Eastern Europe

The cities of Eastern Europe were once the capitals of the fabled Ottoman and Habsburg empires. Their modern resurgence brings past lavishness to life and yes, there really is a Transylvania of vampire fame! Between the baroque beauty of Prague and the elaborate facades of Budapest and Krakow which were… Read the rest

Greetings from Albania & Macedonia by Peter Dunne

As a child growing up in the UK in the 70s and early 80’s, the Cold War was alive and well and the Iron Curtain still divided East and Western Europe. I would listen of an evening on the family wireless to midweek European football games involving teams with names… Read the rest


My River Cruise in Europe by Peter Dunne

People often say that travel is about the journey, its not about getting from A to B but how you get from A to B and this has never been so relevant as today. Amsterdam to Budapest is the must do trip and the preferred mode of travel is a… Read the rest


Christmas Markets in Europe by Peter Dunne

There are many parts of Europe that I feel are best seen in Winter, grey Soviet era cities such as Kiev and Minsk or delightful Scandinavian capitals such as Copenhagen and Stockholm, but the highlight for me in the cold dark weeks running up to Christmas, are the Christmas markets… Read the rest


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Bulgaria and Romania on Foot

14 From NZD $3,450 pp twinshare
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The mountain ranges of Romania and Bulgaria are not only scenically beautiful and a pleasure to walk through; they are rich in a culture which has remained relatively untouched through the centuries. At times you feel you have time travelled, as you cross meadows dotted with pretty wooden houses, straight… Read the rest

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Transylvania Castles & Mountains

6 Days From NZD $1,050 pp twinshare
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Explore some of Romania’s most stunning mountain landscapes and soak up the unique culture of Transylvania on this inspiring self-guided walk. Piatra Craiului meaning royal stone, is a dramatic limestone ridge which rises sharply from the forests and plains below, offering one of the best ridge walks in Europe. En… Read the rest

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Cycle Prague to Vienna

8 Days From NZD $2,450 pp twinshare
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The Greenways cycle trails are a collection of routes linking Prague and Vienna. This specially designed trip follows the section south of Prague, from the hills of Cesky Krumlov to the east along the Austrian border. Passing numerous medieval towns where castles and impressive squares dominate, the route offers both… Read the rest