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21 Fun Facts About Europe

Many destinations across Europe are at the top of a lot of students' bucket lists, and with a WSA trip you can make sure you don’t miss out on anything!

There are also some really interesting and strange facts about Europe you probably didn’t know:

  • Did you know in Switzerland it is illegal to flush a toilet after 10pm? Yes really…
  • Be sure to download a to download a VPN before you visit as Netflix is unavailable in many European countries. You don’t want to miss out on your favourite show and see a spoiler on Facebook.
  • Europe is named after a Phoenician princess called Europa; she was seduced by Greek God Zeus when he disguised himself as a bull.

Check out this list of 21 bizarre facts about Europe that have been put together in this awesome infographic!

- Research and artwork by Jess Singut

 

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Katie Nikas, University of Massachusetts - Boston

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I recently went on the Budapest weekend trip with my roommate from Ireland. We had the BEST time ever! The whole weekend was planned out for us by our amazing and funny leader Bogi. She had our itinerary jammed pack with everything you want to do in Budapest then some. We walked the whole...

Katie Nikas, University of Massachusetts - Boston ~ University of Limerick, Spring 2016

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