Rome Trevi Fountain

“He who is outside his door already has the hardest part of his journey behind him.”

— Dutch proverb

Travel Europe and fall in love with its beautiful landscapes and rich cultural heritage. From Europe‘s largest country (Russia) to its small one (Vatican City) and the additional 49 countries in between, the continent of Europe is a vast landmass in the northwestern part of Eurasia. The most visited European country is France followed by Spain, Italy, United Kingdom and Germany but each of the 51 independent states hold a rich history, unique cultures and traditions, delicious food, beautiful landscapes and other gems that make each country worth visiting.

Europe‘s border is delineated by the Ural Mountains in Russia, the Caspian Sea and Caucasus Mountains and the following countries (listed in alphabetical order) comprise the continent: Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom (UK) and Vatican City (Holy See).

Travel Europe – explore it’s lands from north to south and east to west and take delight in its different food flavors and learn more about it’s rich history & culture.

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Unlocking the Flavours of Porto

By Trixie Pacis

Though rough around the edges and often overlooked, many travellers have a soft spot for Lisbon’s sister city Porto.   Read more

Europe Food & Drink History
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Five Copenhagen Districts You Should Visit

By Ali Jennings

Although Denmark has a not entirely unfounded reputation for being on the expensive side, this doesn’t stop many travelers from heading to Copenhagen..   Read more

Europe Off the Beaten Path
Aerial picture of wooden walkway leading through picturesque cascade waterfalls of Plitvice National Park. Photo: Thomas Später

Take your time when visiting Croatia’s Plitvice Lakes National Park

By Thomas Später

In the central part of Croatia, close to the border of Bosnia and Herzegovina, lies the Plitvice National Park, one of Europe’s most famous and, by far the prettiest. This almost 300-square-foot area consists of a broad range of natural features, such as turquoise water, deep green forest surroundings, limestone … Read more   Read more

Europe Landscape Nature & Outdoors
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Beyond Big Ben: Day trips from London

By Tara Tadlock

An estimated 30 million visitors per year make London the most visited city in the United Kingdom. Red telephone booths, Tower Bridge, and the allure of a royal family sighting make it the perfect first taste of what England has to offer, but why stop there when there are so … Read more   Read more

United Kingdom Architecture History
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Walking in the footsteps of Elizabeth I

By Tonya Fitzpatrick, Esq.

Elizabeth I remains one of the most popular English monarchs more than 400 years after her death. So much about this first woman to reign England in her own right intrigues and captivates us.   Read more

United Kingdom Experiences History The Arts
Tallin Estonia Old Town.Visit Estonia. photo Andrea Forlani

Tallinn, Estonia: A perfect blend of old and new

By Katy Spratte Joyce

Estonia, the gem of the Baltics, is home to the beautiful and vibrant capital city of Tallinn, where old meets new   Read more

Europe History Sustainability
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The Tatras Mountains: A Picturesque Hike Between Two Countries

By Thomas Später

With a total length of 60 km, the Tatras Mountains represent the highest part of the Central Carpathian Mountains, a 1,500 km-long mountain range winding its way through Central and Eastern Europe, all the way from Czech Republic to Moldova. The Tatras are further divided into four parts (Belianske Tatras, … Read more   Read more

Europe Adventure Nature & Outdoors
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Discover the EDRO III shipwreck on the island of Cyprus

By Thomas Später

In October 2011, the EDRO III left the Cyprus port of Limassol to head to the Greek island of Rhodes when it got caught in a severe storm.   Read more

Europe Off the Beaten Path
Budapest Hungary with view from the Danube River

Discover The Best Of Budapest: A Comprehensive Guide To The Top Sights And Attractions

Budapest, the capital city of Hungary, is a stunning metropolis that boasts a rich history, unique culture, and picturesque landscapes. The city is widely known for its stunning architecture, natural thermal baths, delicious cuisine, and vibrant nightlife. With so much to see and do, Budapest has become a must-visit destination … Read more   Read more

Europe Architecture
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Why is Ireland Known as the “Emerald Isle?”

By Derek Cullen

Ireland is often referred to as the “Emerald Isle,” due to the vast greenery throughout the island. Most of the Irish countryside is dotted with farms and national parks, while the landscape in almost every county is dominated by some of the greenest hills anywhere in the world. But is … Read more   Read more

Ireland Landscape History
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Women’s History Month: My Grandmother’s Malta

By Ann-Marie Cahill

This may seem a little strange but Women’s History Month always has me thinking about travelling to Malta. It is the birthplace of my grandmother; my mother’s mother. Like many women in my family, Malta is small but feisty. And again like my family, it is filled with stories about … Read more   Read more

Europe Experiences History
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Celebrate Women’s History Month with a Visit to These English Museums

By Ali Jennings

March is Women’s History Month. Celebrated in the UK, the USA, and Australia to coincide with International Women’s Day on March 8th, this month highlights the contributions women have made to events in history and contemporary society.   Read more

United Kingdom Family Travel Events & Festivals History The Arts
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The amazing sea caves of Ayia Napa

By Thomas Später

The island republic of Cyprus, located in the Mediterranean Sea, offers everything that anyone could ask for: amazing forests, ancient archeological sites, breathtaking waterfalls, diverse nightlife, and beautiful beaches. Amongst all those things, Ayia Napa must be considered one of the most special places on the island. Although a lot … Read more   Read more

Europe Adventure Nature & Outdoors
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Lauterbrunnen Valley – Traveling to the world of “The Lord of the Rings”

By Thomas Später

Switzerland is known for its beautiful and dramatic landscapes. But there is more than just the natural aspect to it. Some of its most famous places have served as great inspirations for authors and movie directors. One such place is the incredibly picturesque valley surrounding Lauterbrunnen, a small village deeply … Read more   Read more

Europe Landscape
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Unearth Istanbul In Rumi’s Footsteps

By Lipsa Das

Rumi. That is one of the first thoughts that would cross your mind when you visit Istanbul. When you google Istanbul, Hagia Sophia, the Grand Market, the Blue Mosque would be the topmost tourist attractions on the list.   Read more

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