Abandoned Latvia – the secret Soviet town of Irbene. Our visit to a secret Soviet radio telescope and the former closed town of Irbene.
Europe Blog Posts
A guide to alternative things to do in Zagreb, Croatia for travellers who like to get off the beaten path. Including a map of locations.
Planning a road trip from Zadar to Split in Croatia. A guide to the best towns to visit on the drive from Zadar to Split (or Split to Zadar).
The abandoned Villa Izvor, Tito’s summer house, is located deep in the forest above Plitvice Lakes National Park in Croatia, unknown to most tourists.
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.
Driving north along Croatia’s Adriatic Coast, it’s hard to miss the panoramic view of Primošten, but you may not spot the abandoned Hotel Marina Lučica.
On the Polish side of the border is Cieszyn, a picturesque town that is well worth visiting if you are ever in this part of Europe.
A guide to Soviet-era sanatoriums in Jūrmala. A popular spa town since the late 18th century, we focus on the architecture when Latvia was part of the USSR.
Things to do in Belgrade – a mini-guide on what to do including a guide to alternative Belgrade and places to see during a short break in Serbia’s capital.
Exploring the Bay of Abandoned Hotel in Kupari on Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast. It’s one of the Balkans most accssible urbex locations, but for how long?
The abandoned Political School Josip Broz Tito in Kumrovec, Croatia, was one of the most prestigious schools of political learning in the former Yugoslavia.
Our suggestions of where to visit on the Split to Dubrovnik drive in Croatia. With advice on travel options and the best towns to stay on the coast.