Eastern Europe

Marvelous Moldova

Moldova Countryside

Small landlocked Moldova may be one of Europe’s best kept secrets. It is not (as yet) flooded by tourists, it’s easy on the budget and has great sites to see.  This former Soviet republic is bordered by Romania to the west and Ukraine to the north, east and around its southern tip. The country’s climate…

Prague, Czech Republic

Prague Old Town

Each city around the world has its own feel. On our first walk over Charles Bridge and through the Old Town streets we find Prague to be one of the busiest historic districts to date – hordes of people jostle for space, inevitably someone steps in front of Rick’s camera as he is about to…

Poland … at last!

Poland By Irene Butler. Back in 2001 we entered Poland via train from Budapest, or attempted to…at 4 a.m. we were escorted off the train by armed guards at the border between Poland and Slovakia….why? We thought since our United States neighbours did not require a visa that we Canadians would not require a visa.…