Europe

Posts about travel to/from/within Europe

Where do you want to go?

Planet earth has 196 countries, all have amazing destinations to explore. My goal is to explore all seven continents and as many countries as possible. Get travel tips, recommendations and the tricks I use so you can explore planet earth cheaply!

Canal Tour of Amsterdam

I've had many brief stops in Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport (AMS) but not a lot of time to explore anything other that the shoppes in the terminal.  I carefully booked a flight to Egypt which gave me 9 hours on the ground to explore the city. If...
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Drinks, dancing and douchebaggery. Nightlife in Reykjavik

Locals and tourists looking to shake off the chill of Iceland should head into the center of Reykjavik to party on Austurstræti street.  The street is lined with restaurants, pubs and lounges creating a fun atmosphere perfect for bar hopping late...
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Blue Lagoon Iceland

I took a short trip to Iceland and didn't have a lot of time to waste; One of the main attractions I wanted to visit was the Blue Lagoon. It's a short 15 minute drive from the Keflavik International Airport to the middle of no where - literally....
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Reykjavik Art

My travels took me through Iceland where I visited the capital city of Reykjavik. It boasts being the world's northernmost capital of a sovereign state and a surprisingly popular destination for tourism!? I found myself wandering through the...
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Eiffel Tower

Strategically scheduled layovers can be a quick and cheap way to explore a new city.  In this trip, I used a 14 hour layover to explore some of the typical touristy places of Paris, France. Let's start with the obvious, Paris in January is cold...
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Arc de Triomphe

It's not the most exciting destination, but history buff's will love the Arc de Triomphe.  The significant historical value coupled and proximity to other great attractions makes worthy of a spot on your to do list while visiting Paris. It's worth...
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London England

Spring is a popular time in the United Kingdom.  Temperatures are thawing, flowers blooming and emails from Delta offering ridiculously cheap business class flights.  I had visited London many years ago on a trip in grade school, but felt I should...
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