tipping in europe

Tipping in Europe • Tips on Restaurant Etiquette Around Europe

It is becoming commonly well known what to tip and where to tip when traveling through the typical tourist enclaves of Western Europe. For those traveling to Italy, a tip comes in the form of a service charge and tipping in Norway may leave locals flabbergasted. However, tipping in Europe is not the same everywhere. Traveling extensively …

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What is the Schengen Agreement? The Visa To Visit Europe

Any non-European backpacker spending an extended amount of time through Europe knows of the limitations of the Schengen zone and understanding Schengen travel.  Even though there are government and state-run guides explaining what the Schengen agreement is, it’s still hard to wrap heads around. That’s because the Schengen visa is a blessing and a curse …

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