Category: Eastern Europe

10 things to do on a short vacation in Plitvice Lakes National Park

10 things to do on a short vacation in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes is the oldest, largest and most visited national park in Croatia, with so much to see and do.
Top 10 experiences in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Top 10 experiences in Plitvice Lakes National Park

There is something absolutely magical about taking a walk through one of the most beautiful national parks in Europe while admiring the emerald green and turquoise colours of 16 cascading lakes with numerous waterfalls and the surrounding lush forest. We bring you the top 10 experiences to make your visit to the Plitvice Lakes National Park unforgettable.
10 ways you can donate to help the people of Ukraine

10 ways you can donate to help the people of Ukraine

Just as the travel industry was starting to find its feet again as we emerge from the pandemic, the awful invasion of Ukraine is, first and foremost, a terrible humanitarian catastrophe. It is a tragedy that is sure to affect many industries, including travel and perhaps, in particular, luxury travel, but this needs to be
Kempinski Palace Portorož to undergo 6.5 million euro renovation

Kempinski Palace Portorož to undergo 6.5 million euro renovation

While the seaside destination Portorož enjoys a peaceful time before the spring and summer season and with the majority of the hotels closed, the iconic Kempinski Palace Portorož is set for a renovation with the MK Group, the owning company of the iconic hotel, investing an additional 6.5 million euros over the course of the
Family vacations at Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Family vacations at Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Surprise your family with some free time this year and take advantage of the charms of the untouched natural oasis of the Plitvice Lakes, away from hectic everyday life, business and school obligations. Crystal clear lakes hidden in the dense greenery of Plitvice Forest will be a unique experience for the whole family, while the
An exciting year of culture for Vienna

An exciting year of culture for Vienna

There’s a palpable sense of anticipation in the air here in Vienna right now as a whole host of new openings – and reopenings – over the next few months will add even more highlights to the capital’s museum scene. On top of that, a series of major exhibitions will complete what is set to
15 reasons you should visit Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

15 reasons you should visit Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

The unbridled beauty of Plitvice Lakes National Park enchants every visitor. Its crystal-clear lakes, the murmur of water and the sound of waterfalls echoing through the forest are the reason why Plitvice Lakes is by far the most visited national park in Croatia. Here, we bring you 15 reasons why you should put this national
9 reasons to visit the Czech Republic in 2022

9 reasons to visit the Czech Republic in 2022

From crafts that have been perpetuated by generation after generation to recipes closely guarded by families and traditional festivals that are preserved as national heritage, there are many reasons to visit the Czech Republic in 2022. Anniversaries and festivals will mark part of the country’s tourism calendar, as well as the new openings of hotels
The best places in the world to view incredible wildlife all year round

The best places in the world to view incredible wildlife all year round

Leading long-range optic specialists SWAROVSKI OPTIK, has partnered with wildlife specialist Natural World Safaris, to offer exclusive tips for nature enthusiasts looking to explore the ‘unseen’ and spot incredible wildlife throughout the year in different destinations across the globe. From spotting the elusive Snow Leopard in the Himalayas from January to encountering the striking Puma in Chile from
Your activity guide to Summer luxury yacht charters in the Eastern Mediterranean

Your activity guide to Summer luxury yacht charters in the Eastern Mediterranean

Another year has flown by, and before you know it winter will be a distant memory beneath the scorching summer sun. Make sure that you’re ready to leave behind roasting city pavements and work to your own schedule (or not at all!) on a luxury yacht charter in the exceptional Eastern Mediterranean charter grounds. The
Driving a supercar along the Croatian coast

Driving a supercar along the Croatian coast

Xanadu Luxury Group is offering supercar aficionados the chance to drive a car such as a Ferrari or Lamborghini along the stunning sun-drenched Adriatic Coast next Spring. The all-inclusive package, which takes place between Monday 24 April and Sunday 1 May 2022, will encompass scheduled stops at Michelin restaurants, wineries and vineyards, and overnight stays
Why your next vacation should be to the Plitvice Lakes National Park

Why your next vacation should be to the Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes are a phenomenon and one of the jewels of the world’s natural heritage. As the oldest and the largest national park in the Republic of Croatia, this area has always attracted many nature-lovers with its unique, natural beauty. On 8th April 1949, Plitvice Lakes were declared the first national park in Croatia, and
New to Hungary: Anantara New York Palace Budapest Hotel

New to Hungary: Anantara New York Palace Budapest Hotel

Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas has announced the addition of Anantara New York Palace Budapest Hotel to its portfolio, a debut in Hungary and a continuation of the brand’s European expansion. Situated in the heart of Budapest, one of the most unique and fascinating capital cities of Europe, the opulent property is an architectural ode
The Mediterranean debut of the world's largest tall ship

The Mediterranean debut of the world's largest tall ship

Tradewind Voyages has released the full program and prices for the Mediterranean debut of the world’s largest tall ship, Golden Horizon. Beginning in Palma on 1 May 2022, there are 23 voyages offered across the region, spanning Spain, France, Italy, Albania, Montenegro, Croatia, Slovenia, Greece and Turkey. The inaugural Med season concludes with the 14
Thing to do outside Dubrovnik's city walls

Thing to do outside Dubrovnik's city walls

There is plenty to do in the Dubrovnik region, beyond the historic Old Town and the scenic city walls. Especially for visitors looking for authentic local experiences, digital nomads, and slow travellers who wish to spend more than a couple of days in a destination. Although most people think that the typical, warmer months of
Unique meetings and events in Dubrovnik

Unique meetings and events in Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik… a city steeped in history, culture, and timeless beauty… and recently, one of the five best little towns in the world according to the Conde Nast Traveller. With several attractive locations and renowned venues, it is no surprise that it is one of the top places in the Mediterranean for meetings and events, not