We're planning on biking across Europe. We're planning on doing it a year from now. What are we forgetting? What did you encounter in a similar trip that we might be unprepared for? Any general advice? [more inside]
What are some songs about countries or cities in Europe?
I need creative souvenir ideas. [more inside]
Have you bought a vehicle in Spain before? Some friends and I are looking to buy a van in Spain with which to travel around Europe, and we need your help! [more inside]
Given the timeframe of a year, what European language should I begin learning (the basics, anyways) to assist me in communication? [more inside]
What is the availability of "under the table" work in Europe? I understand it's a per-country answer, but that's exactly what I am looking for. [more inside]
Where do I learn about the specifics of investing in Europe? [more inside]
I'm planning a summer tour around Western Europe and would love recommendations: which places are not-to-be-missed? [more inside]
I'm visiting Vienna for spring break (And London for a day). What should I know? [more inside]
Will I get attacked if I stay alone in a hostel? And other fun questions a very small woman has about solo travel in Europe. [more inside]
How can I stay awake during the Super Bowl tonight, whilst watching in Europe (game kicks off just before midnight our time) [more inside]
Why do some (mostly older European?) doors have the knob in the center? Was there some technology reason? security reason? Design carry-over from the door latch design before knobs?
Looking for personal recommendations for Europe-based online shopping sites that ship to different European countries; especially, at the moment, looking for a place that sells cosmetics from different distributors. [more inside]
Do power tools need more than just a voltage converter to work in Eastern Europe (Belgrade, Serbia)? My father wants to purchase a power tool for my father in law (think a drill...). (more inside) [more inside]
If it costs me, say, 2 cents a minute to call a landline in Europe and, say, 25 cents a minute to call a cell phone in that same city- why isn't there a service (in Europe) that allows me to call a landline which connects my call to a mobile phone (and charges me 5 cents a minute or a monthly charge or whatever) Or, is there?
I want to do Paris/daytrips (1-2 days), Switzerland (4-5 days), and London/daytrips (1-2 days), all late this January. I'll be traveling alone. I'd love some advice. [more inside]
I would like to find out about good providers of photography tours and/or travel-based photography workshops abroad. Preferably, the workshops should be pitched at the level of an intermediate photographer. [more inside]
CellPhoneFilter: Moving to Austria. What do I do about my cell phone? [more inside]
Nicholas Mosely's Hopeful Monsters has an extensive section dealing with the German Wandervogel movement. Can you suggest any other novels (preferably in English, but auf Deutsch is also acceptable) deal with Wandervogeln or related themes?
My fellow architects: what new buildings should I not miss in Europe this winter? [more inside]
Warranty of electronic items in the European Union (or "me vs. HP"): [more inside]
I have some questions about listening to the radio in Europe. [more inside]
I decided to move back to Europe, however I will need a job. I have about 3 years of work experience (all of which in the US) and have no idea what the job market looks like in Europe. [more inside]
I'm about to take a long-awaited trip to Europe, but only recently have I acknowledged to myself that this is in fact winter, and the trip will likely be very different from the last summer I spent abroad. Help me prepare for the cold road, materially, intinerarily, psychically... [more inside]
Where should I travel in Europe? [more inside]
Lost some good bookmarks in a crash. Trying to find a page of paintings by an unknown European artist, urban scenes of the early 20th century. [more inside]
Ski/Snowboard group trip in Europe - too many options, don't know where to start. [more inside]
Can I safely use a powerstrip with a voltage converter to charge multiple electronic doohickeys in Spain? [more inside]
Get me off this hemisphere! Help me find cheap(er) flights out of Australia to Europe. Price are reasonable until taxes come into play (+25%). Is there a way around this? Help me beat the taxes and get a better deal! [more inside]
Mr. Walla and I will be in Freiburg (im Breisgau, in the Black Forest) for the next month or so. We know it's not a big city, but we're hoping the hive mind might have some tips on the area. Favorite places to eat, drink, walk, go on day or weekend trips? English, dancing, yoga classes? We're open to just about anything. We'll be living in the Wiehre neighborhood, and we like to walk/bike. Unfortunate limitations: we speak no German and have no car. Thanks!
London, Paris or elsewhere for New Year's Eve 2006? [more inside]
I'm looking for way to compare salaries across Europe. [more inside]
In about a month I'm spending 2 weeks in Europe with my girlfriend. We'll be in Dublin, Brussels, Amsterdam, and Rome. Most of my research on these places mentions pickpocketing as being problematic (in some moreso than others)- what trademark methods should we watch out for and what are the best strategies for keeping our money safe? [more inside]
I seem to remember hearing about a brewery in a European city using old utility pipes to deliver beer directly into peoples' houses. Did I make that up? A friend thinks so, and I agree: it sounds too good to be true. Has anybody else heard this?
Why can't I purchase a cheap air ticket on Italian MyAir.com from the US? [more inside]
How can I get really cheap Eurostar tickets (London-Paris and back)? [more inside]
What is the best way to travel through Europe for the first time? [more inside]
Can you suggest any tours from U.S.A. to Europe (including plane fare, transportation between European cities, and hotel accommodations in each visited city) that do not involve doing activities with a tour group? [more inside]
If I want to get a ferry to Dover, I'm starting from Holland, and I want to travel by bike or train, what route should I take? [more inside]
What is the best website to use to get cheap airline tickets to Europe (specifically Amsterdam or Prague)? [more inside]
Looking for vegan restaurants and things to do with a three year old in Brussels. [more inside]
What are the hassles, legal or otherwise, involved in travelling with sex toys in Western Europe? My partner and I will be taking a vacation in Europe shortly. We'll be travelling through Italy, France, Spain, and Portugal. Some of these countries are Catholic and none of them are the United States, so we're wondering about potential problems carrying sex toys through customs and in countries where we don't know the laws and customs. [more inside]
Can you recommend any time-specific European destinations? [more inside]
[EuroTripFilter]What European city can we go to CHEAPLY for a few days from London? [more inside]
How to best stay "connected" while travelling in Europe? [more inside]
What is the most cost-effective solution for banking while living overseas for ~4 months? [more inside]
Can I drive with an expired New Jersey drivers' license in Spain? [more inside]
Where-to-live filter: specifically, which side of the pond. Help me figure out where I should settle after grad school. If you have lived in both the U.S. and the UK/Europe, which did you prefer, and why? [more inside]
Suggestions on handling/spending money in Europe? [more inside]