Category Archives: Eastern Europe

Malbork, (Poland)

“Civitas Beatae Virginis”, “Royal Prussia” An unexpected visit to what’s been for a while in the back of our ears: Malbork and its fascinating Teutonic castle. The reason is simple, since we’ve pretty much been to almost every possible important … Continue reading

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Gdansk, Sopot and Gdynia, (Poland)

“Neither rashly, nor timidly”, “The Tricity by the Baltic Sea” A bit over 5 years have passed since our first and only time in this beautiful city by the Baltic Sea, now glad to return and enjoy the same or … Continue reading

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Sofia and Rila, (Bulgaria)

“Roman: Ulpia Serdica”, “Greek: Serdonpolis, Triaditsa”, “Ottoman: Sofya” Almost 6 years have passed since our first and only time in Sofia, and Bulgaria itself. A long time once again for a rather large and nice capital city, with a lot of … Continue reading

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Chisinau and Tipova, (Moldova)

“Archaic Romanian chișla (spring, source of water) + nouă (new)” Another new country in my list! 83 so far in total, and 46th out of 50 that form the European continent. It’s always very exciting coming to places never been … Continue reading

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Katowice and Auschwitz, (Poland)

“Little Paris”, “One of the newest cities in Poland”, “Heart of Industrial Poland” After many years trying to find a good deal to this part of Poland, either Krakow or Katowice in order to finally reach Auschwitz, it came when less … Continue reading

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Krakow, (Poland)

“Royal Capital City of Kraków”, “The Polish Athens”, “The Polish Mecca” Almost 8 years have passed since my first and only time in this beautiful city, yet my opinion and judgement has not changed but turned to even better. Now after this … Continue reading

Posted in 01. Europe, 03. December, 03. March, 2009, 2017, Eastern Europe, Poland, Short Trips | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Lviv, (Ukraine)

“Latin Leopolis: The City of the Lion”, “Named in honor of Leo, eldest son of Rus” Coming back to one of our less visited countries in Europe, Ukraine, also one of the biggest with so much to see and so much … Continue reading

Posted in 01. Europe, 09. October, 2016, Eastern Europe, Short Trips, Ukraine | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Arad, (Romania)

“Hungarian Golgotha”, “Westernmost part of Transylvania” On the following day after visiting Timisoara, our main destination for this weekend, and the beautiful city of Szeged right across the border in Hungary, all while enjoying a great time at the Spa Resort Hotel we booked … Continue reading

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