europe

Whether embarking on a Eurotrip or a weekend jaunt to a foreign city, European travel requires some smart planning; you may know all the must-see landmarks, but we provide the hidden gems.

Ruth Gibson4 days ago
Salamancas' Forgotten Town
I have been told that I have a gypsy soul. This is a phrase and a name that I like. This is because I have an insatiable desire to explore and discover new places. It's hard to imagine ever staying in...
Harri Smith5 days ago
The Story of a Small Town Girl Who Ran Away to Europe
For me, high school wasn't a very typical experience. Well, maybe it was typical for the majority of the population, but it wasn't what I had envisioned for myself. When I pictured high school, I imag...
C.C. Curtis6 days ago
Reasons to Visit Italy
Travelling out of the country can be a fantastic cultural experience that everyone needs to try just once if they have the opportunity. It's a wonderful way to obtain a first-hand learning experience ...
Rye in East Sussex
Could Rye be the prettiest town in East Sussex? It has a lot of strong competition for that particular crown. Rye is a unique coastal town, sitting on the edge of the county the town is a perfectly pr...
Gregory Segal8 days ago
A Hitchhiker's Guide to Eastern Europe
We awoke at the crack of dawn and the sky was a steely grey, as were the bags under our eyes. Towels were rolled, medicine pouches sealed, and paperbacks packed, we continued on with our ritualistic r...
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Patrick Hollis16 days ago
Interrailing in... Paris
So here we were, after almost two weeks traveling across Europe, myself and Steph had arrived at the final stop on our Interrail journey. Last but not least, it was three nights in Paris. The stay in ...
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Patrick Hollis18 days ago
Interrailing in... Amsterdam
Passing over the border, our next destination had us on another six hour train journey. The carriage wasn’t quite as busy as Stuttgart to Berlin, and the early journey across Berlin had made me incred...
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Patrick Hollis18 days ago
Interrailing in... Gent and Bruges
Our next stop on our Interrailing journey across Europe would be perhaps the least touristy of our destinations. This was down mainly to the fact we would be spending a lot of time with our Belgian fr...
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Patrick Hollis19 days ago
Interrailing in... Brussels
The last of our long haul trains were now over. As a result, the two and a half hour train from Amsterdam to Brussels felt as though it was over in a flash. We arrived into Brussels Midi Station at ar...
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Patrick Hollis19 days ago
Interrailing In... Berlin
My sixth-month placement in Stuttgart may have ended, but I wasn’t about to head directly back to England. Instead, I set off on a two-week trip Interrailing around Europe with my girlfriend. Starting...
Adam Wallace19 days ago
Sardinia: The Mediterranean's Ignored Jewel
Hello, and welcome back to Second Chances where I shine a spotlight on the maligned and ignored, and I'm in the mood for a change of scenery. Typically, this column is about spotlighting movies, music...
Bleu Campbell24 days ago
Why Your Next Holiday Should Be Positano, Italy 🇮🇹
Positano can only be described as one of the most beautiful cliffside villages in the world. It’s on Southern Italy’s Amalfi Coast and is so remarkable for so many reasons. I’ve personally been to Pos...
Paris Absolute
Travel. We all dream of it and eventually most of us do it. I finally did. In case you could not guess from the photo, I went to Paris, France. It was a dream come true, so much so that I went back ag...
Rasma Raistersa month ago
Majestic Rundales Palace
This is a beautiful and magnificent Baroque style palace located in Latvia in the Rundales district Pilsrundale. It was designed by a Russian architect of Italian descent Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrell...
Ramona B.a month ago
Milan: A Disappointment
Recently, I took my Mom to Milan for four days. She had requested it and was really excited to see one of the fashion capitals of the world. While I was planning our itinerary, I already had some doub...
Krystal Ferwedaa month ago
Hidden History and Hidden Gems
Hidden History Paris, France is one of the most beautiful places that you can visit. It is known as the “city of lights” and the “city of love.” There are however many things that most people know bec...
Rasma Raistersa month ago
'Three Devil’s Servants in the Devil’s Mill'
Well known Latvian actor and writer whose real name was Arvids Mihelsons was born near Riga, Latvia on October 23, 1886, died on October 14, 1961, and was buried in Riga in Meza Kapi or Forest Cemeter...
Abbey Ryan2 months ago
The Iceland Packing List
Maybe you're not that organized of a person and would rather just throw some junk in a suitcase than make a packing list and pack everything on it (*cough* me), but if you do that with Iceland, then y...