The Financial World Crisis that is affecting the world has stroke a heavy blow on the travel industry. To retaliate, hotels, travel agencies, air companies and all the travel related businesses are offering great discounts and special price packages. Moreover, the dollar has gained strength over the euro, therefore for U.S. residents is far easier to plan an affordable vacation in one of the beautiful cities of the “Old Continent”. If your are planning to go abroad for Xmas and New Year’s Eve you might be interested in visiting Prague or Budapest. We highlight this two cities first of all because they are little jewels in the heart of central Europe and, because life there is far cheaper than in other European countries.