Beautiful, colourful and fragrant, flowers have long captivated people and held a special place in our cultures. Indeed, flowers play a key part in many facets of human life including medicine, ritual, romance and even food! Across Europe there are countless traditions and superstitions connected to flowers, in particular giving them as gifts. These range… Continue reading How to say FLOWER in 50 languages with Europe in a Day!
Hello everyone! Let's face it, for the last couple of years most of us have had our travel plans ripped to shreds in front of our eyes. And even amid ever-growing optimism, the short-term future stills feels uncertain for travel and tourism. So rather than worry about things, I've decided to start 2022 with something… Continue reading Trans-Europe Challenge: 1600 miles across the continent for charity! | Europe in a Day
It's the moment you've all been waiting for! To round off our 6th birthday celebrations, it's time to find out who has won Europe in a Day’s Birthday Eurovision 2021! For the last month, 32 songs representing the countries featured in the Europe in a Day book and website have been competing for the votes… Continue reading Europe in a Day Birthday Eurovision 2021 – THE RESULTS!
Good evening Europe, this is Madrid calling! Following the success of Europe in a Day's Birthday Eurovision 2020, the contest returns for a second year! After last year's contest in London, the winner was Spain with their beautiful ballad ‘Quédate Conmigo’ by Pastora Soler. That means this year's edition of the contest is being hosted in… Continue reading Europe in a Day’s BIRTHDAY EUROVISION 2021 – VOTE for your winner!
Сардэчна запрашаем у Беларусь – The golden domes of All Saints Church - Source: James Scanlan Frequently found near the top of lists naming ‘the least visited countries in Europe’, Belarus spent centuries under different empires before finally declaring independence from the Soviet Union in 1991. Admittedly, I’d never planned to write about my time… Continue reading Day trip to BELARUS – Minsk | Europe in a Day