We traveled across Europe for a month in August / September 2021, and although it was one of the most challenging trips we’ve taken, it was also one of the most rewarding. The itinerary had to change several times because of canceled flights and travel bans, but we finally made it! After so many canceled trips, we could finally take the trip that we planned over a year and a half ago.
Yes, right now, there are more travel obstacles, but with some extra planning, you can enjoy the journey!
Here’s your checklist of ✓ things to do, ✓ things to purchase, and ✓ things to pack before your Europe trip.
No one wants to feel overwhelmed with a long list of things to do when going on vacation, but there’s some pre-travel prep work that you’ll need to do before heading out on your travels. Even during normal travel times, there’s a list of things to take care of, but travel, and especially international travel, during Covid requires some extra preparation.
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Vanillekipferl is a light, crumbly, almond shortbread cookie with a hint of vanilla, and it’s one of my favorite traditional German Christmas cookies. (They’re great any time of year, too.) [continue reading]