Blog Posts - Eastern Europe



Crimea treasures must be returned to Ukraine: Dutch court

A Dutch court ruled Wednesday that priceless Crimean art treasures loaned to an Amsterdam museum shortly before Russia annexed the peninsula in 2014 should go back to Ukraine. A Dutch court has ruled that a priceless collection of gold artefacts fr...
by The Archaeology News Network on Dec 15, 2016

Why You Should Visit Bohinj, Slovenia

With its towering mountain peaks, deep clear lakes and tumbling waterfalls, hiking trails and ski slopes, Bohinj is one of Slovenia’s top destinations for adventure travel. Set in the breathtaking Julian Alps and partially within Triglav National P...
by EuropeUpClose.com on Nov 3, 2016

Eastern Europe, The Surprise Behind The Brochures

Countries on the borderline, torn between the ever-changing west and tradition-bound east, crushed under the Iron Curtain, Eastern Europe has evolved in a very different direction from the rest of the continent. I’m sure you’ll be surpris...
by BarePockets on Aug 29, 2016

NATO - Reaction to Russia

"NATO reacts to Russia's aggressive moves in Eastern Europe" PBS NewsHour 7/11/2016ExcerptSUMMARY:  Russia's game-changing moves in the Ukraine and new aggressive posture against NATO were the focus of a NewsHour series last week looking at the...
by Mage Soapbox on Jul 18, 2016

Bronze Age burial unearthed near Russia's Lake Baikal in Southern Siberia

Experts speculate that this ancient couple are an elderly man and his wife or concubine, buried for eternity in a show of affection. There are some unique aspects to the couple who are believed to be from the Bronze Age Glazkov culture. The remains...
by The Archaeology News Network on Jul 15, 2016

2,700 year old street unearthed in Yerevan

A team of Armenian, French and Iranian archaeologists have unearthed what is believed to be the oldest street in Yerevan dating back 2,700 years in the territory of what once the Urartian city in Erebuni, the leader of the Armenian team Mikayel Badal...
by The Archaeology News Network on Jul 12, 2016

Lowongan Kerja Staf Akunting JGC Indonesia Juni 2016

JGC Engineering has left its mark on numerous projects in the field of hydrocarbons the world over. Many have been major, state-sponsored projects carried out in Asia, Africa, South America, Eastern Europe and the Middle East. The company's highly ad...
by Lowongan Kerja CPNS dan BUMN on Jun 20, 2016

Why you’ll Cry and Laugh at the LiBearty Bear Sanctuary

The LiBearty Bear Sanctuary in Zarnesti, Romania, will possibly be the most memorable experience of a trip to Eastern Europe for families and animal lovers. For starters, Zarnesti is located half an hour southwest of Brasov, a lovely historical town...
by EuropeUpClose.com on Jun 13, 2016

AUSTRIA : MY 27 HOURS IN VIENNA

I ate injury for breakfast in Vienna. But not a sprained right ankle could spoil and falter my wanderlust.                                                         TRAIN  RIDE  FROM  PRAGUE  TO  VIENNA. The  thirdR...

Most interesting tourist destinations in Romania, according to TripAdvisor

For those who think this year exploring the homeland and have not yet established route, TripAdvisor conducted a ranking of the ten most beautiful tourist destinations in Romania.   10 Best Places To Visit in Romania Before You Die – Insid...
by We care about your travel on May 26, 2016

Most interesting tourist destinations in Romania, according to TripAdvisor

For those who think this year exploring the homeland and have not yet established route, TripAdvisor conducted a ranking of the ten most beautiful tourist destinations in Romania.   10 Best Places To Visit in Romania Before You Die – Insid...
by We care about your travel on May 26, 2016

Best Travel Destinations for 2016

Have you booked your holidays for the year yet?  Hankering after culture, great food and wine, perfect beaches?  Here are the best places to go this year, with all the most interesting events, anniversaries and new openings.BordeauxBeautifu...
by Attachment Mummy on Apr 18, 2016

9,000-year-old 'sanctuary' unearthed in Pomerania

About 9,000 years ago near today's lake Świdwie (West Pomerania) shamans performed mysterious rituals. Today, archaeologists discovered traces of this unusual activity. General view of the 'shaman sanctuary' during excavations [Credit: T. Galiński...
by The Archaeology News Network on Apr 6, 2016

Bronze Age treasure discovered in Poland

Treasure of bronze objects has been discovered on the outskirts of a Polish town in Lubuskie Province. The objects are probably associated with the Lusatian culture and period of the Bronze Age - head of the Gorzów branch of the Regional Office for...
by The Archaeology News Network on Apr 5, 2016

Looking for unique family holidays for you and your children? Head to Eastern Europe

It can be difficult to choose the right family holiday; in fact the older your children get the more difficult it is to find something that will appeal to everyone. Thankfully there are options in..
by hotel travel on Mar 4, 2016

Sinaia, Queen of Carpathian Resorts

In 1883, the legendary Orient Express made its first run, connecting the west and east by a luxury train turned five-star hotel. On its way, it stopped in Sinaia, the summer residence of the Romanian Royal Family, where King Carol I himself greeted t...
by BarePockets on Jan 12, 2016

Military arsenal from era of Ivan the Terrible found

An archaeological expedition from the Institute of Archaeology of the Russian Academy of Sciences, while conducting a rescue excavation dig near Zvenigorod (Moscow Region) involving the new Central Circular Highway, has unearthed the private arsenal...
by The Archaeology News Network on Jan 2, 2016

'Anti-demonic' burials unearthed in Poland

A resurgence of paganism may once have brought demonic fears to early-modern peoples, but an ancient Polish community found a way to cope. This teenage girl was buried in a Polish cemetery with a sickle over her neck,  possibly to ward off demo...
by The Archaeology News Network on Dec 26, 2015

Ancient infant's grave with 'rattles' found in Russia

An ancient infant burial site has been found with figurines which resemble modern-day rattles. Archaeologists found the 4,500-year-old burial site north of Abakan, South Russia. This infant lived around 4,500 years ago and was buried in a birchbark...
by The Archaeology News Network on Dec 26, 2015

1,500-year-old necropolis found in NE Poland

Archaeologists discovered nearly 400 priceless artefacts from before 1500 years in Kosewo near Mrągowo during the survey conducted in forest litter disturbed by ploughing. The site is a part of one of the richest and most famous cemetery complexes f...
by The Archaeology News Network on Dec 23, 2015


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