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Croatia’s Jewish Heritage Sites

Croatia’s Jewish Heritage Sites

Croatia’s religious landscape is overwhelmingly dominated by Roman Catholicism but the territory of Croatia has long been home to adherents of Judaism. While the Jewish population of Croatia was much smaller, at just 25,000, than countries like Germany with half a million or Czechoslovakia with around 350,000, Jewish communities had been established in various places… Continue Reading

Romania Event Calendar 2015

Romania Event Calendar 2015

Did you decide to visit JayWay’s newest destination in 2015? To help plan your days, we’ve rounded up the country’s best festivals and events. Don’t miss any opportunity to dive into this fascinating culture! Bucharest May 8-23: EUROPAfest: One of the country’s largest international music festivals attracts global jazz, blues, pop and classical acts. May… Continue Reading

150 Years Young: Vienna’s Ringstrasse

150 Years Young: Vienna’s Ringstrasse

Vienna’s historic, old town section is nicely surrounded by the Ringstrasse. Walking around this circular road brings you past some of the city’s top sites including the Rathaus (Town Hall), the Parliament Building and the State Opera. Most of the architecture dates to the 1860s-1890s, a robust building period in Vienna’s history. Interspersed with parks,… Continue Reading

Munich’s Third Reich Tour

Munich’s Third Reich Tour

German history is fascinating, and if you are interested in the beginnings of World War II and Adolf Hitler’s rise to power, our Third Reich tour is highly recommended. The fast-paced tour led by Jeff is packed with historic facts, from Hitler’s birth, upbringing and failed attempts to be an artist in Austria, to his… Continue Reading

Meet the Travel Addicts

Meet the Travel Addicts

In October 2014, JayWay Travel hosted Lance and Laura Longwell, authors of the popular Travel Addicts blog.  We sat down with them to discuss travel and Budapest, Hungary. How long have you been traveling and blogging about travel? We both have a strong love of travel. Lance started as a child visiting all 50 of… Continue Reading

Welcome Romania!

Welcome Romania!

A couple weeks ago, we talked about our expanded offerings in Lithuania – two great new towns to explore in this lovely country. Today, we are pleased to introduce our newest country – Romania! Feedback from past clients indicated they would love to explore this not-too-travelled country, especially the beautiful Transylvania region. We spent a… Continue Reading

Pilsen, Czech Republic: 2015 Capital of Culture

Pilsen, Czech Republic: 2015 Capital of Culture

Each year in Europe, two ‘capitals of culture’ are named. The idea originated back in the 1980s to bring together European nations and are a wonderful way for lesser known cities to promote their culture and traditions. They are also positive economically thanks to infrastructure improvements and a boost in tourism. The cities plan a… Continue Reading

Lithuania Goes Large

Lithuania Goes Large

2014 was our first season arranging travel in the Baltic countries of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Our first few visits to the region since 2011 concentrated on the capital cities: cutesy Tallinn with its cobbled streets, medieval walls and red-roofed old town. Big-city Latvia, a restored old town, art nouveau district and massive airship-hangar market halls.… Continue Reading

Vienna’s Designer Dining Spots

Vienna’s Designer Dining Spots

Don’t just eat while in Vienna, dine! And dine in style. The Austrian capital is known for its architecture and design, but don’t simply take a picture of it during the day – feast (or have a cake and coffee break) in one of these truly ‘designer’ eateries. Loos American Bar Adolf Loos is one… Continue Reading