July 22, 2025 - July 31, 2025
Planning your journey means thoughtful consideration of what to wear and what to pack. You can check the current weather in your primary destination city here or click on the link below for annual temperatures
In Europe, not every store and gift shop will accept credit cards while other stores that do accept credit cards may not accept yours. Carrying local currency is always important. You can check local currency rates here or plan your budget by clicking here
Planning your journey likely means you have a number of questions. You can access our frequently asked questions here or click the button to ask a question you do not find in our FAQ. If you have a question, please you’re your question just may help others plan their journey.
Part of the joy in travel is interacting with the people and cultures you encounter. There is hardly a more effective way to enhance your cultural interaction and ingratiate yourself with the people you will meet abroad than to learn even a few phrases in the language. Fluency is unnecessary. You will be surrounded by people who can help you communicate. Duolingo is one among many foreign language learning tools available to help bring purpose to your journey.
Traveling with purpose is our passion. We are committed to providing helpful information to our fellow travelers and others who share our passion for international travel. In addition to providing practical information on subjects such as how to pack well to help you prepare for your journey, we invite you to click on the link below for important updates on issues and protocols related to international travel as we emerge from the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic.
Allowing your body to adjust to a new time zone, in addition to sitting for a very long period (aka jet lag), can produce a sense of being tired over several days to the point of negatively impacting your travel experience. There are some steps you can take to minimize jet lag like sleeping as much as possible on your flight over and staying awake until your normal bedtime back home when you arrive. Stay awake on your way home.