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Fear of Terrorism and travel to “Eastern Europe”

Fear of Terrorism and travel to “Eastern Europe”

In the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris and Brussels, which all seem to be perpetrated by a single, or closely connected cells, and the subsequent travel alert issued by the U.S. State Department it is natural to be wary of traveling to Europe. However the differences between Western Europe and “Eastern Europe” are night and day.

Where to go in 2016?

Where to go in 2016?

It’s that time of year again, when thoughts turn to possible spring and summer vacation destinations. Travel journalists are particularly good at coming up with lists, so we’ve collated our own list-of-lists. For travellers who prefer to tread where none of your friends have ventured before, we’ve added our own suggestions for cities that haven’t yet made the mainstream,

Fear of Terrorism and travel to “Eastern Europe”

Fear of Terrorism and travel to “Eastern Europe”

In the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris and the subsequent worldwide travel alert issued by the U.S. State Department it is natural to be wary of traveling to Europe. However the differences between Western Europe and “Eastern Europe” are night and day. So much so that when considering your travels to Europe we believe it is a

The Migrant Situation in Central & Eastern Europe

The Migrant Situation in Central & Eastern Europe

If you watch FOX News and CNN you might be under the impression that Central and Eastern Europe is currently dealing with a tidal wave of migrants mostly from Syria, Afghanistan and Sudan. However the reality in the more touristed towns and cities in the region is much different than these reports would lead you to believe as the

GPS in Europe – Rent, Buy or Download?

GPS in Europe – Rent, Buy or Download?

We frequently arrange rental cars for our guests to get around Croatia and Slovenia and we’re often asked about GPS so here’s the low-down: Rent Unless specified otherwise car rentals don’t normally include GPS. One reason for this is that rental companies tend to charge up to $20/day for GPS rental, capping it at around