Europe: 50 Countries to Choose From
Europe continues to be a favorite vacation destination, 50% of the world’s travelers still choose Europe. Year after year we send hundreds of travelers to the second smallest continent. In some ways Europe is familiar to us, we’ve studied its history, many of us have family ties there or we have a cultural attraction of one kind or another: art, wine, royalty. Europe is easy for Americans. English is widely spoken and getting around is both easy and cost-effective. Europe’s compact geography and open borders mean you can see several cultures in a short timeframe.
The Most Visited Countries in Europe
Croatia: Hot New Destination
The Austro-Hungarian elite, during the Hapsburg rule, used to vacation in Croatia, so why shouldn’t you? Nestled on the road between Italy and Greece, Croatia’s heritage dates to antiquity. Throughout the country see beautiful Romanesque cities, stunning cathedrals, and mile upon mile of coastline. Not to mention, this country is the birthplace of Marco Polo, Nicola Tesla, and the Dalmatian dog breed. Croatian cuisine is characterized by its fresh simplicity. Croatia offers food with a unique blend of Italian influences mixed with traditional stews and meat dishes from Eastern Europe. The most popular for our clients to see to see Croatia is on a cruise. For more facts about Croatia, visit our blog. What are you waiting for? Croatia’s sparkling waters, rugged coastlines, and abundance of natural beauty are waiting to be explored
Travel Like a Local
- Speak quietly in public.
- Bike lanes are for bikes. Pedestrians should stay on the sidewalks.
- When at an open-air market, keep your hands off the produce. The seller will choose fruits and vegetables based on when you plan to eat the produce.
- Ask for porridge in the United Kingdom, don’t ask for oatmeal. Italians don’t drink cappuccino after mid-morning.
- When in France, make sure to say “Bonjour” when entering an establishment, (store, restaurant, hotel) and “Au Revoir” when leaving, even if you are only there to browse.
- Don’t jaywalk in Germany. They don’t like it and you may be fined.
European Travel Tips
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