European road trippin’

Recently I came upon a blog from Randal Olson with a map visualizing the optimal European road trip. You may have seen his name recently as his blog post on the optimal American road trip made the round pretty freely on social media, inspiring many Americans to plan their next holiday into a great American road trip.

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The observatory at the top of Europe (and how to get there)

I found myself unable to sleep one night, flicking thru old movies on HBO (like I usually do to lull myself asleep) when I landed on “The Grand Budapest Hotel”.  Another whimsical flick by the great Wes Anderson. Swept up in the mythical Republic of Zubrowkaan, I never wanted to leave its towering Alp’s and magnificent accommodations once the story had ended. So I went online to see how close I could get.

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