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.

Amanda Nowak4 months ago
A Review of Loft Hostel in Reykjavik, Iceland
My friend and I spent seven nights in Iceland last month, and all of those seven nights were spent at Loft Hostel in Reykjavik. We initially picked this hostel because it had stellar reviews, and was ...
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Patrick Hollis4 months ago
Venice and Milan
With a week break before the bread and butter of lectures commence, I was at a bit of a loose end for the first time in a while. Any days of boredom were prevented by a suggestion of going travelling ...
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Patrick Hollis4 months ago
Zurich
The latest of my wanders into Europe took me outside of the European Union for the very first time. The city of Zurich, Switzerland was our oyster for just over 24 hours. As is usually the norm in Eur...
Goog kupo4 months ago
My Ukrainian Epiphany
We get out of the car, stepping onto the red brick sidewalk. I look around and take in the sight. Across the street sits the Kyiven Opera, coated in a peeling layer of paint the color of milk hot choc...
Patrick Boniface4 months ago
Wonderful Lisbon
I sit under perfect blue skies in the centre of Lisbon and I start to dream. My mind carries me back to memories of visiting the Portuguese capital city as a child and not truly realising what a magic...
Leah Francis4 months ago
The Best Things to Do in Tarragona, Spain
When people ask where I went on holiday and I tell them Tarragona they all give the same ‘never-heard-of-it’ shrug, and I’d never heard of it either until I found it on the LuckyTrip app. It’s a town ...
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Dominic Langer4 months ago
Wonderful Lisbon
Over the Easter holiday this year, I was lucky enough to go to Lisbon with my family for a week. This was a trip we had been planning to take for quite some time. As a student of modern languages incl...
Hope Vollm4 months ago
Traveling to Chernobyl
I can still remember the first time I KNEW I was going to go to Chernobyl. I was a freshman in college at a small private college in Louisiana, sitting outside before a history class with some friends...
Amanda Stamper5 months ago
10 Reasons to Visit France
Aaaaahhh, France. Just say the name aloud and the sound of the accordion will begin to play in the background while visions of the Eiffel Tower, Mona Lisa, and Notre Dame slide across your mind. It is...
Katy Gardner5 months ago
Amsterdam
Amsterdam really is an understated gem of Europe. With so much to do all year round, in all weather, there isn’t really a bad time to go. With the sun brings beautiful scenery and long evening strolls...
Ruth Gibson5 months 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 months 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. Curtis5 months 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 ...
Patrick Boniface5 months ago
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 Segal5 months 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 Hollis5 months 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 Hollis5 months 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 Hollis5 months 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...