Budapest – High Culture on a Low Budget

Matthias Church

Part 1 – Travel Essentials Overview Budapest Is a city with incredible architecture, friendly and helpful residents, excellent public transportation and clean and safe streets. It is the merge of two cities on opposite side of the Danube River, Buda and Pest (pronounced pesh), in 1873. Buda contains the Castle District (includes the Royal Palace […]

Cyprus – A Divided Island

Sea Caves at Peyia, Cyprus

Part 1 – Travel Essentials Overview Cyprus is a crab shaped island, which is only 40 miles from Turkey, 65 miles from Syria and 200 miles from Egypt. Cyprus is 3,500 square miles (bigger than Delaware, smaller than Connecticut) with a 400-miles long coastline. Being an Mediterranean island, it is not surprising that beaches are […]

Bulgaria – Land of Bio and Cultural Diversity

Pirin Mountains Sand Pyramids, Bulgaria

Part 1 – Travel Essentials Overview Bulgaria is land little known to most non-Europeans. Many associate the country with Olympic weight lifters and wrestlers or as a member of the Soviet dominated Warsaw Pact. Despite this obscurity, it should be a main consideration when travelling to Eastern Europe. There is a lot to offer for […]