In 2017, Belarus changed their visa rules. This meant that as a Scandinavian citizen, I could travel to Belarus for 5 days without having to apply for a visa.
I went there, and I was so surprised about all the things that Belarus has to offer. The country is so close to Denmark, but the cultural differences are enormous.
Definitely a country worth visiting!
I have no idea what to expect. When I ask fellow Danish travel bloggers about Minsk, they have no clue of what to see or do. Maybe it’s because in 2016 there were only 88,200 tourists in Minsk (tourists who bought travel services from Minsk organizations). Of those tourists 76% were [...]
The new visa rules allow Europeans, Americans and a number of other countries to visit Minsk without a visa for 5 days. There are no hidden charges of any sort, and people are not even required to go online and get a New Zealand ETA like [...]
Obviously, the best option is to stay close to the city centre to have the option of exploring by yourself. However, in Minsk a lot of people don't speak English very well - and this you will experience in hotels as well. I stayed at the Crowne Plaza hotel, [...]
One experience that left the biggest impression was going to the Belarusian State Circus in Minsk. I wasn’t actually sure if I wanted to go or not. But in the end I felt like I was here for the cultural experience, and going to the local circus seemed like being [...]
Minsk is a super cool city, and there are many places to visit. By showing you some street art pictures from Minsk, I hope you’ll get a good impression of what this capital is like, and hopefully you’ll want to visit this place as well: […]