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.

Stephen Riehl5 months ago
"Keep an Eye on Your Kidneys!"
My journey to Georgia, the country not the state, began almost a decade earlier with a treatment for a short film. Being interested in religious history, I dreamed up a character whose obsession with ...
Jessica Lussier5 months ago
Save a Little Money (and Time) in London
While preparing for a ten day visit in England, I did much research. As a single mom, we don’t have much money to spend. Waving was imperative. I started small by downloading an app called Qapital. It...
Kieran Leyshon5 months ago
The History of Bank Station
Bank Station is one of the busiest stations in London; it saw over 64 million journeys pass through it in 2016, ranking it the 8th busiest station in London just 3 million journeys behind Stratford st...
Rossana Candela5 months ago
A Guide to Cheaply Traveling Europe in Your 20s
What do twenty-year-olds like to do and be? If you answered "drinking and being drunk," you're right! But that's not the answer I was looking for. Twenty-year-olds love adventure and being spontaneous...
Kieran Leyshon5 months ago
New Eurostar Service From London to Amsterdam Set to Launch
There will be a new Eurostar route soon running from London to Amsterdam, departing from the current terminus St. Pancras International. The channel tunnel operators announced that the trains will run...
Kieran Leyshon5 months ago
The History of Waterloo Station
Waterloo Station was built in 1948 and originally it wasn’t designed to be a terminating station; instead, it was an extension from Nine Elms Station. The station was built by London and South Western...
Alex Kemsley5 months ago
Ha​sta La Vista, Baby!
I got in my car this morning and it was 37 degrees Fahrenheit. I had my fuzzy pajama pants on, a hat, three jackets, some gloves, and a scarf on and I still managed to freeze on my way to and from my ...
Kieran Leyshon5 months ago
The Secrets of the Underground: The Waterloo and City Line
The Waterloo and City Line was opened in 1898 and runs between two stations, Waterloo and Bank. The line goes under the River Thames and it best serves commuters that are travelling between Waterloo a...
Rhyann Arthur5 months ago
Find the Country That Speaks to You, It Doesn't Cost All You Would Think
Everyone has a sculpted idea of backpacking Europe nowadays; shaped by the travel vloggers and Instagrammers that stimulate our senses and give us a quick hit of dopamine everyday as we scroll and abs...
Kieran Leyshon5 months ago
The Secrets of the Underground: the Bakerloo Line
The Bakerloo line is a line that connects Elephant and Castle to Harrow & Wealdstone, from one side of London to the North. It passes through a few major stations such as: Waterloo, Paddington, Baker ...
Noah Nimbus6 months ago
How to Survive Living in London
So, about a month ago I moved to London for the first time, full time. I'd been going back and forth from my countryside home to the city to visit my partner over the course of many months, so when we...
Michelle Heath6 months ago
A Peaceful Vibrancy
I have been wanting to visit Croatia for a number of years. That goal finally happened in August of 2017 when a friend and I headed to Split for a week. Our days were filled with simply wandering the ...
Lancelot Tucker6 months ago
Paris: Your Next Travel Romantic Getaway
Paris is a beautiful city to travel to at anytime of the year. This is especially true if you are looking to have a romantic time. You can go with that special someone or you can go to the city with t...
Alexa 6 months ago
Why Sweden Might Be the Best Country in the World
So, Sweden. A nation of 10 million people, a fine country located in Scandinavia, known for their vast coastline, dense forest area, free tuition….oh, and their fish. Now I’m not talking “the pet gold...
Giulia DL6 months ago
Carcassonne in January
When we think of the South of France, the things that often come to mind are sundresses in the sunshine, maybe a glace by the river, at the very least the glamour of the Cannes Film Festival. However,...
Emily Wilcox6 months ago
Budapest and My Heart
I don't think we realise just how much is out there. Beyond the walls of our houses and further than the streets that wind between our local shops. I don't think we realise - though sometimes we think...
Fabia Scali-Warner6 months ago
Who Is Europe?
The question sounds strange, I know. You would expect a “What is Europe,” not such a personal pronoun—who. But the answer on how to identify Europe could be too simple, too strong the temptation to ju...
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Hayley Parker6 months ago
Kronborg
Having grown up attending performing arts groups and with a deep adoration for Shakespeare, Kronborg was one castle I simply had to visit. For those who are not aware this castle was the inspiration a...