9415 Kilometres, 34 Days, 27 Cities, 17 Countries, 2 People, 1 Tent.
We chose Topdeck to fuel our European dream and were extremely happy with the decision.
Neither my partner or I, had ever been to Europe, so we chose this particular trip for a few reasons. We wanted a snapshot of everything, everything organised for us, do it all in the shortest time possible and the cheapest way possible. The 34 day European Adventure ticked all the boxes!
We went with the camping option compared with the hotel equivalent, the European Pioneer, for the simple fact it saved us around $2000! We ended up getting upgraded a few times anyway and only spent less than a third of the time actually camping.
We went to 17 countries including France, Spain, Italy, Greece and Germany.
We went to some lesser known cities such as Antibes, Budva and Dresden.
And also ticked off the major 'bucket list' cities of Paris, Amsterdam, Venice and Barcelona.
From Beth's (our chef) exquisite cooking, to Tom's (our leader) awesome dad jokes, to Ash's (our driver) exceptional driving! I wish I could have brought them home to guide me through my everyday life! I'd definitely be a more established adult.
One drawback is that we did, along with every person on our bus, get very sick. It's unfortunately just something you cannot avoid on such a massive adventure of beer, no sleep and pizza.
The big question...
Are we still in love? Yes!
Not only did we survive 5 weeks of non-stop adventure, illness, laughter, beer and setting up a tent together, but we are now closer than ever!
I could not be happier and I'm so glad i invited him on a whim, before we were even dating (risky i know!)