Tips for planning a week, month and six months long trip in Europe

Coimbra, Portugal, central square in old town
Coimbra, Portugal.

Exploring Europe is easier than many travelers realize when planning a trip to the old continent. In many regions, fabulous destinations are only a couple of hours away from one another (by car or train). Nonetheless, time tends to run out because there is so much to see. Here are a few tips for visiting Europe if you have a week, a month or six months time to experience it.

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A road trip in Russia for following the World Cup 2018 is a long-distance journey

If you want to make an ultimate road trip, June and July 2018 is a unique opportunity to explore Russia and follow the World Championship football/soccer tournament (officially known as the World Cup 2018) in major cities of Russia. Russia is a vast country where travelers may encounter all kinds of challenges. Here are a few tips for a World Cup -themed road trip in Russia.

a road with signs in Russia. Photo by Arthur Ivanov. Read the story “A road trip in Russia for following the World Cup 2018 is a long-distance journey”

What should a driver do if the road ahead seems to be blocked by a floating pedestrian crossing?

Imagine that you are on a road trip in a country where you haven’t been before and whose culture you don’t know. Street signs are familiar, with the exception of one or two odd signs that feature encrypted local language. Then, on the road ahead you spot a pedestrian crossing that is floating above the street. Welcome to Iceland.

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