Are you ready for an unforgettable summer in Europe? Veteran adventurer and wine importer Robert W. Scruggs II shows you how to backpack across the worlds most exciting continent, making the most of both your time and your money. Backpacking Basics for a Summer in Europe! will show you how to: Prepare for your trip without going crazy or broke Locate the safest and most economical lodging Maximize your fun and your sightseeing time in each city Get where you need to go by plane, bus, train or ferry Robert also shares countless real-life examples of the amazing and hilarious experiences you can only have seeing Europe like a native. If you are ready to chart your own course and see some of the most amazing sites the world has to offer, this book will show you how to take the road less traveled. If you believe that adventure is a central part of the well-lived life, get ready to drink deeply of the experiences that self-directed overseas travel offers.