Two of the best moments of my life occurred while traveling. The first was the overwhelming kindness of Japanese people that I met spending summer 1979 as a fourteen-year-old exchange student in Yaizu, Japan. The second was an unexpected exclusive visit and dinner at the Czarist summer palace in Gatchina, Russia, in 1995.
I collected these fun facts About Italy to help you know more about this justifiably popular travel destination.
Portugal is perhaps Europe’s best lesser-known place to live and visit. I have collected these quotes about Fado (Portuguese music), Portuguese cuisine, and Portugal’s fascinating seafaring history to show off this wonderful corner of Europe.
I lived in Kaliningrad, Russia for a year and a half in the 1990s. Russia is fascinating, beautiful, and at times perplexing. Since I lived near the Baltic States, I spent a month enjoying its natural beauty and rich culture. These quotes capture this region which stole a piece of my heart.
As a native Californian and a Spanish speaker, Spain and Portugal feel like my European home. The architecture, food, landscapes, weather,, and wine feel familiar and comfortable. Hopefully, if you read these quotes, you´ll understand more about my feelings for these delightful countries.
I have a special place in my heart for France. France has my favorite food, painting style (Impressionism), and architecture worldwide. The people can be very opinionated, but they are also very hospitable and probably the most helpful people if you’re in a pinch in all of Western Europe. Read these best France Travel Quotes and learn more about how France can capture your heart.
Everyone loves traveling in Italy. Italy has more world heritage sites than any other country. Italian food, wine, fashion, architecture, and art are among the best in the world. As these quotes show, Italy has captivated travelers for centuries.
Eastern Europe is my favorite part of Europe. I spent around 3 months traveling in Eastern Europe. I was enamored by the region’s food, culture, and exoticness. These quotes will help you understand why the region holds such allure for me.
I have spent over 6 weeks traveling around England and Scandanavia. While I feel like I have acquired some valuable understanding of these countries, these quotes provide some valuable new perspectives about this beasutiful, tranquil, and humane corner of Europe.
My biggest surprise traveling worldwide for eight years was how much I loved Berlin and Vienna. Both of which quickly become two of my top ten favorite cities globally. I collected these travel quotes to capture my fond feelings for this beautiful part of the world.
Almost every traveler, myself included, is captivated by Greece, Croatia, Montenegro, Albania, and Slovenia’s charm, beauty, diversity, history, food, and culture. (I haven’t been to Macedonia, Kosovo, Serbia but they are high on my list)). As these quotes demonstrate, the region’s charm has been well-documented through the ages.