Europe

These Are Paris’ Best Secret Cafés

There are times when the crowd in the café is as crucial as the beans

Europe’s Most Christmassy Cities

Christmas in Europe is synonym with snow, time-honored traditions, Gothic churches with fabulous choirs, and

The 12 Best Walking Tour Companies in London

Updated: 7/10/18 | July 10th, 2018 As you may know, I’ve been basing my travels lately around a theme in order to make them a little more than just a checklist of the top attractions. Having spent some extended time in London recently, I decided to focus my trip around a thing I love to…

5 unusual adventures to go on in Umbria

Umbria makes a fantastic choice for those wanting to explore a beautiful part of Italy but in an area which is somewhat quieter than the more popular regions such as Tuscany or Sicily. But away from the hilltop medieval towns, rolling vistas and vineyard, we take a look at some of the more unusual adventures…

Walking Among the Dead at Père Lachaise Cemetery

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Russian dining at Moscow’s Matryoshka / Матрешка restaurant

In the shadow of Moscow’s landmark Radisson Royal Hotel, and right in the heart of historic and business district of the city, lies the two-storey Matryoshka restaurant by Maison Dellos. It opened its doors in February 2017 under the supervision of Vlad Piskunov – an author of various cookbooks and presenter of a number of…

VDNH: a celebration of Soviet Russia

Located in the Ostankinsky District of Moscow, to the north of the city centre, VDNH lies less than a kilometre from Ostankino Tower, the tallest free-standing structure in Europe. Originally opened in August of 1939, and with a major impetus to revive the area since 2014, this ‘Exhibition of Achievements of the National Economy’ is…

70 Free Things to Do in London

07/06/2018 | July 6th 2018 London is one of the most expensive cities in the world to visit, sleep, eat, drink, or just plain live in. There’s no way to sugar coat it. London eats into your budget quicker than Homer Simpson eats into a donut. While there are many ways to visit London on…

Moscow’s Ukrainian restaurant… complete with resident cow!

By Paul Johnson on Jul 02, 2018 in Eastern Europe, Europe, Featured, Food and Drink, Going Out, Regions, Restaurants, Russia, Travel Miscellany, Ukraine If you’re looking for a dinner with a difference, head to Shinok Restaurant (Ресторан Шинок) on Moscow’s Year 1905 Street. This Ukrainian restaurant first opened its doors in 1997 and, despite its…

Are Eurail Passes a Giant Scam or Do They Save You Money?

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