Every January, thousands of American college students migrate to Europe to begin their studies in a foreign land far, far away from home. Though I have heard this a great wealth of information on the topic, when I set off to live in France my junior year, I was struck by the absolute lack of informative guides to living or traveling in Europe. I ran into problems everywhere I went. It is now in my power to prevent others from suffering as I did and I will not allow that to happen. Here now is a guide to the most important countries one will encounter while traveling Europe.