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My wife, Julie, holding our smoked omul in Listvyanka, Russia.

Smoked Omul, Babushkas, and Lake Baikal

“Should we try it?” my wife and I said to each other, apprehension on our faces. All around us stood old babushkas, heads covered in checkered red scarves, the deep canyons that covered their haggard faces indicativ...
by Jim Cheney
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Prague's Historic Center is a UNESCO World Heritage site meaning that it has been overrun by tourists.

A $30 Day in Prague, Czech Republic

Prague, once the center of communist Czechoslovakia, is now a vibrant city and one of Eastern Europe’s top tourist draws. A beautiful and pleasant city, Prague managed to escape the abomination of Soviet-era architecture ...
by Jim Cheney
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Train connecting Athens, Greece to Sofia, Bulgaria

5 Ways to Get the Most From Your Eurail Pass

Backpackers to Europe know that the only way to travelĀ is on the continent’s endless train tracks. While flying might be faster, and in some cases cheaper, nothing can beat the joy of rail travel in Europe. Not only does...
by Jim Cheney
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The slow ferry that runs between Trabzon, Turkey, and Sochi, Russia.

Taking the Ferry Between Russia and Turkey: An Instruction Manual

Russia and Turkey are two of the most popular countries on traveler’s wish list. And let me tell you, from visiting both countries, they are amazing. I highly recommend visiting both countries on your next trip. Unfortuna...
by Jim Cheney
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Your Venice Gondola and Walking Tour Guide [Sponsored Post]

According to local legend, no one can claim to own a thoroughly accurate map of Venice. Despite Google Maps and satellite photography, a comprehensive street plan of the romantic island-city has never been created. Or so the ru...
by a Guest Contributor
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A culinary tour of western Europe.

A Culinary Tour Through Western Europe [Guest Post]

Europe is home to 50 countries housing a variety of cultures, languages, people and most importantly, food. When visiting Spain, France, and the Netherlands, the food is incredibly diverse, especially for countries that are ver...
by a Guest Contributor
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