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

The La Trappe Brewery, Monk Made Beer in the Netherlands

Whether you’re Christian or not, monk made beer is special, so special that many breweries make abbey style beers, passed off as the real deal when they’re not. There are only 8 Trappist monk breweries of the Cistercian order approved to sell beer with the official Trappist label. An additional 10 monasteries are approved to sell other Trappist…

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…

Getting Passport Stamps Are Not All Fun and Games

When Wanderlust Marriage was younger and independent souls traveling the Earth, we viewed passport stamps as collectibles. With American and Australian passports respectively, Western European immigration officials (aside from England) never asked us any questions and we sorta viewed the officials as memorabilia facilitators. When they didn’t stamp, for whatever reason, we asked them to do so-…