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When traveling from one end of Europe to the other, you might want to consider traveling by train. (Photo: Pixabay)

5 Tips for Your Next European Adventure

The world is expansive, and Europe is a continent that many people are drawn to. It’s home to some of the most exciting cities, diverse cultures, beautiful landscapes, and rich histories. If you’re also someone who has been exploring the idea of traveling to Europe in the near future, this blog post will offer helpful tips to get started on your next European adventure. 

Use Budget Airlines Within Europe

If you’re traveling within Europe, you can save a lot of money using budget airlines. These low-cost airlines are very common in Europe and can be a great way to get around. Some European budget airlines include Ryanair, EasyJet, Wizz Air, and Norwegian. Remember that these airlines charge for everything other than the seat you’re sitting in (and sometimes that too), so travel light and be sure to read what’s included in your ticket on the website.

Also, book your flight well in advance, especially during peak seasons. This is when many people travel, so flights are more expensive and might be harder to come by. 

Travel By Train

If you’re traveling from one end of Europe to the other, you might want to consider traveling by train. Trains are very common in Europe and are usually a very efficient and affordable mode of transportation. Some popular train routes include Paris to Rome, Paris to Berlin, London to Paris, and Madrid to Barcelona.

You can purchase your tickets online before arriving in Europe. Another bonus is that most trains have wifi, so you won’t be disconnected while on the trip. Again, remember that trains are often more expensive during peak season, so if possible, try to plan your trip during a less busy time.

Stay Longer In One Place

If you have a specific city you want to visit, consider staying longer in that city instead of just passing through. This will allow you to dig into the culture and see what the town offers beyond typical touristy sights. You can find home-sharing websites like Airbnb, which will enable you to stay in a local’s home for a reasonable price.

This can be a great way to experience the city like a local, and it can also be a great way to connect with other people while on your trip. During your day trips, look out for local amenities such as Barcelona bag storage to help you unload your luggage and not have to carry it with you when out and about.

Book Day Trips In Advance

If you’re visiting a specific city or area in Europe, it may be worth your while to book a day trip or two beforehand. This can be a great way to see the sights without planning a whole vacation around these excursions. Some popular day trips include visiting the Eiffel Tower in Paris, touring the Colosseum in Rome, visiting the Christmas markets in Germany, and more. Keep in mind that there are certain times of the year when certain attractions are closed. For example, the Eiffel Tower may be closed during winter due to weather conditions. 

Learn Key Phrases

No matter where you’re traveling, it’s always a good idea to learn the basics of the language spoken in the area. Many free online resources are available to help you learn a new language. Some popular websites include DuoLingo, Babbel and Busuu. You can also purchase language-learning apps on your phone. This can be a great way to connect with locals, learn more about the culture, and save money while on your trip.

Final Words

If you’re someone who loves to travel and is looking for a new European adventure, hopefully, this blog post was helpful! There is so much to see and do in Europe; you should start planning your trip as soon as possible. Europe is perfect for all types of travelers, so be sure to make it a part of your next itinerary!

Author

  • Parker joined AirlineGeeks as a writer and photographer in 2016, combining his longtime love for aviation with a newfound passion for journalism. Since then, he’s worked as a Senior Writer before becoming Editor-in-Chief of the site in 2020. Originally from Dallas and an American frequent flyer, he left behind the city’s rich aviation history to attend college in North Carolina, where he’s studying economics.

Parker Davis

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