Category Archives: Central Europe

How to visit Wroclaw Christmas Market in Poland

If you’re planning on visiting the Wroclaw Christmas Market, read on for my full review! Wroclaw, or Poland in general, might not leap to mind when you think of Europe’s most Christmassy destinations.  Surely the markets of Bavaria, or the slopes of the Alps, have more to offer?  Wrong. Poland is actually one of my […]

Does it snow in Prague, Czechia? Winter weather guide

Prague down town center at winter Christmas time, classical view on snowy roofs in central part of city.

Does it snow in Prague? Yes, fairly frequently! Snow’s by no means guaranteed in the winter any more, but you may well see it if you’re planning a winter trip to the Czech capital. And Prague – a beautiful city any time of year – looks even more stunning underneath a frosty white blanket! Here’s […]

Christmas in Warsaw: attractions, activites & full guide

Warsaw, Poland - Skating rink in the Old Town Square and Christmas Market

Snowflakes softly falling to the ground, festive stalls bedecked in lights, ice rinks springing up around the city… Christmas in Warsaw has so much to offer.  If you’re visiting Warsaw this festive season, here’s a full guide with all you need to know! What’s Warsaw like at Christmas? When the first snowflakes start to fall […]

Does it snow in Budapest, Hungary? (2023 guide)

Chain Bridge and Royal Palace in Budapest at winter day Hungary

Does it snow in Budapest? We’re answering all your questions in this blog post! One of Europe’s top cities (whatever the season), there’s so much to enjoy in beautiful Budapest. If you’re visiting in the winter months, you might be wondering about Budapest snow. It does snow in Budapest, but climate change has ensured you’ll […]

Does it snow in Poland? 2023/4 guide

Winter city among the forest in the mountains. View of the winter landscape from a drone. Karpacz. Poland

Does it snow in Poland? Here’s what winter weather in Poland you can expect! In Poland in winter, average temperatures plummet and the chance of snow increases.  While the snowiest months are January and February and you’ll find heavier snowfall in the mountains, other destinations have a moderate climate where snow is rare and melts […]

Poland in winter: 15 epic places to visit & guide for 2023/4

Aerial landscape with tatra mountains and Zakopane, winter scenery of Giewont Peak.

Are you planning a trip to Poland in winter? With over a thousand years of incredible history and traditions, delicious food, beautiful national parks, and amazing scenery, Poland is every traveller’s dream.  But how about a winter holiday in Poland? It might sound chilly, but Poland could surprise you. In fact, with exceptional ski slopes […]

When does it snow in Krakow, Poland?

Krakow, Poland - January 14, 2021: Historic royal Wawel Castle and Cathedral in winter with white snow, walking people and promenade.

When does it snow in Krakow in Poland? Poland’s second city, Krakow isn’t too far from Poland’s Tatra Mountains. That, and its continental climate with a fairly northern location means that snow is pretty common throughout the winter. But just how much can you expect, and is it guaranteed? We’re going into it all in […]

Budapest in November: reasons to visit and full guide for 2023

View of Budapest cityscape

Are you planning a trip to Budapest in November? Trees bearing autumnal colours, cool but not too cold temperatures, and a city that’s preparing for the festive season – there are plenty of reasons to visit Budapest in November! Whether you want to sip on Hungarian wine and enjoy hearty food, warm up in the […]

25 best places to visit in Europe in December

Classic postcard view of famous Hallstatt lakeside town in the Alps with traditional passenger ship on a beautiful cold sunny day with blue sky and clouds in winter, Salzkammergut region, Austria

There’s no better place than Europe in December.  Sure, the days might be short and the weather a little on the chilly side (although it’s warmer in the south!), but festive celebrations are in full swing.  Whether you want to embrace the cold weather in Lapland or enjoy both sunny weather and Christmas traditions in […]

40 best winter city breaks in Europe (2023/4 guide)


Are you looking for winter city breaks in Europe? When the thermometer dips in Europe, the shutters don’t go down in its cities. Some bask in the warmth of winter sunshine, whereas others come alive with snow and Christmas markets. Dozens are all-weather, with lots of museums and attractions that are perfect for winter. I […]