Posts Tagged ‘Europe’

The Long Horse Ride

Megan Lewis part of the way through a horse ride from Beijing to London. Setting off after the Olympic closing ceremony last year, she plans to arrive in London in time for the 2012 Olympics.

Here To Geneva

Matt Morelli combines sparse text with abundant (and beautiful) photography in one sleekly designed website. Here To Geneva sucks you in with its observational notes and imagery from destinations throughout Europe.

Itinerant Londoner

When your friends all seem to having babies or buying houses, what do you do? Stubbornly resist, of course! In a bid to cling to his youth for a little longer, Geoff is setting out on a round-the-world backpacking trip in March 2009. First stop: Mexico.


MyKugelhopf is the blog of Kerrin Rousset, a New Yorker who moved to Z├╝rich halfway through 2008. On her blog, Kerrin indulges and combines two of her great passions in life: travel and food. It’s mouth-watering stuff.

Teaching English in Europe: An Overview

Travelling Europe is expensive, but native English speakers can fund an open-ended world trip through teaching. Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL, ESL, EFL or half a dozen other acronyms) is a time-tested way to work and travel or set up as an expat. Although there is high demand for quality English language teaching throughout Europe, you’re more likely to get a job if you’re an EU citizen.

The London Spy

The London Spy is an Aussie traveller absorbing life in London while exploring other European cities. Her writing is fun and personal, complemented by lots of photos.

Travelling Europe: Indie Travel Guide (Review)

So you’ve got your tickets booked: you’re going to Europe! It’s your first trip to the Old World, but you’re psyched about seeing the Eiffel Tower, taking a gondola on the canals of Venice and strolling through the cobbled streets of Prague.

But the hardest part about planning a trip isn’t figuring out where you want to go – it’s the details. You need to work out how to get from place to place, how much you should budget per day, what the visa requirements are, or which airlines you should use. And that’s just the start of it.

If you’ve never planned a trip before, this can be a difficult and discouraging process. At this point, some people buy into a package vacation. It’s the easy way out. But you want to do things your way, as an independent traveller.

Uncornered Market

Dan and Audrey have been travelling the world since December 2006, when they abandoned their lives in Prague, Czech Republic for an extended sabbatical on the road. Their stories are accompanied by beautiful photography.

Yohan & Dolina’s Walkabout

Yohan and Dolina trekked through 20 countries and 5 continents, discovering life in South America, the Middle East, Europe, Africa and Asia. Their journey is now finished, but they are updating their beautiful website with more practical info on how to dowhat they did.

Flashpacking Life

Curtis and Lindsie are on a round-the-world flashpacking adventure through Southeast Asia, Australia and Europe.

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