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True travel stories set in countries throughout Europe. Discover what it’s like to travel in Europe, and if you have a story to share, you can also submit your travel writing today.

Europe
May 25, 2021

Mother of Octopi

During an octopus hunting expedition in Greece, a traveler earns a unique epithet after becoming the short-term caregiver of a wounded sea creature. In the early morning, a group of…
Europe
April 6, 2021

Locked in

A traveler in Tuscany gets locked in his apartment, where he witnesses the lives of passersby below his balcony and gets a taste of the Covid-19 lockdowns to come. I…
EuropeReunions
January 25, 2021

Al Dente

Distant memories are kindled when a traveler visits a family run restaurant tucked into a Florence side street. Selected as a finalist in the "Reunions" travel writing competition. There is…
Europe
January 5, 2021

A Moment in Avignon

In the midst of ticking boxes on a tight itinerary, a traveler finds a simple moment of connection in the French countryside. Across the Rhone from the centre ville of…
Europe
December 29, 2020

The Land of Waterfalls

On a road trip through Iceland, a traveler ditches her itinerary and allows herself to be enveloped by the magic of the landscape, one waterfall at a time. "A land…