Europe

Europe is blessed with having dozens of diverse nations, cultures, architectural styles and types of cuisine, all crammed into a (relatively) small space. Travelling around the continent is a breeze and while it’s not the cheapest place to travel (it’s more expensive the further west you go), it’s definitely worth every penny.

Europe Travel

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Backpacking Eastern Turkey – Van, Kars & Ani

We arrived in Van in the evening and checked into our hostel we had booked. Had a quick bite to eat and were off to bed…totally exhausted after the hotbox of a bus ride! The next day we went to see the Van Castle, set high up on a massive rock overlooking the lake. There ...
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Road Trip in Crete: Driving From Coast To Coast

We reached Crete via a short super fast ferry from Santorini.  Crete is one of the most popular places to visit in Greece so we were excited to explore it for the next 10 days. As usual on arrival we were pounced on by taxi drivers who claimed that the buses had stopped running. Our ...
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Santorini, Greece: A Vacation From Backpacking

When we arrived in Santorini it was the usual hectic port with people yelling for buses, cabs, rental cars, hotels, and tours. We ignored most of them and got on the bus to the capital, where we shared a jam-packed cab to Perissa where our hotel was. We had booked our apartment at Sandy Villas ...
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Our Travels in Athens, Greece

  “Tourists don’t know where they’ve been, travelers don’t know where they’re going.” – Paul Theroux We arrived in Athens, Greece on May, 7th and when we arrived at our hotel we were amazed. After spending over a week in our hotel in Beirut full of plugged toilets, plumbing problems and pubic hair, we were ...
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Estepona & Ronda: Our Travels

February 11 – 18 / 2011 There’s not too much to write about our time spent in Spain. We had an incredible resort thanks to Tom, Kathy and Interval timeshares! A beautiful Marriott Resort that is far more luxurious than any regular resort you can imagine because it can’t even really be classified as a ...
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How Can We Make Our Way Around The World, When We Can’t Even Get Out Of London?

Honestly, you would think we were rookies or something. All we had to do was take a bus from Brighton to London, an underground train from one stop to the next and then a bus to York. When it came time to find the bus to York, we were running around totally lost. We didn’t ...