You’ve shown us what you found to be the most useful, interesting and inspirational posts from Expat Explore in 2017. Here’s a countdown of our Top 10 blog posts, hopefully you’ll find one that will pique your interest and help you to end your year off with a new adventure on the way…
10. The Vatican State: A country in the heart of Rome
If you’re planning a trip to Rome then Vatican City is definitely on your list, or if it isn’t – it should be. We’ve made a list of things that are not-to-be-missed on a tour of the city-state. Top Tip! For the ladies: remember to always cover your legs and shoulders.
9. 8 Sensational Things to do at Lake Como, Italy
Imagine sitting by a lake, sipping on an Aperol Spritz and looking out onto the mountain range surrounding you. Sound too good to be true? Well, in this case dreams do come true and you can make this magic happen at Lake Como in Italy. There’s more to a holiday at the lake than just relaxing…
8. Europe’s taste of Christmas – Glühwein
As you wander through the stalls of the festive markets in Europe, with your scarf wrapped tight around you, you might wish for something to warm you up from the inside. While the festive cheer might warm your heart – a gulp of Gluhwein (or mulled wine) is sure to warm you all over.
7. 10 Reasons why you should book a tour to Europe
We love Europe and we think you should too – so that’s why you need to take the plunge and make the best decision of your life – to travel to Europe. We guarantee you won’t regret it! If you’re still feeling hesitant, take a look at this post and see for yourself…
6. French food you don’t want to miss!
France has it all – the art, the music, the fashion, the language of love and of course – the food. If you’re heading to France be sure to read through this post and make sure you get a bite of each of these delicious delights!
5. Switzerland: Ideal destination for a winter adventure
We spoke to someone who knows the ins and outs of an adventure-filled holiday in Switzerland. Before you plan your Swiss holiday, take a look at what needs to be included!
4. Travel in 2017: Europe’s most popular festivals & cultural events
What better way to experience a place and its people than taking part in a traditional event? From Oktoberfest in Germany, to Hogmanay in Scotland – we’ve got your year covered!
3. Europe’s most extraordinary landmarks
Europe has so much to be proud of – the food, the history, the art, the languages and more iconically -the landmarks. When you say “France” people automatically think of the Eiffel Tower and when you say “England” people think Big Ben… these landmarks have become synonymous with the countries they find themselves in.
2. 10 of the best destinations for a winter holiday to Europe
Everyone dreams of a white Christmas at some point and we can see why – the snow, the fairy lights, the ice-skating and did we mention the snow? We’ve listed 10 of our favourite spots for your winter holiday, we’d recommend all of them.
1. Europe seasons, weather and climate: When to travel where
Our top blog post is a useful post, helping you decide where to go depending on the type of weather you’re looking for! This is the ideal post for a holiday that is about to be planned: pick your weather and then pick your destination.
Take a look at our festive specials and make 2018 a year filled with adventure and memories for you, a loved one or a friend – or maybe all of you!