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Trip List by Julie-Braveheart

Europe on a Shoestring!

20 Jul 2007  A love of all cultures.
3.0 of 5 stars based on 4 votes

I am gathering all the info needed for our trip to Europe. This trip has been a long time dream and I want to see as much as possible!

  • 1. London
    London, England

    This is the first stop on our journey - have friends there. We plan to stay here for a week and will get a 3 day London Pass. I plan to cram as much into that 3 days as possible! Really want to see Phantom of the Opera - live!

  • 2. County Dublin
    County Dublin

    This is the second stop after London - my good friend Clare is from Ireland so will be stopping with her for a week. Will hire a car and go over to Galway - must dip toes into the Shannon River (Daughter's name is Shannon). Then to the loop of Kerry and up through Waterford to Naas and Dublin.

  • 3. Paris
    Paris, Ile-de-France

    From Ireland to Paris for two days - wow! Not much time here but shall try and 'do it all'. Want to see the Moulin Rouge and all the attraction but plan to see some of the out of the way things as well. Must try snails and frog legs - just to say I was brave!

  • 4. French Riviera - Cote d'Azur
    French Riviera - Cote d'Azur, Provence

    Will spend a couple of days here - in Nice but plan to journey up the River - will be winter so may not be so nice but would like to see French Perfume Factory.

  • 5. Venice

    WOW - I want to visit the Merano Glass Blowing place and to see all the beauty of this place. May not do the gondolar ride thing as too romantic to do with daughter! Still we can go 'ohhh' at the other couples as they go by!

  • 6. Rome
    Rome, Lazio

    Gee - what can I say about this place except that I want to spend at least a week here. I just love what I have been able to Google about Rome. I shall dine on pasta, pizza and drink red wine to my hearts content! Then go off and see all the ancient treasures that Rome has. Bliss!! One thing is a must - told daughter we had to visit the shrine of tranquility - will need it by then!

  • 7. Interlaken
    Interlaken, Bernese Oberland

    Two days in this wonderland! Daughter loves the snow and snowboarding so we will be spending most of our time on the slopes - must not break legs! I think it will be sleds for me!

  • 8. Phuket
    Phuket, Thailand

    We will stop over here on our way home as we will need to thaw out after the snow slopes of Switzerland! This place looks incredible - both of us love to snorkle and swim so I can see this being the perfect end to our travels before the reality of going home.

  • 9. Auckland

    Home - the most beautful place on earth as this is ultimately where my heart is. The South Island of New Zealand is heaven on earth as you would have seen if you have watched 'Lord of the Rings'. I do live in paradise!