Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Please help me with the name of this town in Spain
  2. 2 Initial itinerary - 1 month in Greece
  3. 3 Credit or debit card or cash in Europe
  4. 4 Advice on use of Toll roads in Portugal
  5. 5 Greece...so many options! (11 days)
  6. 6 Railpass or point-to-point tickets
  7. 7 Paris/Loire Valley than ?
  8. 8 Croatia transportation question.
  9. 9 Pre-Booking Athens / Cell Phone
  10. 10 Help Planning Seot 2017 Trip to Andalusia
  11. 11 When to buy airline? & booking seats
  12. 12 Luggage for train travel in Europe
  13. 13 Need hotel recommendations for Madrid, Toledo & Andalucia
  14. 14 Surprise trip to Greece!
  15. 15 Ireland and Scotland in July
  16. 16 Paris getaway with my daughter hotel ideas
  17. 17 Itinerary? Mystras? Stay over or stay in Nafplion
  18. 18 Itinerary help--Loire Valley and Brittany
  19. 19 Itinerary Help - Roadtrip North of Barcelona
  20. 20 European Travel - Trivia Quiz #151
  21. 21 Portugal and Spain itinerary help!
  22. 22 Cutback on Spain trip
  23. 23 where to stay in London?
  24. 24 Bars & Restaurants in Madrid Spain
  25. 25 Premier League Tickets on Craigslist
View next 25 » Back to the top

Trying to choose where to go! First Big Trip!

Jump to last reply

Hey there travelling people :)

This is my first ever posting on any forum before!
(A bit of pre question info)
I have decided to quit my job around May/June 2017 and travel for 3 months before
starting school in September (Maybe). I am planning on travelling with my bf for 3 or 4 months.He is from Australia and I from Canada. I went to Australia with him for 3 weeks last February and loved it!!! We did a wilderness type trip in the Red Center, that was my favorite part. I like doing out of the ordinary and special! I also do not like to rush things, I enjoy culture/ history/ nature/ music/ hiking/ food and arts!!

I actually love my job, and would love to keep it and travel but unfortunately it's just not possible to keep my job and travel to the extent that I want to. (3 Weeks off a year) I will just go crazy if I don't act upon my urge!!!
PS: I've never been to Europe!
There are a few options here and we are not sure which to do...

Maybe use this time to go around Scotland, Northern Ireland, and England/UK

I'd like to do some hiking in Scotland and maybe take a train (Hogwarts Express) , Northern Ireland I would like to see the GOT filming locations and England see more Harry potter stuff as well as as Bath, Museums, History ... bf is a huge fan of Manchester United.. so we would definitely go to Manchester.

However much I love this trip/idea we also don't want to miss out on other places!

I think my bf would like to see MORE in that same time, whereas I would like to experience things slower (I think) It's also so odd looking at a map and not really understanding how close everything seems to be... because hellooo CANADA IS HUGE ! haha

Out TOP Countries Vary a bit

Ours: England, France, Italy
His: Belgium, Spain, Germany, Portugal
Mine: Ireland, Scotland, Croatia, Greece, Morocco (I know it's in Africa)

I was thinking we should save Portugal, Morocco and Spain to do together another time

Another Idea was to do a through Eurotrip sort of like this
( Scotland, Ireland, England, France, Italy, Greece)
* Maybe adding Istanbul or Croatia to this!

I guess I'm just confused because this is my first Euro trip and also the longest trip I've taken to date!
There is so much info out there and I just don't want to speed race through (Seems to be most itineraries) 1 day is this area... then overnight plan to this area, then two days and a train here...

The places we would like to go most I think are Spain/Morocco/Portugal and then the UK and they just seem like two completely different trips!

Have someone help me out ?

I pretty much want to go everywhere so I know I'll be happy wherever I go, it's just deciding!!

Cheers.

10 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement