It’s easy to see why – a well preserved cultural heritage, open borders and efficient infrastructure makes visiting Europe a breeze, and rarely will you have to travel more than a few hours before you can immerse yourself in a new culture, and dive into a different phrasebook. Although it is the world’s smallest continent in land surface area, there are profound differences between the cultures and ways of life in its countries.
European countries welcome more than 480 million international visitors per year, more than half of the global market, and 7 of the 10 most visited countries are European nations.
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3 Day Driving Adventure Have limited time but want to make sure you don’t miss out on the best things to see and do? This tour has got you covered. Day 1 Start the day early by visiting the old town and the local markets. Enjoy a warm coffee and a delicious breakfast at one of the many venues serving …
Spread across a large area, this destination is nothing if not diverse. Choosing a single place to focus your time, that is a true challenge. There are attractions everywhere so be ready to come back another day, and after some time here, that’s exactly what you’ll want to do. Exploring the Area The biggest cities are along the coast. History …
Planning a Trip
Visas Check with the appropriate consulate or embassy in your country to find out if you will need a visa to visit the country of your destination, especially for an extended period of time. Some countries have extremely detailed and complicated entry/departure laws, and treat visits of a week or two very differently from longer stays. Money If you’re traveling …
perfect city for exploring on foot with a shop around every corner. Much of the inner city can be walked without trouble, however, in parts walking include crowds, uneven streets, heavy traffic, and skinny sidewalks. If that’s a problem, there are plenty of taxi’s to ride in and scooters to rent. How to Travel Subway – The metro is the fastest …
History & Culture
Early History Home to years of history, which stretched far and wide. Due to the characteristic weather, the earliest explorers completely bypassed the area. The first settlement in the area was founded 1770 as a mission community. In addition to the mission, a military fort was built. Upon gaining independence, the area grew quickly. The old system gradually came to …
Chernobyl On Saturday 26th April 1986 the fourth reactor of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine (62 miles north of Kiev) went under a routine safety test. Just minutes later the reactor exploded polluting the air with millions of tons of deadly radioactive substance. Today, you can visit the ghost town of Pripyat and visit the memorial 500 yards …Continue reading
Some people prefer to go on holiday to a sunny beach, and others choose to visit the scene of the worst nuclear fallout in history. What is it that makes Chernobyl so enchanting? History On Saturday 26th April 1986 the fourth reactor of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine (62 miles north of Kiev) went under a routine safety …Continue reading
Whether you just want somewhere to rest your tired legs after a hard day walking all over Newcastle or a luxury hotel to make your romantic weekend even more memorable, we’ve got you covered. Every hotel on our list is centrally located, clean, comfortable, has a 24/7 reception, and excellent reviews on Trip Advisor. If you haven’t already booked your transfer …Continue reading
Rijksmuseum Van Gogh Museum Anne Frank House Rembrand House National Maritime Museum Stedelijk Museum Hermitage Amsterdam Red Light Secrets NEMO Science Centre Dutch Resistance Museum Moco Museum Tropenmuseum Madame Tussards Body Worlds Foam Museum Heineken Museum Sex Museum Diamond Museum Houseboat Museum Torture Museum Amsterdam City Museum Museum of Bags & Purses Hash Mariuana & Hemp Museum Museum Vrolik Jewish …Continue reading
Whether you’re a fully fledged stoner or whether you’re curious about smoking, eating or vaping weed for the first time, we’re here to help. There are a few things to remember though about cannabis in Amsterdam. Contrary to belief, it is illegal but in 1972 the Dutch parliament relaxed their drug laws to in effect categorize drugs between hard (Heroin, …Continue reading