Make like 'King' Wenceslas and look out from Prague Castle then ponder your own matamorphasis at the Franz Kafka Museum. Go gently on the world's longest-and slowest-trolleybus route from Simferopol to Yalta. Get naked, hot, sweaty, and whipped with birch twigs with the locals in a Moscow banya. Plunge into startlingly clear seas from Albena to Zadar. Thirteen authors, over 38 years combined experience living in Eastern Europe, 4732 hours of on-the-road research. Updated practical information on the entire region and the world's newest country: Montenegro.