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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.

October 25, 2020

The Parting Gift

A writer reflects on a childhood visit to Paris, and relives precious moments with the woman who inspired her to travel. Marching past the impeccable lawns of Champ de Mars…
October 18, 2020

The Abandoned Notebook

A chance discovery of a lost notebook in Slovenia's capital sends a traveler on an epic quest to return the diary to its rightful owner. Stumbling off the night train…
August 17, 2020

The People Before Us

While walking through Auschwitz and Birkenau, a traveler reflects on the strangeness of visiting a place so many once wanted to leave. I wanted to do it. Everyone that comes…
August 10, 2020

On the Road to Panic

As her bus tackles tight roads on a mountain in Spain, a traveler tries to hold back memories of a past trauma that threaten to send her into a tailspin…
July 26, 2020

The Other Europe

A traveler to Bosnia and Herzegovina observes a death-defying dive from a bridge that has seen more than its fair share of history. On the riverside below the bridge, a…
July 5, 2020

Autumn at Brno Lake

An expat living in Brno spends an autumn day exploring a nearby lake with her parents and finds joy in the moments she's been missing. We sat on the tram,…
June 10, 2020

The Hermitage

A traveler to Lake Maggiore crosses the water and discovers the simple lives of Benedictine monks and the subtle beauty of their dwelling. Many centuries ago, a violent storm and…