Europe is one of the greatest destinations for experiencing a road trip. In Scandinavia, weather beaten coastal roads loop up into bridges along the Atlantic Ocean and Baltic Sea. In the Netherlands long stretches of open tarmac among tulip lined fields beckon the eager driver. Meanwhile, Alpine roads snake down from the cloud covered valleys in Switzerland and Austria and blue waves lap the black motorways along Italy’s scenic shores.
In winter however, the strong winds make the northern roads treacherous, the tulip fields of Holland are devoid of colour, the heavy snowfall makes Alpine roads impassable and the Italian coast is uninspiring in the grey drizzle. Continue reading A European Christmas Road Trip