From Bucharest to Budapest, the third annual European Backpacker index found that travelling to the previously pricey continent is actually less expensive than you would think.
The country’s stunning coastline is sprinkled with 1,244 islands, 48 lighthouses and a few millennia of nautical history.
Drawing on Experience
Have book and pen, will travel.
A new breed of active sports is reinvigorating the country’s war-torn interior, as travellers discover a world of ice blue rivers, rugged hills and thick forests.
Your money might not go far in big ticket cities like Paris or Tokyo, but your bills will stretch surprisingly far in places like Guilin, China or Porto, Portugal.
For years, Eastern Europe was the undiscovered half of the continent, but today the region’s diverse highlights are drawing travellers by the trainload.