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Europe summer-fall 2004

Travel Forums Travel Companions Europe summer-fall 2004

1. Posted by backpacker (Budding Member 12 posts) 12y

I am a 23 year old American female looking for a travel companion to explore Europe with me this summer. I am headed for the UK in early June and plan to leave Europe in mid-November. I am extremely flexible as to where I go and when I get there. I do want to see: England, Scotland, Ireland, Holland, Scandanavia, Italy, Greece, Switzerland, Iceland, France, Germany, and if you are planning a trip to any of these places, send me a response and we can meet up somewhere. I like to hostel and camp. I like visiting the touristy areas of countries, but also seeing the rural places. I want to do some hiking, train riding, museum viewing, and have some great adventures. If you are fun-loving, adventureous, ready to explore Europe and want a friend, send me a response. I am also interested in hearing from people who have previously visited parts of Europe or from those that are from to what countries and places I should definitely see. Travel tips, ideas for adventure, and local's knowledge appreciated.

2. Posted by BasiaAlm (Full Member 61 posts) 12y

Europe is going to be expensive this summer "courtesy" of Dubya, so you might need some budget tips.
I am planning to live in the extremely pittoresque southern Sweden's resort town (Simrishamn) this summer, alone in a small appartment close to the sea, so if you blow your budget and decide that you might likesome free lodging while travelling, feel free to contact me. I am - by no means - in your age bracket, so not a travel companion, but you could be welcomed for a few days if you liked it.

3. Posted by Gelli (Travel Guru 2457 posts) 12y

Good luck with your planning! I've travelled (and still do) extensively in all of the places you mentioned except Portugal and have lived in 5 of them so can help with the local knowledge thing, but asking people to recomend things to do/places to see in such a large and varied area is impossible to really answer.

What you should definitely see/do depends to a fair extent on what sort of person you are/what you like and whether you want to stick to the more touristy destinations/routes or prefer to go off the beaten track.

Sorry - that doesn't sound like i'm being helpful in the slightest! that is certainly not the intent, i just need more of an idea of what you actually want to know! If you have any specific questions/queries etc or want to bounce ideas/iteneraries etc around don't hesitate to ask.

Have a great trip

Btw, Basia, Simrishamn?? just down the road and very nice!! I see your bio says Swedish - are you from Skåne originally?