Eastern European Culture
- Polish Culture (7)
- Russian Culture (27)
- Ukraine Culture (3)
- Lithuania Culture (2)
- Croatia Culture (6)
- Bulgaria Culture (5)
- Latvia Culture (2)
- Romania Culture (3)
- Hungary Culture (6)
Santa Claus in Eastern Europe
Santa Claus in Eastern Europe has many names - and many countries in Eastern Europe are visited by more than one Santa Claus character. St. Nicholas visits some children on December 5th (St. Nicholas Eve) or December 6th (St. Nicholas Day). Grandfather Frost or Baby Jesus is usually responsible for bringing gifts on Christmas Eve. Some Santa...
Christmas Customs in Eastern Europe
Christmas Customs in Eastern Europe – Eastern Europe's Traditional Christmas Celebrations
Christmas in Eastern Europe
The rich and varied Christmas traditions in Eastern Europe make this an exciting holiday for travelers. Learn more about the customs of the holidays in the countries of Eastern Europe.
Eastern Europe Culture in Photos
East and East Central European countries have strong cultural heritages defined by centuries old traditions. These photo galleries illustrate Eastern European and East-Central European cultures.
Customer Service - What to Expect from Customer Service in Eastern Europe
Customer Service in Eastern Europe differs drastically from customer service in Western Europe and North America. What can you expect from the customer service in Eastern Europe?
Baltic Spring Festivals - Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia
The Baltics - Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia - celebrate spring with folk festivals, music festivals, and film festivals, as well as souvenir markets.
Baltic Winter Festivals - Winter Festivals in Latvia, Lithuan…
Winter festivals in the Baltic countries - Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia - celebrate old ways and modern life with folk traditions, film, Christmas markets, and fireworks.
Slavic hospitality is a point of pride in Eastern Europe.
Christmas in the Baltic Nations
The Baltic nations celebrate Christmas with different traditions and customs. Christmas in Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia, is a festive, fun time of year.
Hungary Culture 101 in Photos
Travel to Hungary means coming face-to-face with Hungary's rich culture. Hungarian symbols--flags, food, folk art, and costumes--represent a small part
St. Nicholas Day in Eastern Europe
St. Nicholas Day in Eastern Europe - Learn about St. Nicholas's Day traditions in Eastern Europe.
Mulled Wine in Eastern Europe
Mulled Wine in Eastern Europe - Learn how to order hot mulled wine in the countries of Eastern Europe
Book Review: A Guided Tour Through the Museum of Communism
Review of A Guided Tour Through the Museum of Communism by Slavenka Drakulic - Eastern Europe through the eyes of a mouse, a parrot, a bear, a cat a mole, a pig, a dog, and a raven.
Languages of East Europe
The languages of the region of Eastern Europe and diverse, with complex histories and intriguing relationships. Learn about the three main groups of languages found in the region and what you need to know as either a traveler or as a student of language.
Intangible Cultural Heritage in Eastern Europe
When you travel, some traditions, ceremonies, and crafts reflect the heritage of the region you are visiting deeply. Intangible Cultural Heritage elements from Eastern Europe do just that, and if you have the opportunity to bear witness to them, you will have experienced an important aspect of local culture that will heighten your travel experience and teach you more about the people and place you have chosen to visit.