Photos featuring ten of coolest brutalist and modernist bus stations we’ve spotted on our travels, highlighting some magnificent architecture.
A short history of the Soviet Union from 1917 to 1991. A guide for those travellers to the former USSR who want to learn about the history of the region.
How to get from Varna to Chisinau via the Danube Delta. A step-by-step guide on how to travel from Bulgaria to Moldova via Romania by public transport.
Photographs of some of our favourite examples of Soviet mosaics in the former USSR. These mosaics are perfect examples of art in post-Soviet states.
Get off the beaten track in Moldova with our guide to visiting Comrat in the autonomous region of Gagauzia. What to see in Comrat with a map of locations.
An updated guide to Soviet architecture in Chisinau. Fans of Soviet buildings, monuments and mosaics will find plenty to explore in the capital of Moldova.
A guide to visiting Cahul: getting off the beaten path in Moldova. What to do in Cahul including a map of places and useful travel tips.
Visiting Transnistria: The best way to spend a 10-hour visa in Transnistria with a map of locations and tips on what to see in Tiraspol and Bendery.
Photographs of some of the best examples of Soviet modernism in the former USSR, plus a brief explanation of this genre of architecture.
Suggested itinerary to Ukraine, Moldova & Transnistria for backpackers to Eastern Europe. This overland route starts in Uzhhorod and ends in Kiev.
How to plan a day trip on public transport to Orheiul Vechi, one of Moldova’s most picturesque sights, including what to see at the historic cave monastery.
2016 travel review: a roundup of the countries we travelled to in 2016, 2016 travel highlights and a lot of wanderlusty photographs with links to articles.