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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.

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…
February 24, 2020

The Proposal

A chance meeting with a Syrian asylum-seeker on a bus in Wales opens up a new way of looking at life and love, and reveals the contrast between two different…
January 13, 2020

It’s Always Dark Here

In a land without daylight, a traveler's phrasebook provides uncanny insight into local life. Sitting in a restaurant in Arctic Lapland at 1 p.m. at night, I wait for the…
January 6, 2020

My Azorean Ancestry

With nothing but an old black and white photograph to go on, a writer searches for his ancestors on an island in the Azores. "O destino enviou você para sua…