Romania is a land of great natural beauty. The terrain is more or less equally distributed between mountains, hills and plateaus and plains.
Romanians are not to be confused with the Romani people also referred to as Roma or Gypsies, whose name is thought to derive from domba - a man of low cast living by singing and music - attested in Classical Sanskrit.
With countless natural wonders and interesting historical sites, one of the best ways to travel the length and breadth of Romania is by road. Unfortunately, road conditions in Romania are poor.
Find out about road rules. police stops, and pedestrian safety in Ukraine before you go.
Despite the chilling events which occurred at Chernobyl and Pripyat in 1986, many travelers visit the area each year. Here are our tips on how to see this radioactive region safely.
Call it a hangover from the days when the iron curtain fell across Europe, but many people still think of Poland as a dark, soviet-style gulag - where you take your life in your hands running the gauntlet of secret police and shipyard workers hardened by deprivation.
A trip to Russia can be filled with exciting adventures, delectable cuisine and amazing memories. Find out how to stay healthy while expriencing all the country has to offer.
Russia offers travelers a unique culture, architecture and traditions however it does have its social issues. Here's what you need to go before you go.
Russia has plenty of public transport so travelers can immerse themselves in the local culture and history. We take a look at how to get around safely.
There are many who claim Poland is one of the worst places for car drivers in Europe (although, sadly, there's a lot of competition for the dubious title).
Poland is a part of the global tourism market with increasing number of visitors, particularly after joining the European Union in 2004. But sadly petty crime is global too.