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.

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Adam White2 years ago
I Was Never Meant to Go Traveling.
I was never meant to go traveling. I was happy. Contented. Sat in my home in rural England where 95% of the population called themselves white British. I didn’t see culture and I didn’t need it. A rec...
Cindy Moore2 years ago
The Pilgrimage
On my last day of travel in Italy, as our group journeyed back to Rome where our adventure had begun, Fabi our tour director shared a story. She directed our attention out the bus windows to a bell to...
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Simone Olak2 years ago
What I Didn't Know Before Leaving
Before I left to go to Denmark for my first ever study abroad experience, I was all excited and giddy. I did so much research on study abroad and what I needed to do beforehand, about all of the fun I...
Lost In Neverland
Hey, So let me introduce myself. I'm Kim and I have been an au pair in the Netherlands for about 4 months now. It's a very challenging experience and I learn something new every single day, plus I get...
Gareth Johnson2 years ago
Exploring the City of Cardiff
If you’re looking for an easy mini-break from London, the city of Cardiff is definitely worth checking out. The capital of Wales is a simple train journey direct from London’s Paddington station, or i...
Claire Raymond2 years ago
Strange UK Laws
Most of us know the myth surrounding the law about the London black cabbie having to carry a bale of hay and a bag of oats in the boot of the car, and whilst this was technically true at one time, it ...
Gareth Johnson2 years ago
Five Hot Destinations for Gay Travellers
Wherever you are in the world, it's never too early to start planning your next holiday, your next expedition, your next adventure. Of course, gay guys are a pretty diverse bunch of travellers, but as...
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J.C. Marie2 years ago
Me First
I have always loved travel, although I haven't done it nearly as much as I want to. In high school, I traveled to Italy and Greece and fell in love. The architecture was so beautiful, the culture so r...
Lara Alice2 years ago
Weirdness Heaven
Autumn came and most trees around the big lake in Gaasperplas were covered in bright yellow leaves while others were as red as wine in the sun. My sister Branca and I had started school in Amsterdam a...
Gareth Johnson2 years ago
Exploring the Costa Blanca
The Costa Blanca is one of the iconic holiday destinations that Spain is famous for. Unfortunately it seems that the Costa Blanca is famous for many of the wrong reasons — over-developed conurbations,...
Tomás Brandão2 years ago
Solo Traveling Through Amsterdam
Recently I've had the pleasure and the chance to visit a unique and wonderful city, none other than the capital city of the Netherlands, Amsterdam. Since I'm currently living in Arnhem, a city in the ...
Ten Myths from the South West of England
Renowned for the scenic landscape, rolling hills, and soaring coasts, the South West has it all. The land is rich in nutrients, and the past has tales to tell in abundance. Holiday-makers and nature e...
Joel Carr2 years ago
Moscow Muled
My older brother Tomas, a keen enthusiast of Russian literature suggested one evening that we go to Russia on holiday. At the time I certainly felt I needed a break and maybe Mother Russia was the tri...
Samantha S. 2 years ago
5 Must See Places Outside Edinburgh, Scotland
Only a glimpse of Scotland's beauty...
Ben W2 years ago
For the Love of the Game
One of the best things about living in a foreign country is exploring and becoming immersed in the local sports scene. When you’re living outside the U.S., a different kind of football takes precedenc...
Ian Paul2 years ago
York to Cork and Back Again
It began one Friday afternoon. I was just thinking about my schedule for the following week, which I needed to send out to some online students in order for them to book some slots with me the followi...
Gareth Johnson2 years ago
Venice: Like A Virgin
Venice good gives face. One of the old-world cities that defines the way that we perceive Europe, Venice seems to embody all of the iconic elements of an Italian vacation. For my boyfriend Liviu's bir...
Carlota Maura2 years ago
White Blank Page
I closed my eyes and absorbed the darkness, letting everything around me come alive. I had roamed the streets for hours, taking it all in: the smell of melted mozzarella on the world’s finest pizzas; ...