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.
Summary: A family trip to Bratislava. To tick off a new capital (at least for the rest of the family) and a new country (for them). A nice small city with a small old town; good food for very affordable prices. From here we also [read more]