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6 Cheap AND Nice Cities in Europe

 best of europe,budget travel,destinations,eurotrip   Jul 7, 2016    By

I’ve been posting a lot on Quora lately, the social media forum that acts as a question/answer repository for any topic you can think of. Frequently, prospective travelers are trying to save money, particularly in expensive regions like Europe. I thought I’d address this by suggesting value cities that meet two key criterion – cheap […]

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ronaldo euro jersey in lisbon, portugal

Euro 2016 – The Elite Eight!

 best of europe,eurotrip,football   Jun 28, 2016    By

Euro 2016 is in the home stretch! I remember I was a huge sports nut as a kid. In 6th grade one of our assignments was to keep a daily journal, and every single day my entry was about the previous night of sports…what happened, who won, amazing plays, etc. My teacher commented that I […]

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gravensteen in ghent, belgium

7 Things to Know About Belgium

 Belgium,destinations,eurotrip   Jun 16, 2016    By

Most people are just in and out of Belgium, or just ‘passing through’ on their way to Amsterdam, Germany, London or Paris. They experience the beer and the chocolate, but you can’t get a feel for the uniqueness of the country in only a few days. I was lucky enough to live here for two […]

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street art in amsterdam, netherlands

15 Examples of Amazing European Street Art

 destinations,eurotrip,photography   Jun 2, 2016    By

I was inspired for this article by a fellow travel blogger, who recently posted some great street art from Miami. Back in college I had a roommate who was a graffiti artist, so I fell in love with this style early on. I’ve identified what I consider to be the finest examples of European street […]

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czech fest in san diego

Planning a Czech Road Trip

 Czech Republic,destinations,eurotrip   May 27, 2016    By

So, I decided a few months back to plan a road trip through Czech Republic. I’d been to Prague a couple times, but I’ve heard much about the rest of the country – e.g. cheap, great beer, beer spas, etc. – that made me want to explore more. Czech road trips aren’t that common, and […]

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swedish football magazine

Yesteryear Europe, May – Chelsea and Drogba Shock Germany

 eurotrip,football   May 24, 2016    By

Okay…I know what’s coming – “Oh my, did he really just post an article about soccer?” Hear me out, as it’s hard to love Europe without at least appreciating their most popular sport…and the most popular sport in the world. In May 2012, I began my journey into liking soccer, as I watched Chelsea surprisingly […]

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goofing around in ireland

5 Things I Miss About Travel…and 5 I Don’t!

 destinations,eurotrip,travel advice   May 19, 2016    By

The top travel blogger out there is unarguably Matthew Kepnes of ‘Nomadic Matt’ fame, and I recently read an article on his site that he’s taking a break from travel. Some people choose to take a break, and some have it forced upon them…mine was the latter. My ‘freedom to travel’ moratorium is going on […]

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