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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A 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 …
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 …
Spread the loveBuilt on water, the vibrant canal city of Venice is like no others. With its’ picturesque canals and charming views, this quaint city has managed to capture the hearts of many. Lined with many architectural wonders that beautifully portray Venetian art, culture and history, this magical island never ceases to amaze. Sponsored: Join Quokka with “SGO99” and get S$25 CASH OFF …Continue reading
Spread the loveTravel Writing Contest The following itinerary is written by the second runner up of our writing contest, Maithili. Introduction If majestic castles, lush green lands, and relaxing beaches are your thing, Denmark is the best place for you! There is a reason why it is among the world’s most livable cities. Be it trying out traditional Danish food, …Continue reading
Spread the loveTravel Writing Contest The following itinerary is written by a finalist of our writing contest, Jenny. Introduction Off we go with my usual travel Khakis – my spouse, brother and Sister-in-law to Barcelona, Spain on June 19th 2016. We were very excited to visit one of Europe’s top attractions. Barcelona Sagrada Familia Indeed, we were mesmerised by the …Continue reading