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A Cultural Wonder: The Dubrovnik Summer Festival

A Cultural Wonder: The Dubrovnik Summer Festival

Founded as a theater festival in 1950, the Dubrovnik Summer Festival quickly became one of the region’s largest cultural events. Running from July 10 to August 25 every year, the daily performances range from theatrical plays to classical and folk music, from contemporary dance to ballet. With its open-air stages scattered throughout the Old Town,… Continue Reading

Budapest’s Unparalleled Parliament Building

Budapest’s Unparalleled Parliament Building

When you’re in Budapest, it’s impossible to avoid catching a glimpse of the Hungarian Parliament Building, a Gothic Revival wonder. The largest building in Budapest, and tied with St. Stephen’s Basilica for the country’s tallest structure (after St. Adalbert’s Basilica in Esztergom), the Hungarian parliament is a temple of democracy. Half a million precious stones… Continue Reading

Georgian: 2019’s Cuisine of the Year

Georgian: 2019’s Cuisine of the Year

Exotic and tasty, if tricky to pronounce, Georgian cuisine is finally getting the credit it deserves. Hospitality-trend forecaster af&co declared Georgia’s food its 2019 “Cuisine of the Year,” and Khachapuri its “Dish of the Year,” in part because it’s so photogenic. Scroll down this page if you don’t believe us ;). Rene Redzepi, who founded… Continue Reading

Budapest for Vegetarians and Vegans

Budapest for Vegetarians and Vegans

Hungarians have always placed a great emphasis on food, and their cuisine is often declared to be the best in Central Europe. While the locals do like their meat, there’s certainly more to eat than goulash. Budapest‘s population is nearing two million, and a large expat population too, there are plenty of great places for… Continue Reading

Explore Krakow’s Jewish Heritage

Explore Krakow’s Jewish Heritage

For centuries, Poland was home to the world’s largest Jewish community, which for much of its history was accorded nearly equal rights, and protected by tolerant kings. Until the 17th century, Krakow was Poland’s capital. Even after the royal seat passed to Warsaw, Krakow remained home to many of the country’s most notable rabbis and… Continue Reading

A Worthwhile Wait: The Baltic Song and Dance Festivals

A Worthwhile Wait: The Baltic Song and Dance Festivals

The largest events held in the Baltic States are the UNESCO-listed song and dance festivals held in mid-summer every five years in Estonia and Latvia, and four years in Lithuania. These mass performances were at the center of the Baltic national awakenings, and remain pivotal events. With hundreds of choirs and dance groups performing over… Continue Reading

Legends of Krakow

Legends of Krakow

Krakow is a storybook setting worthy of a fairy tale. The city dates back to the 8th century, making Krakow full of ancient legends and epic stories to tell. In this guest post by Cristina from Chasing Travel you’ll read about several of these tales. Continue Reading

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