Adventures from Europe travelers - go there!

Backpacking across Europe is a staple adventure for new and seasoned travelers. Many travelers will have experiences tantamount to the tales below. Some of you might find yourself genital digging to discover his/her sex or you might find your true love absconded by an Italian train. Whatever situation you find yourself in, make it a good one – because you’re in Europe!

I felt my cheeks burn red as I started to panic…. I remembered reading about a scam a few years ago before I visited Riga… This couldn’t be happening to me… I wasn’t looking for that kind of thing. *** Let’s...
Worst time to travel to italy, Easter strike

All in a Day’s Work for a Holiday Rep: A Barricade...

I rounded the corner and stopped, astonished at the sight in front of me.  Fluttering flags and hand-written placards blocked the street ahead.  I...
drinking in prague, czech republic

Exhilerating Yet Slightly Nauseating Flashbacks: Absinthe In Prague

It is 8:30 on the morning of my 28th birthday and the sun is already high in the sky, beating down as I stumble...
traveling with wrong suitcase in france

Adult Luggage | Marseille, France

There are somethings worse than bringing the wrong travel tool to lug your belongings...there's shame, embarrassment, guilt. Enjoy Corey's travel experience.
Iman selling his products to tourists visiting Mosque | Travel Story

The Imam: A Turkish Delight, Sort of | Selcuk, Turkey

A take-away from this travel story: Be prepared to be sold anything and everything when visiting Turkey - it's just the custom.
story about a frightful night a family had to jump over a body in russia

Body Jumping in Russia

Family vacations can be very memorable, the good and scary ones alike. But let's face it, a bit of scary makes a great story. Enjoy Susan's family vacation into bloody Russia.
female alone in paris, traveling alone, dressed sexy

Fear and Loathing in Paris

The one time you wear your dress when you're solo traveling in Paris is when all the men act like wolves. Read on as Laura tells her scary travel story.
guy fawkes night, london, england

Remember, Remember the Fifth of November | London, England

Funny how stories can ignite a tradition - take Guy Fawkes failed attempt to blow up the parliament - now there's an annual festival commemorating his heroic/devious deeds. Celebrating Guy Fawkes Night in 21st Century England
Bosphorus Europe Express

“The Bosphorus Express” or “What I learned after spending the night...

Traveling by train can be an experience that trumps all experiences. You get to witness the beautiful landscapes, meet the people, get stopped by the police, get stuck in a rowdy cart...the list can go on. Enjoy this traveler's story.
is it a woman? travling to paris and discovering you have to ask that question.

A Confession I must tell when I traveled to France.

There are times that life needs a little adventure to spice up your travel days. Then there are moments when you need a bath, plenty of baths for body and soul to be cleansed. Enjoy this story.

France Travel Stories

France, in Western Europe, encompasses medieval cities, alpine villages and Mediterranean beaches. Paris, its capital, is famed for its fashion houses, classical art museums including the Louvre and monuments like the Eiffel Tower. The country is also renowned for its wines and sophisticated cuisine.

Italy Travel Stories

Italy, a European country with a long Mediterranean coastline, has left a powerful mark on Western culture and cuisine. Its capital, Rome, is home to the Vatican as well as landmark art and ancient ruins.

Other European Countries

Find other travel stories from travelers who visited the European continent.