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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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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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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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The Best Third Wave Coffee Shops in Berlin

Whether you’re an embracer of change or a stickler for the straight and true, third wave coffee culture has all but taken over much of the western world in recent years. While the old guard in Europe has been slow to accept the modern approach – ever-faithful to Mediterranean habits over single origin roasts and …

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St. Germain en Laye: Discover the Royal Suburb of Paris

Explore Saint Germain en Laye Saint Germain en Laye is an elegant, royal town located just a short drive (or RER line #1 trip) from Paris; a perfect spot for a day trip from Paris or for a quick overnight visit. Founded in 1020, Saint Germain en Laye is the birthplace of Louis XIV. The …

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