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My First Book Has Officially Launched On Amazon – Backpacking Europe: The Everything Guide

I’ve been working on it for a while, but now it’s finished. My book. I’m happy and excited and scared all rolled into one. This is the fruition of months of hard work, so I’m giddy to finally put it out there, but feel curiously exposed at the same time. How will it be received? Will people find it useful? Will it answer all of their questions? That’s the goal of the book after...

RailEurope vs EURail: The Euro Rail Pass Showdown – Which Is Best?

  The Big Question: Which Is Cheaper and Better? Buying a European rail pass is an excellent way to explore Europe – it may not be the cheapest option but it certainly is the handiest and the most comfortable way to do it. For most people, the prices are not actually that outrageous and there is good value for money to be had if you are planning a 2 or 3 month trip and want to move around a lot and...

5 Reasons To Travel By Train In Europe

Trudy sums up 5 reasons that you should consider travelling by train when in Europe. If I had the choice I would make every journey by train. As the technology improves and the high speed trains become ever more like something from a science fiction movie Tom and I continue to dream of zipping between Europe and The States (think Paris to New York in a matter of hours on some super fast futuristic train). For now...

Hostels vs Hotels in Europe: A Few Real Observations & Experiences

I do consider myself a backpacker when I travel which does tend to mean that I will stay in hostels over hotels the majority of the time. In past articles I have always leaned and guided readers towards hostels when it comes to backpacking and there are a multitude of reasons for this. These are my thoughts on the hostels vs hotels discussion talking from my own travel experiences. However, with all of that aside, I...

Music Festivals In Europe: The Best Of List

In this post I want to round up some of the best and greatest music festivals in Europe that are scattered all across the continent. Compiling this sort of stuff is an awesome way for me to do a bit of research on travel related festivities that I’m interested in. I would love nothing more than to spend a year going to every big music festival all around the world, and Europe certainly plays host to some of the...

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