10 questions with Lauren and Khy on Eastern Europe with Busabout
What does summer in Eastern Europe look like? If you’re imaging medieval castles, a church made from human bones, pumping underground nightlife, old towns and squares filled with markets, cycling along cobblestone streets stopping off for ice-cream, a national park filled with endless waterfalls, and exploring medieval walled cities – you’d be spot on.
Here’s what Lauren and Khy had to say about the trip, but we think the photos speak for themselves.
All photos taken by Lauren and Khy.
1. Of all the cities you visited in Eastern Europe on your Busabout Classic Rhapsody tour, which was your favourite?
Lauren: Budapest; the diverse culture and historical architecture, highlight for me was the thermal baths.
2. What was the best meal you had in your entire trip?
We both agree that the food on the entire sail Croatia trip was incredible, the chefs on the boat put on a delicious lunch!
3. How did you manage to get an empty shot of the famous baths in Budapest?
There was a heatwave while we were in Hungary and that day was a scorching 45 degrees, as an late afternoon storm rolled in everyone cleared the pools and we stuck around the enjoy it to ourselves.
4. Best sunset?
Srd Mountain, overlooking Dubrovnik! Insane
5. Most memorable moment?
Mljet National Park Croatia. This island was so incredibly beautiful! We both instantly feel in love with Mljet.
6. Where's a place you'd definitely go back to again?
Hard to say just one place we would definitely go back to, there was many amazing places, and each so unique! Croatia, yes, it ticked all our boxes! From the beautiful landscapes, ancient architecture and the crystal clear waters. We would also love to get back to Prague and spend some more time there too.
7. A place you visited that surprised you the most?
Poland... we both didn't know what to expect with Poland, and it impressed us! It was almost like stepping back in time, we enjoyed every town we visited in Poland, and found a lot of the history so interesting! It helped that our guide was from Poland, and knew so much vital information and history
8. Best purchase?
The best souvenir I got was a sunhat in Croatia. Hats being my favourite accessory, it's always fun to find a new hat to match the location.
9. Bus or boat? Which did you prefer?
Boat! We are both boat people and love to be on the water so that's an easy one. We loved having the freedom and space to relax and walk around your home for the week while you’re on your way to the next location!
10. What can't you travel without?
We cannot travel without our cameras! They are our most valuable travel essential, being able to capture your memories from your trip is so important.
Keen for Europe summer in Eastern Europe in 2016? You're in luck! Book now for Early Bird 2016 prices!