Europe is a big, beautiful continent with history and culture aplenty. It has always been a tourist’s paradise because of the sheer number of places of interest. These places are well maintained and well-kept for people to visit and see. Plus, the transport system and accommodations are developed and have the ability to cater to all kinds of visitors. Europe is also quite popular with backpackers and solo travellers. Here are a few things you can explore in Europe as a solo traveller.
Europe’s history is rich and well known, with remnants of the past monuments scattered all over the continent. In Europe, these historic sites are well preserved and conserved, open to the public to see. The old-style architecture and placements will draw your attention and hold it, as you see these magnificent monuments in awe. You must absolutely visit some of the popular places of historic importance when travelling in Europe. Ancient tombs, churches, functional monuments and most viewed places such as the Pantheon, Colosseum, Westminster Abbey and Acropolis – all draw wonder from the viewers. If you get a chance to see these as a traveller, then do take it up.
European countryside is refreshing and breathtaking. Small villages tucked in between swathes of green landscape and mountains. The coasts too have their own magnificence. Take in this open, rugged countryside anyway you want to, but do it. Take a hike, drive through or live in the country for a bit. A lot of the villages have fresh, local food that you can enjoy and of course, experience the local hospitality. The fresh air and greenery will do you good if you live and work in the city. But the European countryside is one of the best things to see and you must add it to your checklist.
One way to experience the past, present and future is through the museums in Europe. Museums today have a large collection of not only a place’s history but also its present status and the future. There are science museums too that exhibit exciting discoveries. So, if you want to see something related to space travel, cool tech gadgets or even a gynoid, you must check these out. Some of the most popular science museums are – Deutsches Museum, Technisches Museum and Hangar 7. The museums offer experiences from nanotechnology to aeronautics, which can be interesting to see.
Because of the ready availability of open spaces, there are plenty of opportunities for natural adventures. Many people go hillwalking in certain areas of Europe and it is quite an experience. Take a tent and go camping, spend a night under the stars to truly see what the universe looks like. Climb a volcano, cycle on the Swedish coastline or go canoeing. All types of adventure activities await you in Europe and with the amazing natural views, it becomes even more exciting.
Food and culture
Europe is a diverse place and yet it is similar. This diversity can be found in food and culture. Indulge heartily in these when you are in Europe. Be it a steaming paella or byrek, dolmas, strudel, risotto and pies – Europe has something new to offer that you may not have tasted. The culture can be experienced through art – watching plays, hearing the music, indulging in the local dance or just talking to people. It will show you a new face of the world. Culture is a mix of customs, art, food, past and present. Europe is a mix of many and in turn, creates an exciting experience.
While in Europe you will also find friendly locals and you could even find romance. There are many tips to date a woman that you can implement to have fun. The continent is truly mesmerizing for a traveller to experience.