A trip to Russia means experiencing a whole different world, a unique culture filled with rich, old traditions. Here's what you need to know before hitting the town for a good time.
Hold on for dear life when driving in Bulgaria. Driving is considered very hazardous due to several factors, and the fatality rate is high. Find out more about the good, the bad, the ugly in Bulgaria.
Bulgaria carries some classically European customs in addition to a few other local ways that may surprise the average traveller. Find out why you should tap the salt shaker twice and how to tip in Bulgaria!
Bulgaria is one of south eastern Europe's most interesting destinations, and – for now at least – it isn't swamped by masses of visitors every summer. Thankfully the smaller crowds also mean petty crime is less common, but you can still run into trouble and pick pockets in certain areas.
There are a few options for getting around Moldova when sightseeing, they all have their own pros and cons of course. Find out how to get around safely with World Nomads.
Like any other country, Moldova is no different when it comes to petty crime like pick-pocketing, scams plus throw in some police corruption into the mix too. World Nomads shows you how to avoid trouble while travelling in Moldova.
If you've done any sort of research on Moldova, you'll have heard about a section on the eastern bank of the Dniestr River between Moldova and Ukraine. So what exactly is Transnistria? Find out more about this day trip destination with World Nomads.
Hungary is home to many sneaky scammers. Budapest in particular is a place where tourists can fall victim to the community of corrupt taxi drivers, restaurant owners and seemingly lovely ladies, who are working together to swindle you.
Petty crime is an issue in Hungary's capital, Budapest, although it doesn't seem so petty when it happens to you.
Slovakia is among the safest countries in Europe, with crime rates that have been falling steadily since 2005. But like other countries, it has its minor hassles. Find out how to avoid petty crime.
Slovakian roads are normally kept in good condition, thanks in part to a mandatory road tax common to Central Europe. Find out what you need to know before taking to the roads.