a fantastic city filled with wonderful food, architecture and history. If you have a few days in Krakow and somehow manage to get bored, please clobber yourself in the head to reset your brain cells. An added bonus of Krakow is that prices are generally cheaper than Prague and Budapest. With that, here…

Common Scams in Krakow and Eastern Europe

Krakow is a fantastic place to visit. Poland’s 2nd largest city and most visited destination has an amazing wealth of history, architecture and is one of the best places in Europe to enjoy a few drinks out. Unfortunately, like other major Eastern European cities, for example Prague, Budapest and Riga, the boom in tourism has…

horse and carriage ride in Krakow

Tips on Areas to Stay in Krakow, Poland

Being part Polish I had always wanted to visit Poland, to sample the last remaining segment of my heritage that I had yet to explore. With wonderful architecture, food, nightlife and centuries of interesting history, Krakow didn’t disappoint. Here are tips on areas to stay in Krakow!   Old Town (Stare Miastro) Apartment rental sites…