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Traveling single through Europe 21 Male on RnR need help please.?

Traveling single through Europe 21 Male on RnR need help please.? Topic: The sisters book club questions
July 20, 2019 / By Phemie
Question: I am considering on traveling through Europe, but need some suggestions on a good round. Im currently deployed and I get 2 weeks of RnR. My buddy just came back. He went from Dublin to Paris then to London. He went with his sister, but said he would have had no problem going alone, for the Hostels were a good way to meet random people and have a blast. Im looking to hit London for sure, but I would like to go through one or two primarily English speaking spots as well, with a good area for my age range and (my age friendly) Hostels. Basically I just want to get away see something other than sand and enjoy myself for two weeks away from here, ie chill spot good night life, and plenty of Beer. Suggestions would be GREATLY appreciated. Also keep noted I have to catch my flight out the same place from which I flew in.
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Marni Marni | 3 days ago
London is very expensive . There are hundreds, actually more likely well over a thousand American people living there and we have a lot of Americans of course on USAF bases. There are American clubs in London and in cities near the air bases and you can sing Alice's Restaurant on Thankgiving Day so feel at home. It can get cold any day of the year or you can boil so clothing advice is non existent. Alone, you're OK anywhere in Europe with normal street sense. Thousands of girls are backpacking Europe solo any day of the year. In the hostels you can get friends easily from all over the world but be aware that American foreign policy isn't appreciated everywhere and soldiers especially can take the brunt of it so no military talk or identifying yourself as a soldier in sensitive countries. OK in most of the UK but some areas have a high Muslim population and some towns like Luton are hotbeds of Muslim activity. Two of the London Underground bombers came from Luton and actually so do I...just outside. Soooo...no unneccesary talk. You'll be too sick of hearing it from the DS I know, but it matters. Sah...2,3 up, 2,3, down......Yup I was too...UK one. My Mom's neighbour is from Cali, stayed on after his service days ended. Nice guy. Travel around the UK is variable. The reliable long distance buses are run by National Express. Train fares can be booked online, the more in advance the cheaper they are in general. Any train booking site can be used even if that company doesn't run the particular service you want. There is a fast train to Paris and Brussels, cheaper than the airlines, called Eurostar. Virgin, London Midland, and others all sell the same rail tickets which get released for general sale by all the companies. Bargain fares can be had on some trains at inconvenient hours but that's travelin' for ya. A Eurail Pass can save money but be careful you buy one that will get used and not an expensive one you half use. Easyjet, Ryanair and Flybe do cheap fares around the UK and Europe. You can sometimes fly to Spain or Amsterdam or even Venice, cheaper than the bus to Scotland will cost you from Luton, and quicker, even to Venice. Whizzair is also worth looking at. Nice airline based in Hungary but they do lots of Europe including the UK. Cheapest flights to UK are from NYC to Manchester or London Gatwick. Check with Travelocity or similar. More here...getting a cheap fare...bottom paragraph...the same for all over, not just SF. http://uk.answers.yahoo.com/question/ind... . . . . . . With an open jaw ticket you can fly to London, or Paris and return from Madrid or Frankfurt, anywhere you choose arriving and departing. They're not advertised on the schedules so you have to ask for one. All the rest is on here for another asker...loads of links, how-to, what when where stuff. http://uk.answers.yahoo.com/question/ind... . . . . Before you go to another country make sure your visa covers it and you have accommodation booked unless you're doing a day trip so you have an address to give to immigration. See the how to do it link on mine for more info. Not all countries are in the Schengen zone for visas.. UK isn't. All the companies and airports mentioned have websites....get some info for research before you come over. Also see the US Gov site...section 'travelers abroad' Have a great trip.
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Marni Originally Answered: Traveling alone in europe?
It depends entirely on the lifestyle you're going to have while there. Alcohol is more expensive in Europe as compared to the United States, so be prepared for that. The approach I suggest you take would be pre-partying if you're looking to get smashed and not burn a hole in your pocket. However, there are safety concerns involved with that, namely, if you're absolutely wasted and not familiar with your surroundings, that could end quite badly. I'm not here to judge either way - and I've done my fair share of partying overseas myself, so - but a good plan is to have a clear plan of exit while partying. It's best if you are staying within a reasonable walking distance of where you're drinking, and never get too drunk so that you can't play the sober game. If it gets to a certain part of the night where you can tell you've lost control of your faculties, take a cab back to your lodgings. If you're in a non-English speaking country and you don't speak the local language yourself and you're staying a a hotel/hostel, carry around a business card so that you can just hand it to the cabbie. Don't get in a cab with anybody else in it. Always take official cabs, preferably with meters. And in terms of how much money you'll be spending, again, it depends. If you stay in hotels and eat in restaurants, as the other poster said, you're gonna drop bank even without the booze and cover charges. Hostels will make it cheaper. Couchsurfing cheaper yet... and if you couchsurf, you'll be able to meet up with some locals who will probably be able to show you around and offer a good time. I've had luck with it before. If you are looking to make partying the center of your exploits, save money by exploiting cheap lodging and eat out of grocery stores. I would recommend taking in at least one nice meal in each country you're in, though; food in Europe is quite excellent and you should experience it. But for everyday grub, well, let's just say that the Dollar Menu in London is called the "Saver Menu." If you have a student ID, that can make some things cheaper, though a lot of places will want one of the international student IDs, which you'll have to pay to get. Basically, if you're staying at a group room in a hostel (roughly $25 a night on average), I would budget at least $75 a day. And that's if you're going the cheap, cheap, mmm-I-Love-That-Saver-Menu route. (It will also depend on how much actual travel you're going to be doing and where you're staying. Paris? Budget more. Bratislava? Cheaper. If you're doing a lot of country-hopping, you'll need to factor in the cost of that as well.) You might not spend that much every day, but it will average around that much, likely. Again, this assumes you eat super cheap, buy no souvenirs, and are cautious about how much you spend on booze. There are lots of factors that could change this budget.
Marni Originally Answered: Traveling alone in europe?
Almost $6000 can be used easily in twenty days. So you need to at least $6000 before going there. Good Luck!

Ladonna Ladonna
I am British and have travelled to many countries all over the world, many of which through Europe. I have never been snubbed, and I am now 25. It may not be that he is British, it may be his persona or the way he looks/talks. I find that with my 6ft 2in 17st frame with a shaved head, I got looked at differently to my 6ft 14st friend with his long black locks of hair. This is because I look like trouble with the shaved head, and the British are well known for their yobbery. I have also noticed that Football related clothing will attract more unwanted snubbing as it gives the impression that you are a British Football Hooligan. Unfortunately, this is the world we live in. I'm not saying that you fella is a yobbo, but I am saying that the reputation (especially through Europe) is that the Brits are the biggest trouble makers going. I would suggest he doesn't take it personally ... or is it you that is uncomfortable with the situation? Respect will come with age too, so if you are young, this is also the expected outcome.
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Jenelle Jenelle
Ireland and Britain are the English-speaking countries of Europe. You could also try the Netherlands.
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Jenelle Originally Answered: This? is for single women preferably over 25. Iam a 35 year old male. just recently seperated from my wife o
You simply have to start with eye contact and a friendly Hello...that's really all it takes. And look us in the eye...Saying hello to our breasts won't win you any points. By all means be confident, but don't be an a$s. I had a gentleman approach me yesterday at the grocery store...He smiled and asked me if I knew where he might locate dried onions. I directed him to the canned vegetable isle. After he had found the item he approached me to say thanks and handed me a business card with his name, number, e-mail address, age, and marital status on it. He said to me, "You were kind to help me and if you wouldn't mind I would like to have the opportunity to know you better. Please contact me when you have some free time." He didn't even ask my name. With that he smiled and walked away. I called him this morning. We have plans to meet for a pancake brunch Saturday at one of the local churches. If anything, I have made a new friend. FYI, the card he gave me had been printed on his home PC. Not a professional card. It didn't state his occupation, just his contact information. Prevented him from fumbling around for a pen and paper in an already nervous situation...Best wishes to you.

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