Warsaw: A Visit to Auschwitz/Birkenau

Contiki Eastern Road: Day 11 & 12 Our last stop in Eastern Europe begins with a sombre visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau, a Nazi concentration camp where more than 6 million people, mainly Jews, [...]

Krakow: The Land of Pierogi

On our way from Budapest to Krakow, we made a stop for lunch in Banská Bystrica, Slovakia. And then we were on our way! Contiki Eastern Road: Day 9 & 10 Left relatively untouched after World [...]

Prague: Sex Machines

On Day 3 of our Eastern European tour we were our way to the Czech Republic, but not before making a quick stop in Dresden, a town completely rebuilt after being flattened in World War II. After [...]

Berlin: 99 Red Balloons

I participated in Contiki Eastern Road, a 12 day Eastern Europe tour with overnight stops in Berlin, Prague, Vienna, Budapest, Krakow, and Warsaw. Also included in the trip is a stop in [...]