Europe is the most visited continent in the world. Each year millions of tourists travel to various destinations across the continent to get some much-needed relaxation or for business. According to the United Nations World Tourism Organization, 713 million tourists visited European countries in 2018.
Ukraine is a vast, diverse, and largely undiscovered country. There are numerous fascinating destinations for tourists to visit including lively cities, points of historical interest, and areas of breathtaking natural beauty.
If you are looking for destination in Europe which is off the beaten track, Ukraine is one of the few locations which has not been overrun with tourism. It is not yet considered a popular tourist destination, though it has so much to offer.
Iceland is one of those countries that has been slowly creeping it’s way higher and higher on my list of places to go. At first, when I didn’t know much about it, I figured Lauren and I would go one day, as it seemed like it might be an interesting place to visit. Then I found out you could see geysers, glaciers, and everything in between! That made it skyrocket near the top of my list. I started to do some research on what it would take to put together an Iceland road trip and it turns out it’s easier than I thought and looks like it would be an amazingly fun.
Spain is home to some of the most fascinating medieval relics in Europe. The country is rich in Arabic, Moorish, and Christian influences that date back to the 14th century. Indeed, you will find architectural treasures dotted throughout the country. You could easily spend months exploring Spain’s historical sites. To keep things simple here is a bite size tour of two of Spain’s most notable castles that should be on everyone’s bucket list.
So, you don’t have time to take a full week off work but you’d still like to travel to somewhere other than the standard European short break destinations. Look no further than the north African country of Morocco – you can fit a surprising amount into five days if you’re organized.