Our Europe travel articles are segmented into four regions. These are based on the United Nations (UN) Geoscheme. Developed by the UN Statistics Division, the four segments include (countries we have written about are in italics):
- Eastern Europe: Belarus, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Moldova, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, and Ukraine.
- Northern Europe: Aland Islands, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, Guernsey, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Jersey, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sark, Svalbard, and Jan Mayen, Sweden, and United Kingdom (Great Britain and Northern Ireland).
- Southern Europe: Albania, Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Gibraltar, Greece, Italy, Republic of Macedonia, Malta, Montenegro, Portugal, San Marino, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey*, and Vatican City.
- Western Europe: Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, and Switzerland.
*Turkey is included here as we only visited the European section of the country.