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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
September 17, 2019

Catching Clams in Portugal

On a beach in Portugal, divides of language, age and culture are forgotten as a traveler fishes for clams alongside a local family. “¿Qué están buscando?” I ask the young…
Europe
September 3, 2019

Finding Authenticity in Chios

On the Greek island of Chios, a traveling couple discovers the warmth of Greek hospitality, complete with spontaneous jam-sessions and declarations of undying love. The Greek island of Chios is…
Europe
August 26, 2019

The Life Jacket Graveyard

In the midst of the refugee crisis, a lifeguard in Greece encounters a bizarre and frightening symbol of human courage and fragility. Somewhere north of the mountains on the island…
Europe
August 9, 2019

Controversy in Freedom Square

While researching her family history in Budapest, an American writer takes a walk through Freedom Square, encountering fresh controversy with every step. “Freedom Square” was named to celebrate the removal…
Europe
August 5, 2019

Kosovo In Pictures

A photojournalist looks at Kosovo through the lens of a camera and gets a glimpse into the events that created one of the world's youngest countries. When I was 11…
Europe
June 24, 2019

To The Edge of Romania

A British woman travels to Gura Humorului in Moldavia to meet the grandmother of her Romanian partner. I had been anticipating the meeting for so long. Stef’s grandmother lived in…