Europe Trip – 6 Months, 16 Countries, 55 Cities, 11 Languages

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55 cities,

16 countries.

That’s one third of the 44 countries in Europe.

And 8% of the world, out of the 195 countries in the world.

And that’s the number of places I’ve covered in 6 months while travelling around Europe from January to June 2015. I’ve discovered a world far bigger than I’ve imagined.

In chronological order, I’ve been to:

  1.  Netherlands
    1. Amsterdam
    2. Zaanse Schans
  2. United Kingdom
    1. Bristol
    2. Cardiff
    3. Stroud
    4. London
  3. France
    1. Paris
    2. Dieppe
    3. Trouville-Deauville
    4. Lyon
    5. Nice
    6. Eze
    7. Cannes
    8. Strasbourg
    9. Colmar
  4. Monaco
  5. Belgium
    1. Brussels
    2. Ghent
    3. Bruges
    4. Antwerp
  6. Spain
    1. Barcelona
    2. Granada
    3. Nerja
    4. Malaga
    5. Seville
    6. Ronda
  7. Portugal
    1. Lisbon
    2. Sintra
    3. Porto
  8. Germany
    1. Berlin
    2. Hamburg
    3. Cologne
    4. Frankfurt
    5. Heidelberg
    6. Rothenburg
    7. Georgensmünd
    8. Ulm
    9. Munich
  9. Czech Republic
    1. Prague
  10. Italy
    1. Venice
    2. Florence
    3. Pisa
    4. Cinque Terre
    5. Rome
  11. Vatican City
  12. Turkey
    1. Istanbul
    2. Cappadocia
  13. Greece
    1. Athens
    2. Santorini
    3. Milos
  14. Austria
    1. Vienna
    2. Hallstat
    3. Salzburg
  15. Switzerland
    1. Zurich
    2. Lucerne
  16. Hungary
    1. Budapest

You may find links accompanying each of the destinations I’ve been to. They contain my personal experience while spending the 6 months in Europe, as well as some handy tips for making the most of your experience there. If you have further queries regarding the destinations I’ve been/ how to budget, feel free to ask me!

This page will be continuously updated with up to date links. Keep checking back!

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‘Til then, au revoir!

Neglecting to broaden their view has kept some people doing one thing all their lives. – Napolean Hill

12 Replies to “Europe Trip – 6 Months, 16 Countries, 55 Cities, 11 Languages”

  1. Bel28 is a sunday in Singapore.

  2. This looks awesome, what a great trip 🙂 Which one was your favourite ?

    1. It’s hard to say – each gave me a very special experience. I loved the mountains in Switzerland, the plains in the Cotswolds, the hot air balloon in Turkey, the cosmpolitan Amsterdam and the tarts in Portugal! Have you been to these places? 🙂

  3. Wow! That is really amazing….traveling the world, meeting people, learning cultures, marveling nature as well as man-made architectural wonders…this is what great life is made of.

    1. Yes I can’t agree more! Everyone should take the time to do that once in a while- to truly LIVE.

  4. wow this is amazing!

    1. Yeah when I look back and see how far I’ve gone, I amaze myself too.

      1. Yes I am sure!! amazing!

        1. Thanks a lot Lynz 🙂

  5. […] 84 days alone, I’d visited 16 countries, 55 cities, and said “Hello” in 11 languages that include: German, French, Dutch, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, Turkish, Czech, Welsh, Greek and Latin… […]

  6. Hi, do you have the itinerary for your travels? It’s quite difficult planning how to get to places and which places to go next! 🙁 Thanks in advance!

    1. Hi Pee Jay,

      Thanks for popping by!

      Where exactly are you looking at? I might have depending on which destinations you’re going to! 🙂

      Bel

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