The 21 Best Warm European Destinations in January [for 2024!]

lighthouse on the island of madeira in portugal

New Year, new you, new holiday destinations, anyone? If you’re looking to escape the more frigid clutches of other parts of Europe, don’t worry! Lovely warm European destinations in January are usually never more than a few hours’ plane ride away. Plus, prices for these Europe vacation spots in January are usually lower than they … Read more

Backpacking Europe Packing List: The Women’s Survival Guide

view of one of the most famous buildings in milan, a church that houses in the last supper, seen through archways of a courtyard on a sunny day

If the prospect of packing for Europe long-term has you overwhelmed, don’t worry: you need far less than you think. I’ve spent a cumulative 10 months of my life backpacking through Europe with nothing more than a 45L carry-on size bag that escapes even the eagle eyes of budget airlines. You don’t need to pack … Read more