When we sold our house and stuff to travel for a year, we went to Europe. It’s the place we know best after the United States. Then we went back and spent another three months exploring the UK and continental Europe. We’ve even made plans for another two months in winter 2019-20. Suffice to say, we love Europe and it’s so easy to travel there.

Since we spend a month at a time in each location, we get the chance to know our destinations pretty well. We’d love to help you plan your trip.

Best Backpack For Backpacking Europe

Best Backpack For Backpacking Europe

What is the best backpack for backpacking Europe? This review of the Osprey Packs Porter details why it is the best travel backpack for Europe travel.

hiking ben ledi in callender scotland

Five Favorite Hikes in Europe

As we have been traveling around Europe this last year we’ve seen a lot of interesting and inspiring cultural attractions. Museums, landmarks, churches, and castles have been part of our visit in every country. But my favorite outings have all been hikes. There are a lot of ways to get to know a place, but …

Five Favorite Hikes in Europe Read More »

Swedish summerhouse

Visiting a Swedish Summerhouse

Swedish summerhouses are iconic. You know, the red cottages set next to a lake or the ocean, where many Swedes spend their summers. The tradition of relaxing at a summer cabin is a long standing tradition in Sweden, a country filled with nature lovers. Of course, we wanted to get a little Swedish summerhouse action …

Visiting a Swedish Summerhouse Read More »

TravelingMel is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to,, Amazon and the Amazon logo are trademarks of, Inc. or its affiliates.

Scroll to Top