Whether you’re dreaming of taking a career break to travel around Europe or you’re already in the planning stages, I hope this list will inspire you with ideas to pursue your dream. These 27 experiences are just some of the curated experiences I highly recommend for an epic and unforgettable time in Europe.
Malta offers a mix of ancient and medieval history, grand architecture, stunning natural beauty, delicious Mediterranean food, warm weather and genuinely friendly people. For a tiny island country of roughly 500,000 inhabitants, it’s packed with attractions. It comes as no surprise to me that big names such as Forbes and Lonely Planet have put Malta on their list of top places to visit in 2023. Check out my recommendations for your first visit to Malta.
Situated along the Douro River estuary in northern Portugal, Porto will wow you with its lively harbor, Baroque churches, cobblestone streets, iconic bridges and, of course, Port wine, named after the city. Find the top things to do in Porto for first time visitors.