A Month in Europe

In August 2016, we spent a month gallivanting around western Europe. Here’s where we went and how we did it! 


Paris is 100% worth the hype. Here's some of my favorite things to do in Paris! | Teaspoon of Nose

Paris: Travel Guide

A visit to Paris is incomplete without climbing the Eiffel Tower! | Teaspoon of Nose

Paris: Eiffel Tower

The Louvre should be at the top of any Paris list! Read on to see why. | Teaspoon of Nose

Paris: the Louvre

Chamonix: guide

Chamonix: paragliding

How to explore Normandy! | Teaspoon of Nose


  Spend a few days in the idyllic town of Chinon in the Loire Valley- its the perfect way to relax!! | Teaspoon of Nose

Chinon, Loire Valley



Rome travel guide

Rome guide: part 1

Rome travel guide part 2

Rome guide: part 2

Vatican city guide

Vatican City

Florence has SO much to offer! Here's some of my favorite things to do in Firenze! | Teaspoon of Nose

Florence: guide

Exploring Florence's Duomo is not to be missed on any trip to Italy! | Teaspoon of Nose

Florence: Duomo


San Gimignano

Food & travel blog | Teaspoon of Nose

Cinque Terre



  Geneva travel guide



United Kingdom

The best things to do in London | London travel guide | Teaspoon of Nose

London in a weekend

How to see Edinburgh, Scotland in a day! | Teaspoon of Nose

Edinburgh, Scotland

If you go to Scotland, don't skip the Scottish Highlands! There's so much to see and experience! We took a day trip with The Hairy Coo touring company and it was the best way to see a lot in a day! | Teaspoon of Nose

Scottish Highlands

9 thoughts on “A Month in Europe

  1. Hi, I’ve been researching for some time to make sure I take and do the right thing to have a solo travel for a month. I came upon your post and I like that you have been in all the places I’ve plan to go. UK, France, Italy in that order. Is there any more information you can provide about the airports what to do and what not to do. Never been across the sea so this will be a first. I just want to be safe and enjoy the whole month.

    1. That is so exciting!! Your trip sounds amazing! Generally, my biggest tips (especially for this summer) are going carry on only to save the hassle of losing your bags, and to get to the airport early. When you have connecting flights, make sure the layovers are longer than you’d usually choose – this way, if customs is slow you won’t miss your connection! This summer I’ve been aiming for 90 minute-2 hour layovers. It’s long, but you don’t want to get stuck!

      I also share current travel tips on my Instagram, so follow me at @teaspoonofnose if I can help with other travel advice!

      Have a fabulous time!

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