If you were to ask someone to list the places they’d like to visit before they die, you would get a different answer from every person you asked. There are some destinations we go to unwind. There are some we go to for fun, for the beaches, for adventure. And then there are some we go to because we have to. They are the blessed places on earth where every human must go to pay their respect to. Like a pilgrimage centre. They are the architectural wonders of the world, or they might be the cultural hubs working as benchmarks for the coming-of-age of many an ignorant youth. They are a marvel of the scope of mankind and a witness to man’s eccentricities and achievements. They are the rite-of-passage destinations from which everybody returns a changed person.
Europe is the place whose grass will always be the greenest even if you are on the same side. The bricked narrow streets of Italy winding down quaint houses and windows laced with flowers, with as much art as beauty. Open French cafes serving the best of pastries mankind has probably known. Europe has beauty, history, and character. Which is why every traveller (who is unfortunate enough to be not staying there) dreams of visiting the breathtakingly beautiful continent at least once in their lifetime.
And those who live there, cannot get enough of it. Which is why they spend a great deal of time taking in the overwhelming splendour of … Read More