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.
former USSR Blog Posts
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.
During our visit to Transnistria, we stumbled across these Soviet mosaics at the Youth Sports School in Sucleia, a small town 7kms southeast of Tiraspol.
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.
Places in Lithuania and Ukraine associated with HBO’s Chernobyl miniseries. Where was Chernobyl filmed? Locations connected with the nuclear accident.
A guide on visiting the former secret Soviet bunker in Līgatne, Latvia. With information on how to get there and experience of the guided tour.
Where to find the best street art in Tbilisi including locations and a map. Photos of street art and graffiti spotted in Tbilisi, Georgia, in the Caucasus.
A guide to the best day trips to do from Kyiv (Kiev) in Ukraine including how to get there and how much time it will take.
Photographs of some of the best examples of Soviet modernism in the former USSR, plus a brief explanation of this genre of architecture.