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Category: Schengen Zone Visas

Posts about the Schengen Zone

Understanding the Visa Information System (VIS)

Traveling is fun, but in order to travel you first need to get the proper visas to be able to go where you want. The Visa Information System for European Union entry should be in your vocabulary alongside Eiffel Tower and Pisa.

Swedish Visas for American Citizens

Want to learn about moving to Sweden and getting a Swedish visa? You’ve come to the right place!

The Truth About Schengen Information System (SIS)

The Schengen Information System (SIS) does not track tourist entrance and exit stamps, despite popular belief. Let me break it down.

The Schengen Zone: What You Need to Know

We all want to travel and potentially, even wander a bit outside our comfort zone by backpacking solo or even for long periods of time. But, you can’t actually do that in Europe, and this is the worst thing for backpackers.

Is it Safe to Travel to Europe in Summer?

This question seems to be on the tip of everyone’s tongue, and the elephants in the room are ISIS and refugees. For many Americans, Europe is a far away dream on the ‘ol bucket list, and getting over there is expensive, long, and a complete culture shock for those who have never traveled often out of the country.

Shenanigans in the Schengen Zone

If you are thinking about running away to Europe, do it. Even if you don’t have a visa, I am here to tell you it’s okay necessary.

Catching 22

I have never understood the phrase “Catch 22,” and where it came from…at least until Wikipedia.com came into my life.Catch-22 means a no-win situation, which is sometimes what people ironically describe my Wiki-website of choice. Apparently, the phrase came from a military novel by Joseph Heller.

Globalizing Love

L-O-V-E is the word the infamous Frank Sinatra sang when describing his passionate feelings for his soulmate. True love is not easy to find, but when a person finds their love, a courtship begins. A simple date, then a kiss, intimacy, a possible move to live together, and hopefully marriage. This is how it should go…

Schengen Treaty and Overstaying Visas (Updated 2017)

UPDATED 2017: Europe is an amazing place. Millions of people travel to Europe each year, whether it be on business, curiosity, adventure, rebellion or leisure; we all make it there at one point in our lives.

.Four Planes. Two Boats. One Amazing Week.

It is hard to find words to say about my life right now. Well, I am almost 7 months deep into my European adventure. This means I am exactly to the day 4 months over my expected time of departure from Europe.