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Compass: Europe

“He who is outside his door already has the hardest part of his journey behind him.”                — Dutch proverb

From Europe’s largest country (Russia) to its small one (Vatican City) and the additional 49 countries in between, the continent of Europe is a vast landmass in the northwestern part of Eurasia. The most visited European country is France followed by Spain, Italy, United Kingdom and Germany but each of the 51 independent states hold a rich history, unique cultures and traditions, delicious food, beautiful landscapes and other gems that make each country worth visiting.Europe’s border is delineated by the Ural Mountains in Russia, the Caspian Sea and Caucasus Mountains and the following countries (listed in alphabetical order) comprise the continent: Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom (UK) and Vatican City (Holy See).


2019

Visiting Tbilisi’s Natural Baths
Slovakia: Five Places to Visit
Celebrate Women’s History Month with a Visit to These English Museums
Macedonia: Five Places to Visit
Searching for Monsters and Magic in the Scottish Highlands
Georgia: Five Reasons to Choose it Over Neighboring Turkey
Five Lesser-Known Polish Cities Worth A Visit
Why You Must Visit Warsaw: 30 Years After the Fall of Communism in Poland

2018

Tenerife Off the Beaten Track: Five Ideas to Escape the Crowds
Jewish History Behind the Communist Blocks of Bucharest
The Architectural Delights of Barcelona
Greece By Sea

2017

Chernobyl: most strangely enjoyable travel experience
The Tastes of Vorarlberg
5 Things That Will Make You Fall in Love with Vilnius
5 Popular Attractions To Check Out While In Lyon, France
5 Breathtaking Spots to see in Ukraine

2016

Walking in the footsteps of Elizabeth I
Magnificent Monaco
36 Hours in Reykjavik
Andorra: The Ultimate Health and Wellness Getaway
Holidays Afloat on a European River Cruise
Discovering Bulgaria’s wines in Melnik
Beautiful Vieux Lille & the French Flanders
Prehistoric Art of Lascaux Cave
Emerging ecotourism destinations in Europe
Mysterious Crosses at Czech-German Borders
PITIGLIANO: Jewish Heritage and Medieval History in Italy
A Castle Of Fairytales: Neuschwanstein
Paris is a city of wonderful museums
Into the Mouth of the Dragon! Exploring Majorca’s Drach Caves
Crete – a Mediterranean gem

2015

Visit the World of the Romanovs
Underground Treasure: Poland’s Wieliczka Salt Mine
Medieval Festival of Souvigny, France takes you back in time
Visit the World of King Richard III
Discovering the Republic of Georgia

2014

The Charming and Unique City of Brno
Top 5 reasons to visit Belgrade
Gastronomy heaven in Provence, France
The Azores – A little-known European destination
Barcelona offers magic around every corner
Live the History in Romania’s Sighisoara Fortress

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