Eastern Europe has many countries of the past Russian ruling. Countries including the Baltics, Balkans, but also Poland, Slovak, Czech, Russia, Ukraine and Belarus are in Eastern Europe. In these countries you still find big variety in cultures but compared to western Europe you see a great difference. Great thing is the eastern countries are cheap compared to the western countries for traveling.
After a weird first half of 2020 it’s finally possible to travel again. I had several cancelled trips (to 9 new countries!) but finally it was possible to hit the road again. Vilnius, Lithuania, was my the first destination of 2020. I went there mid-June [read more]