Belarus is aiming to become a major medical tourism destination according to news from the Belarus-China forum in Shanghai on 7 November.
Citizens of 80 Countries May Enter Belarus Visa-free
Citizens of 80 countries may visit Belarus visa-free and without registering with the interior bodies. New legislation entered into effect February 12, 2017.
Naroch Lake – Belarusian Resort Playground
In the heart of Belarus is a the Narochansky National Park, a natural wonderland of lakes, forests, and health resorts Switzerland is envious of. Virtually unknown to westerners, the area that surrounds Lake Naroch is one of the world’s most diverse biospheres. Here’s a brief look at another Belarussian travel gem. Inside Narochansky National Park there are no […]
Nesvizh Castle: A Belarusian Fairy Tale
Have you ever considered Belarus for a leaf-peeping destination? It’s probably the time to add this scenic country to your bucket list.
Diverse highlights of Europe now attracting tourists
It used to be that travelers flocked to London, Paris and Rome, while the great cities of Eastern Europe remained off the typical tourist’s itinerary. Things have changed, and now more visitors are heading to Eastern Europe than ever before.
This month in Belarus: The XXI International Tourist Exhibition
Coming to Minsk October 24th thru October 28th, the XXI International Tousist Exhibition will the largest tourism expo in Belarus. Slated for the BelExpo National Exhibition Center, this year’s event will show off Belarus tourism as never before.
Leisure 2014 Expo Hits Minsk
Beginning today, the 17th annual international tourism expo Leisure 2014 begins in Minsk, Belarus. Running at the BelExpo national exhibition hall, the event lasts until April 12th.
Travel Belarus: Down On the Belarusian Farm Style
While not the most notorious form of vacationing on Earth, farm tourism is an ever increasingly popular traveler activity in Belarus. According to a study released by the government there, this form of tourism is actually going quite viral. Svetlana Shevchenko, Deputy Head of the Central Office for Natural Persons Taxation of the Belarusian Tax Ministry there told a recent conference that farm tourism has actually increased by a factor or 15 in the last five years.
Lithuanian Railways Increases Connects and Speed to Belarus
In news from Lithuania, the number of passenger trains en-route from Vilnius to Minsk in Belarus is scheduled to be increased this month. Lithuanian Railways having just acquired news Polish diesel trains, so new 140 km / h connects will now be possible.
Belarus, Russia, Hope for Fairytale Ending
Tourist chiefs in Russia and Belarus are hoping to exploit some of the more mystical aspects of the region’s history in a bid to encourage more people to visit, creating a new project called “The Fairytale Map of Russia and Belarus”.
Baltic States Warm Up To Belarus
While much of the EU continues to shun Belarus over human rights and freedom of speech issues, Baltic States led by Lithuania are going in the opposite direction and looking to improve ties, most especially where tourism is concerned.
Eastern Europe On Pinterest: Part I
Pinterest is something of a phenomenon when it comes to users being social and loving all things imagery. As a window inside travel too, the boards on Pinterest can reveal a lot about the wonder and beauty of our travel landscape. Argo Travel News decided to start showing off the best boards for those breathtaking places in Eastern Europe.
Minsk – Trapped in a Soviet Era
Politically speaking, it may well be on the very edge of Europe, and in more ways than one given some of its government policies, yet in many other ways the mysterious land known as White Russia is an integral part of Central Europe with its rich culture and its depth of history. Belarus has had […]
Journey to Belarus, First Stop Mir Castle
The Mirsky Castle Complex is a UNESCO World Heritage site, located in the town of Mir in the Karelichy District of the Hrodna voblast, not far from another World Heritage site, Nesvizh Castle.