Tag: europe

  • Things that surprise tourists their first time in Europe

    Things that surprise tourists their first time in Europe

    As one of the world’s most popular continents for tourists, Europe’s major cities offer a variety of unforgettable experiences. It also has its share of surprises in store for people from abroad. These are a few of the things that may baffle and surprise tourists their first time in Europe. The length of the day…

  • European habits I’ve adopted abroad

    European habits I’ve adopted abroad

    I’m just a couple of months shy of marking my second anniversary of living abroad (almost) full time. And even though I come back to the US pretty frequently, I’ve found that there are some European habits and qualities I’ve already adopted that I stick to even when I visit the US. Drinks without ice…

  • Best cabins in Europe on Airbnb

    Best cabins in Europe on Airbnb

    The holidays are here, so there are people everywhere. And nothing makes me fantasize about a secluded cabin in the woods more than busy stores and packed trains. I took to Airbnb to look for a cozy cottage somewhere (anywhere!). Airbnb usually gives the most comprehensive search results when you search by city so open…

  • The small ways Europeans make life happier

    The small ways Europeans make life happier

    Sometimes it’s hard to explain why life in Prague is so much easier, fulfilling, and happier. I think it’s probably because there is not just one big reason, but a lot of little ones. Europeans show their own happiness and share it with others constantly in how they interact with people. They’re reliable I’m not…

  • Things Europeans have adopted that are not Halloween

    Things Europeans have adopted that are not Halloween

    European countries generally do a lot right, from education to health care to gun control. So I’m not over here pining for much from the US. Except for one thing: Halloween. Europeans simply don’t care about Halloween, even though it’s one of the best holidays of the year. So I don’t understand why it hasn’t…

  • The best things about dating European men

    The best things about dating European men

    I recently read a sweet article where Europeans detailed what they love about dating Americans, so I thought I would return the favor. If you’re wondering why this isn’t gender inclusive, it’s because the saying is true: a good woman is hard to find. But in Europe, good men are plentiful. And here are all…