Eastern Europe

Tales, adventures and photography from Eastern Europe.
72 hours in tbilisi georgia

TBILISI | Georgia, the crossroads where East meets West. The cultural blend is everywhere from the food to the architecture. Georgia has an impressive tradition of wine production and its cuisine is often touted as some of the best in the world. In addition to amazing food and wine, Georgia

There’s really not much that I can say about Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration CampΒ that hasn’t been said before. From early 1942 to late 1944, 1.3 million people (90% of whom were Jews) were killed here. Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp is an absolutely shocking place, and you can’t help but be affected by it.

On my second day in Krakow, I visited Wawel Castle, before walking over to the old Jewish quarter. Wawel Castle was built in the 13th century and over the following centuries, was expanded upon. The original building is Gothic in style. It has been used for a variety of purposes,

Thinking of how to begin this blog entry, the common rhetorical question “Where does the time go?” is very appropriate. Going to the “for blog” folder on my computer, which contains all of the photos that I intend to, but have yet to sort through and put onto my blog,

The Hungarian capital Budapest has a long, proud history. Once one of the crown jewels of the Austria-Hungary empire, it underwent some tough times post World Wars I and II. In recent years the country has been undergoing a transformation however, with grand old buildings, monuments and streets being restored