Day Trips, featured

Day trip to BELARUS – Minsk | Europe in a Day

Сардэчна запрашаем у Беларусь – The golden domes of All Saints Church - Source: James Scanlan Frequently found near the top of lists naming ‘the least visited countries in Europe’, Belarus spent centuries under different empires before finally declaring independence from the Soviet Union in 1991. Admittedly, I’d never planned to write about my time… Continue reading Day trip to BELARUS – Minsk | Europe in a Day

Day Trips, featured

Day trip to SERBIA – Belgrade | Europe in a Day

Добродошли у Србију – Pobednik keeps watch over the city – Source: James Scanlan SERBIA - Belgrade Right at the core of the Balkan peninsular, Serbia has repeatedly been at the seismic centre of European history. Fascinated by the region as a whole, I studied Serbian at university and got to spend time in the… Continue reading Day trip to SERBIA – Belgrade | Europe in a Day

Editorial

Bored of Valentine’s Day? Here are some different romantic days to celebrate! | Europe in a Day

Love it or loathe it, Valentine's Day has become an international affair and most countries around the globe celebrate it in one form or another. While a lot of people roll their eyes at the over-commercialised nature of it all, did you know that across Europe there are different days and celebrations dedicated to love… Continue reading Bored of Valentine’s Day? Here are some different romantic days to celebrate! | Europe in a Day

Day Trips, featured

Day trip to ALBANIA – Tirana | Europe in a Day

Mirësevini në Shqipëri – Skanderbeg keeps watch over his namesake square - Source: James Scanlan Bridging the point where the Adriatic and Ionian Seas meet, Albania is a small country but its reputation precedes it. Spending decades in political isolation under a particularly oppressive and hard-line communist dictatorship, Albania became characterised as a remote peculiarity… Continue reading Day trip to ALBANIA – Tirana | Europe in a Day

Day Trips, featured

Day Trip to TRANSNISTRIA – Bender and Tiraspol | Europe in a Day

Добро пожаловать в Приднестровье – Lenin outside Tiraspol’s Supreme Soviet - Source: James Scanlan As reform began to sweep the Soviet Union in the early 1990s, a narrow strip of land along the River Dniester unilaterally declared itself as a separate republic within the USSR. Months later when the Soviet Union began to break up,… Continue reading Day Trip to TRANSNISTRIA – Bender and Tiraspol | Europe in a Day