Central Europe

How Much Will A Central Europe Trip Cost?

Many travellers are wondering how much to allot for a Central Europe budget as the region is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after regions on the continent. The picture-perfect cities and towns of the Czech Republic and Poland scatter the pages of travel magazines and I’ve already talked about how Budapest is one of the best cities to visit for backpackers. Any of this is enough to have you … Read More

Buda or Pest? Where to Stay in Budapest

Chain Bridge seperating Buda and Pest

If you’re planning a trip to the Hungarian capital, it’s likely that you’ve debated whether staying in Buda or Pest is right for you. A capital divided into two distinct areas by the mighty Danube, both the Buda side and the Pest side of Budapest have different things to offer travellers and can give travellers two unique outlooks on the city. One side is tranquil, quiet and largely residential and … Read More

Prague or Krakow or Budapest: Which City to Visit?

Many travellers planning a trip to Central Europe don’t have necessarily an unlimited amount of time to visit every city that might be on their wish list. This has them begging the question: “Should I visit Prague or Krakow or Budapest?” While many people’s first instinct would be to cram every destination into a short period of time, I would honestly strongly recommend against doing this. Firstly, many cities aren’t as … Read More

The Ultimate 2 Week Central Europe Itinerary: 3 Perfect Routes

Bratislava skyline

Planning a 2 week Central Europe itinerary is one of the best ways to see some of the most beautiful towns and cities on the continent without breaking the bank. The countries of Hungary, Czechia, Poland and the like have so much to offer visitors including fairy-tale-like Old Towns, beautiful natural scenery, and unique national cuisines. If you want an introduction to Europe, are keen to dip your toe into … Read More

The Ultimate 2 to 4 Days in Krakow Itinerary

When it comes to European travel, one of the absolute must-see cities is Krakow, a vibrant student city located in Southern Poland. This beautiful city is a declared UNESCO World Heritage Site, and on a trip to Krakow, it is easy to see why. Home to striking medieval architecture, countless incredible historic sites, and so much to see and do, every traveller will thoroughly enjoy spending 2 to 4 days … Read More

Is Prague Expensive? A Guide to Prices in Prague

Famous Charles Bridge in Prague

Prague, the beautiful capital city of the Czech Republic, has become an extremely popular tourist destination in the past few years, known for its medieval architecture, exciting nightlife, and notoriously cheap prices. However, just like in any major European city, underprepared travellers can often find themselves paying exorbitant rates and high prices in Prague if they aren’t careful. If you have ever found yourself wondering “is Prague expensive?”, the good … Read More

How to Do a Bratislava Day Trip from Vienna

The beauty of travelling around Europe is that it’s often possible to visit multiple neighbouring countries within a short period of time without having to embark upon lengthy journeys. Some major cities are in such close proximity it’s possible to pop across the border in the morning, see a few sights and be back before bedtime. A Bratislava day trip from Vienna falls suitably into this category. If you’ve sampled … Read More

Is Krakow Expensive? A Guide to Prices in Krakow

Krakow's beautiful skyline

When I talk to people about my time in Krakow, one of the first things they ask is, “Is Krakow expensive?” I spent a month there in July 2019, on a student exchange so I feel I have had a substantial amount of time and experience there, to consider prices in Krakow, and compare them, relative to other large European cities. So in short- I tell them no- but further … Read More