Everyone wants to visit Europe. Sometimes, it seems like everyone does at once.
Walking down La Rambla in Barcelona on a summer afternoon can feel more like navigating the international terminal at LAX the weekend before Christmas. Same goes for strolling along the canals of Venice or Amsterdam, or sauntering along the Seine in Paris. Though the democratization of travel through budget flights and a booming sharing economy has done wonders for wanderlusters, its impact on bucket-list destinations has not been as positive.