The Berlin Wall came down 25 years ago and the country’s tourism rates have been going up ever since. Germany is dynamic, vibrant, and varied, both geographically and demographically. Multiethinic, mutilcultural, and multi-faceted, the country’s high-tech railroads and modern architecture harmoniously co-exist alongside ancient forests and medieval villages. There is truly something for everyone in […]
Travel to Europe
Traveling to Europe is a chance to see some of the most cultured cities in the world. Europe also boasts fine dining, historic castles and ruins, unique festivals, and adventure activities such as skiing and mountain climbing. Some of the most popular travel destinations are in Europe, including the United Kingdom. Continental destinations include France, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Italy, and Greece, and many others.
The strong infrastructure and relatively small size of many countries allows travelers to visit multiple European destinations in a single trip. The Channel Tunnel provides easy transportation between England and France, and train travel is also simple among many mainland countries. Most European countries accept the Euro, which alleviates the need for timely and confusing currency exchange.
Traveling to Europe is often easier to plan than travel to other destinations, but the sheer volume of sights to see can be overwhelming. Below we provide links to a few great travel guides to Europe as a whole. They can help you decide which countries to visit. If you already know your destination, click a country above to find more specific information.
Recent Blog Posts about Europe
Most travelers, whether adventurers or arm-chair tourists, are very familiar with Stone Henge, an ancient site in Wiltshire, England, best known for its unique megalithic circle of stones. The term “henge” actually refers to the ditch and bank of earth that surrounds the stone circles, which date back to 2500 BC. Stone Henge Stonehenge (Photo […]
Yay! Today we’re kicking off a new Foodie Friday column! What better way to get to know a culture than to try their food? Plus…I love to eat. So without further ado, here goes our first installment. Porto is the second-largest city in Portugal; the only city larger is Lisbon, the capital. It’s famous for […]
While the vast metropolis holds numerous attractions for all who visit, certain locations hold special events that make a London trip more memorable. These events allow guests to explore the city in greater depth and gain a more intimate insight into a variety of areas. Here are four of those events for your trip to […]
During Riga tours make it a point to visit the Central Market located in the Old Town area. The beauty of this vast place is that you will get almost all things under one roof. The market by itself is the largest one in the Baltic region and one of the biggest in the World. […]
As one of the most cherished tourist destinations on earth, Amsterdam isn’t exactly an ‘off the beaten path’ location. Yet despite having been heavily trafficked and well defined in guidebooks over the years, there is still a wide array of hidden gems to be found within the city. They range from unique art to surprising […]
Renowned for its interesting natural landscapes, Norway is one of the most famous tourist destinations in the Northern Europe. Spread over an area of 385, 252 sq kms with holding population of around 5 million, this country is known to be the second least densely populated country in Europe. It is also one the members […]
There are probably more than a thousand ways and things to do to show or express romanticism. But there are few wonderful things that most people really enjoy and look forward to. Some of them people even wish to do before they die. A glimpse of sunset by the bay is adorably idyllic. The sea […]
The Netherlands is a country that attracts many tourists every single year. Amsterdam attracts more than 3 million visitors anually! There are many beautiful landmarks to visit in this peaceful and culturally rich part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, but when a tourist arrives they find certain things that could be labeled as strange […]
Prague is arguably one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. The capital of the Czech Republic, it is the place over two million people have chosen as home, and millions of people choose to visit each year. The architectural creations that feature throughout the city are reasons in themselves to visit. There is a fusion of […]