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Terri Fogarty

Since her first trip to Europe more than 25 years ago, Terri have fallen in love with all that is Europe; its exquisite beauty, its varied cultures, its intriguing history, and, of course, its welcoming people. As a seasoned traveler, she hopes to share the wealth of their knowledge and experience with you, the Independent Europe Traveler.

20+ Best Things To Do In Venice, Italy

Top 20+ Things To Do In Venice, Italy Venice is a stunning Italian city that is jam-packed with culture, history, and beauty. This quaint island holds a rich religious history, ancient architecture and 150 beautiful canals. The combination of all these aspects supplies Venice with a charm unmatched by other cities. It’s like stepping into …

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Hop on for a Benelux Culinary Tour

Rail travel is often associated with the hateful commuter necessity that we experience daily or the iconic luxury experiences that we only read about; but is there anything in between? Those were my thoughts as I boarded the Eurostar for a nine day trip that would weave me across Benelux – Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg …

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The Kinderdijk Windmills, a Year-round Attraction

If you’re looking for the quintessential Dutch landscape, you can’t find a better one than Kinderdijk. Located a mere sixteen kilometers from Rotterdam , in the province of South Holland, this tiny village is home to the Kinderdijk Windmills. These nineteen old windmills, make up the most dense concentration of windmills in the entire Netherlands. It lies at …

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Pre-Trip Planning for Your Travels to Europe

When traveling to Europe, it is essential that you plan ahead. Here are some of the things you can do in advance to make sure you avoid the glitches that may occur when you aren’t prepared. Pre-trip planning for Europe Travels Get Travel Insurance Yes, most likely you won’t need it, but if you need …

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Uzes: a Treasure in France’s Languedoc Roussillon

If you’ve never been to the Languedoc Roussillon region of France, you are missing a whole lot, including an opportunity to visit the beautiful town of Uzes. As a matter of fact, I recommend that you spend an entire week in Uzes and use it as a hub from which to explore the region. Why …

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