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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

Hot Air Ballooning over Trakai

Hot Air Ballooning over Trakai

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With some of the lowest prices in the world for hot-air ballooning as well as being one of the few cities in Europe that you’re allowed to fly over in a hot air balloon, Vilnius is possibly one of the best places to tick off that particular bucket list item. You can choose between flying… Continue Reading

Prague’s Farmers Markets

When the weather is nice, you want to spend as much time outside exploring as possible. Combine eating, local culture and fresh air in one trip by checking out the farmers market scene in Prague. Since around 2010, Prague’s farmers markets have been growing in size and frequency, tracking the general foodie trend among Praguers. These… Continue Reading

24 Hours in Brno

24 Hours in Brno

For a quick city break from Prague, or a stop between Prague and Vienna, Budapest or Bratislava, head to the Czech Republic’s second city of Brno. A roughly two hour drive/three hour train ride will land you in this university town brimming with interesting architecture and a burgeoning food scene. Our first recommendation, if you… Continue Reading

The Best of Brasov

The Best of Brasov

With the peaks of the Southern Carpathian Mountains as a backdrop, the town of Brasov offers historic and architectural delights in town, and great access to three of Transylvania’s best castles. The gothic and baroque city center sits under Mount Tampa and is the best place to experience all Brasov has to offer. The main… Continue Reading

Exploring Berlin’s Hackescher Markt

Exploring Berlin’s Hackescher Markt

For those looking for a different shopping experience in Berlin, head over to the Hackescher Markt area and the Hackesche Höfe. This complex built by August Endell and with facades dating from 1906 will satisfy you architecturally and provides fun opportunities to window shop. The website claims it’s “Germany’s largest enclosed courtyard area.” Walking through,… Continue Reading

A Kazimierz Tour

A Kazimierz Tour

Krakow’s Kazimierz quarter is one of the city’s most interesting neighborhoods. The Jewish quarter’s history is vast but it’s also repositioned itself as Krakow’s artsy district and place to go for dining and nightlife. Historical Kazimierz For an in-depth look at the history of the neighborhood, consider booking either a private or group tour. On… Continue Reading