Who would think a clever concept for borderless travel between six countries would metastasize into a 90-day PITA spanning 27? Ninety days for 27 countries? How is that even possible? Read More
Unless you are on the mother-of-all Contiki tours and enjoy seeing fleeting images of some of the world’s most iconic tourist destinations from a bus window, seeing 27 countries in 90 days is just not feasible.
So, I had a plan to ditch 9-to-5 and travel Europe – all of Europe – in detail. Over ten years of planning, it all seemed very doable until I hit ‘the Schengen’.
Now, this has become an annual problem for me – nine months every year traveling the zone – so I started researching every possible hack to legally extend my stay. This website is the repository for everything I have learnt thru countless nights poring over EU legislation and google-translating national laws. Along the way, I discovered hundreds of fellow swots with an eye for legal detail. And many with stories of first-hand encounters discussing the finer points of EU rules with friendly border officials.
With their contribution, and perhaps yours, we can navigate the maze of visa rules in the 27 countries of the European Union.