Great off the Radar Eastern European Cities to Visit

Eastern Europe is fascinating and can also be a romantic slice of the globe to explore. It also 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…

Must Things to do in Krakow

Krakow is a picturesque city packed with good food, interesting history and lively nightlife. If you have a few days in Krakow there’s plenty to experience. An added bonus is that prices are even cheaper than Prague and Budapest. Here are 5 must things to do in Krakow. 1)  Dinner on a Terrace in Stare Miasto…

Wawel Castle, things to do in Krakow

Common Scams in Krakow and Eastern Europe to Avoid

Krakow can be a great place to visit. Poland’s second largest city and most visited destination offers a wonderful mix of interesting history and great nightlife. Unfortunately, like other popular Eastern European cities like Prague, Budapest and Riga, the boom in tourism has also seen a spike in a small minority of people who want…

horse and carriage ride in Krakow

Tips on Areas to Stay in Krakow, Poland

Being a quarter Polish, I had always wanted to visit Poland. I wanted to explore the last remaining segment of my heritage that I had yet to experience. 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 Miasto) Apartment…