To round off Europe in a Day's 7th birthday celebrations, it’s the moment you've all been waiting for! It's time to find out who is your winner of Birthday Eurovision 2022! Over the last month, 32 songs representing the countries featured in the Europe in a Day book and website have been competing for the votes of international juries.… Continue reading Europe in a Day Birthday Eurovision 2022 – THE RESULTS!
A creature so elusive, that it got one of its most widely used names from the footprints left in its wake... for centuries, stories of Bigfoot or Sasquatch have been passed down by indigenous cultures all over the United States, Asia and Australasia... and they've even been spotted in Europe too! There have been thousands… Continue reading How to say BIGFOOT in 50 languages with Europe in a Day!
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!
Although they're a common type of plant found all over the world and most of us see them everyday (even those of us living in major cities), amazingly there is no universally agreed definition of what exactly makes a tree! With elongated stems or trunks, there are countless species of trees and some estimates suggest… Continue reading How to say TREE in 50 languages with Europe in a Day!
Bian v’nue en Guernési – Colourful flowerbeds in the Candie Gardens – Source: James Scanlan The second largest of all the Channel Islands, Guernsey is also the western-most island in the chain, sitting 50km off of mainland Europe. One of the British Crown Dependencies, I had always been curious about visiting Guernsey and its capital… Continue reading Day trip to GUERNSEY – St. Peter Port | Europe in a Day