Travel to Europe
Europe is a popular getaway destination (6 out of the 10 most visited countries in the world are in Europe). I love it most for its food, wine, history, and architecture. I was also completely spoiled by the Mediterranean Sea and now can hardly dip a toe into the northeastern Atlantic Ocean because I know I deserve more than that.
Information to know before you travel to Europe:
- The Schengen agreement makes it easy to explore Europe: one entry visa lets you visit 26 countries.
- Europe's affordable air and ground transport will make you wonder why US air travel is so expensive.
- English is the most common 2nd language spoken in most EU countries... though you should at least try to learn the local tongue.
European Favorites & Recommendations:
Food & Drink
Italy stole my gastronomic heart and I still dream of it. Greece was also a culinary haven with even better olive oil (though the wine was meh).
Destinations You Can't Miss
Take a wine tour through Tuscany, rent a car to explore the Golden Circle in Iceland, and book a catamaran in Greece.
Lodging in Belgium wasn't cheap but it was gorgeous. My Airbnb overlooking the square in Florence takes the cake, though.
Deals & Experiences
My favorite way to visit Europe is via stopover in Iceland. It's easy to get a Schengen visa upon arrival and Iceland Air has great flight deals.
Stories, Experiences, & Photos From Europe