Birnbaum's Eastern Europe

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Harper Perennial, Dec 1, 1991 - Travel - 512 pages
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Contents

How to Use This Guide GETTING READY TO
1
When and How to Go 9 Whats Where
9
When to
11
Traveling by Plane
14
Traveling by Ship
34
Traveling by Train
43
Traveling by
46
Package Tours
56
Cracow
237
Dubrovnik
250
Kiev
266
Moscow
285
Odessa
308
Prague
320
Riga
338
St Petersburg
353

Camping and Caravanning Hiking and Biking
68
Calculating Costs
77
Planning a Trip
79
How to Use a Travel Agent
80
Entry Requirements and Documents
82
Insurance
85
How to Pack
90
Hints for Handicapped Travelers
93
Hints for Single Travelers
100
Hints for Older Travelers
106
Hints for Traveling with Children
110
Staying Healthy
114
On the Road 117 Credit and Currency
117
Accommodations
123
Time Zones Business Hours and Public Holidays
128
Mail Telephone and Electricity
130
Medical and Legal Aid and Consular Services
133
Drinking and Drugs
138
DutyFree Shopping
139
Religion on the Road 140 Customs and Returning to the
140
Sources and Resources 144 Tourist Information Offices
144
Eastern European Embassies and Consulates in the
145
Theater and Special Event Tickets
146
Books Newspapers Magazines and Newsletters
147
Weights and Measures
149
Cameras and Equipment
151
FACTS IN BRIEF A compilation of pertinent tourist information such as entry requirements and customs sports language currency clothing requirem...
155
Bulgaria
156
Czechoslovakia
157
Hungary
159
Poland
160
Romania
162
The Soviet Union And Estonia Latvia and Lithuania
163
Yugoslavia
165
THE CITIES
169
Belgrade
171
Bratislava
189
Bucharest
200
Budapest
217
Sofia
375
Tallinn
388
Tbilisi
403
Tirana
417
Vilnius
426
Warsaw
440
Introduction
455
Gastronomical Discoveries
463
Eastern Europes Unique Watering Spots
471
Wild Eastern Europe
477
Musical Interludes
483
Introduction
489
Northern Albania
496
The Mountains
502
Czechoslovakia
508
Prague to Bratislava
510
The High Tatras
514
Spis
515
Hungary
517
The Danube Bend
519
Lake Balaton
523
The Great Hungarian Plain
527
Poland
531
Romania
538
From Walachia to the Banat Plain
541
Bukovina
545
The Black Sea Coast
548
The Soviet Union
549
Tallinn or Vyborg to Novgorod
554
The Volga
555
Georgia
559
Black Sea Resorts
562
Yugoslavia
567
Trieste to Dubrovnik
569
Podkoren to Belgrade
576
Bitola to Belgrade
581
Index
585
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