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2015 Christmas Markets in Central Europe

2015 Christmas Markets in Central Europe

Mulled wine, cinnamon pastries, gingerbread, roasting chestnuts. The classic tastes of Christmas in Central & Eastern Europe, best experienced wrapped up warm as you stroll around one of the legendary Christmas markets that take place throughout the holiday season in cities across the region. Germany Germany’s Christmas markets usually start in the last week of November and… Continue Reading

9 Things you should know about Vis

Vis, is sometimes referred to as Croatia’s ‘fortress island’, which doesn’t make it sound too appealing but there’s a lot more to the place than that. Vis is the furthest inhabited island from the Croatian mainland and occupies am important strategic position in the Adriatic sea. It isn’t the easiest to get to – the… Continue Reading

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Baltic Food Specialities

Baltic Food Specialities

The European Union has a variety of different programs that highlight and protect special aspects of a country, like food, traditional clothing or festivals. Since trying new food in foreign countries is one of the highlights of travelling, we’ve rounded up some of the specialties from the Baltic countries of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The… Continue Reading

8 Things to avoid in Dubrovnik

8 Things to avoid in Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik is undoubtedly a breathtakingly beautiful place but this makes it very popular with tourists and where there are tourists there are often tourist traps to be avoided. Here’s what we warn our guests to avoid in Dubrovnik and how to deal with it. Continue Reading

Prague On Film

Prague On Film

Prague is a beautiful, historic city. Those characteristics, plus its long film tradition (Barrandov, the city’s film studio, is one of the largest in Europe) have made it a hot movie site for local and global productions. Many well-known movies have been shot in Prague, and more often than not, the city is a stand-in for… Continue Reading

Slovenia for Foodies

Slovenia for Foodies

Slovenia is a country of contrasts. You can have a mountain adventure in the Julian Alps, experience culture and a lively street scene in Ljubljana or sun yourself on the country’s tiny bit of coast in Slovene Istria. These distinctions also extend to the country’s cuisine. The small country boasts 24 different culinary regions gathering… Continue Reading

6 Bloggers Discover the Baltics with JayWay Travel

6 Bloggers Discover the Baltics with JayWay Travel

In May 2015 we put together a multi-blogger 10 day trip in the Baltic countries of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Hopefully from the posts that are linked below and the various photos and videos to be found using the #JayWayBaltics hashtag on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook it should be easy to see just how much… Continue Reading

European Fall Festival Guide 2015

European Fall Festival Guide 2015

Autumn is a gorgeous time to visit Europe. Crowds have thinned, sunny days are still a possibility, and the locals are back from their summer holidays, giving cities a more lived-in vibe. Plus, cultural calendars are bursting with events after the summer shutdown. Here’s a roundup of some of the best festivals and events in… Continue Reading

What to do in Kotor

What to do in Kotor

We recently had the chance to test out a couple of tours offered in stunning Kotor, Montenegro by our new partner there while staying in Kotor for a few days for a research trip. We will soon be adding a few more accommodation options in Kotor too as a result. Here’s how to fill a day… Continue Reading

Three Berlin Neighborhood Cafes

Three Berlin Neighborhood Cafes

Berlin is a huge sprawling city and it is best explored by neighborhood. Every one of the districts offer something interesting to discover. But all that walking (or U-bahn riding) can get tiring and Berlin is a city which doesn’t let you slow down. Here are three recommendations for a little coffee and cake jolt… Continue Reading