So really what is so great about traveling to Europe? (Besides the relaxation of being on a break from work, everyday life in USA)?
I can see ALL the things, all the historical sites, (and even better views, aerial views, etc) and go on "walks" on Youtube, through any city in the world now, that I want to see what it is ilike there, I can look up their recipes for their cooking online, and can research all the history , historical sites on Wikipedia at home. (on my "vacation" time from work)
so WHY SPEND $ 5- 10,000 DOLLARS TO GO FLY OVER TO EUROPE AND SPEND PHYSICAL ENERGY WALKING AROUND, GETTING LOST HAVING HATEFUL, COMPETTIVE, RUDE LOOKS AT YOU , ETC?
- GypsyfishLv 76 months agoFavorite Answer
Yes, please stay home. With your attitude, we don't need you perpetuating the idea of the Ugly American. Don't travel- you might learn something. For example, you might get sick in another country and find out that doctors will come to your hotel room to treat you, and charge you very little because they have universal health care. You might find out how easy it is and how much fun, to get around on the Metro or the Underground or the Tokyo subway system. You certainly don't want to experience the pleasure of sitting outside eating at a Paris restaurant at 10:00 on a summer evening with perfect temperatures, no mosquitoes, eating ingredients you can't buy in the US. You definitely don't want to experience, as I did, the enjoyment of being on a boat in Switzerland when a group of hikers get on, get out a guitar and start singing folk songs as you travel between soaring, snow-covered mountains. I'm sure you wouldn't want to experience making friends with some wonderful people in Peru who take you to see things that aren't available on YouTube, or to find out from them what things were really like when the Shining Path was terrorizing the country. You might learn something- and that certainly seems to be something you don't want to do.
- Orla CLv 75 months ago
If you don't want to spend that money coming over, then don't. It's that simple.
That's one less ugly American we have to contend with. Score for us!
- Anonymous6 months ago
Europe is beautiful, I’m from the UK and not fortunate enough to have enough money to travel more but will do once I have started my new job. Anyway I have been to France and Belgium, on a history trip with my school. Honestly they are so so so beautiful. I wish I could live in either countries. I’d definitely choose Europe over the UK.
- TorukoLv 66 months ago
There are places abroad where my reader will thank goodness for having a nose for it,
Ditto, if invited to pinch someone.
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- 6 months ago
Do you prefer a video life, to being there?
- Anonymous6 months ago
You do not get to see into places you have to pay admission for because that is their income. Which is why you can not go into Disneyland or other such places virtually.I mean, climbing the Alps virtually does not have the same feel. I use Google Earth to travel the Earth. All the people are zapped out of the images...everywhere. You are missing a lot. Traveling to Europe is just as exciting as traveling to the U.S. places. Try traveling into the Smithsonian. You won't get in. or many other places(museums and historical sites) without paying admission.
- Karen LLv 76 months ago
Sometimes, being there in person is different than looking at a photo. If you don't feel that way, you're perfectly free to not go anywhere.
- Jay PLv 76 months ago
If that's how you feel, stay in your local town/city/state.
Tonight I think you should watch Paris YouTube videos and tomorrow you can travel to Berlin all while enjoying the comforts of your own home.
- W.T. DoorLv 76 months ago
You are correct that > you < should just stay home, in whatever country is your home since I doubt it is the USA. .
- BrianLv 66 months ago
I have Travelled Europe. I have travelled to many places around the World. However, I always end right back from where I started. I go to say that I have been there.