Make like 'King' Wenceslas and look out from Prague Castle then ponder your own metamorphasis at the Franz Kafka Museum.
Go gently on the world's longest-and slowest-trolleybus route from Simferopol to Yalta.
Get naked, hot, sweaty, and whipped with birch twigs with the locals in a Moscow "banya."
Plunge into startlingly clear seas from Albena to Zadar ...more
June 2018: Estonia; Lithuania
October 2018: Slovenia; Croatia; Hungary
May 2019: Croatia; Montenegro; Bosnia and Herzegovina
I love Lonely Planet guides, and ordinarily find them packed to the brim with information to make holidays even better. Given the nature of their Eastern Europe guide, with many different countries included, the entries are quite often brief. I used this for Tallinn in Estonia and Kaunas in Lithuania, which I visited in June 2018, and found bot ...more
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Lonely Planet Eastern Europe is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip and what hidden discoveries await you. Sample a locally brewed beer in the heart of Prague's perfectly preserved Old Town, marvel at the masterpieces in St Petersburg's Hermitage museum or explore Croatia's sparkling coastline by boat; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Eastern Europe and begi...more
A beat-up old car, a few dollars in the pocket and a sense of adventure. In 1972 that’s all Tony and Maureen Wheeler needed for the trip of a lifetime – across Europe and Asia overland to Australia. It took several months, and at the end – broke but inspired – they sat at their kitchen table writing and stapling together their first travel guide, Across Asia on the Cheap. Within a week th ...more