Deep down every European has a sense of love and passion for house, electronica, and trance music. These beats and sounds are a part of the culture, which many Americans want to explore. And if there’s anyone who can party like rock star, it’s a born and bred European who’s been dancing the night away since they’ve been 18. The next to go to Europe, experience a night of traditional European craziness. Europe is flooded with nightclubs but these are hands down the best of the best.
Ministry of Sound | LondonThe Ministry of Sound has been beat-bopping headphones since the 90’s and the birth of dance and electronic music. MoS found their own way of creating sounds as the original idea included remixing American tracks. Ministry of Sound tours Europe and Australia, but in a dark corner in London is the rave-tastic MoS club bringing ears live beats and sick hits.
Berghain | Berlin, Germany
For those who don’t know, anything goes in Germany, and that means truly anything goes in Berghain. The bouncer is intimiadating and tough to get into, but not to worry you can wear sneakers and sweats for all they care. What they are looking for is if you can handle what goes on inside. Arrive on Friday, bring a suitcase, and leave on Monday, truly that is common. Berghain has ground breaking sounds and X-rated sights thanks to its open, public sex policy. Partying is 24/7
Space | Ibiza, SpainIbiza is the electronica-party capital of the world. Space is an award-winning Ibiza nightclub, framing 21 trophies, the most of any Ibiza club. Indoor and outdoor stages welcome ravers to experience the best of their inner and outer world. Their A-list of DJ talent plays the best beats and eye-catching strobe lights. Get ready to sprinkle your fairy dust as this dream is only available during the summer months.
Eclipse | Barcelona, SpainDance the night away 26 floors above ground overlooking the ocean and city in the W hotel. The amplified beats and swanky décor ignite class and luxury for those who don’t enjoy the half-naked backpacker vibe. Drink one of the cocktails created by their professional mixologists and sip while you enjoy wrap around window views. This place is for the rich and classy.
Papaya | Zrce Beach, CroatiaCroatia is known for many things, but beach rave parties usually are not on the top of the list. Enjoy life with travelers and other Croats on the open-air club located on Pag Island. With only 10 events per year, that means the partying is extra hard and kickstart multi-days extravaganzas.
Cavo Paradiso | Mykonos, GreeceThis electronica club is a piece of paradise with a dance pool in the middle of the open-air club. The world renowned talent boards on deck with the freshest beats of that season. Dance all day and night, in water or on land, the choice is yours! Big timers make appearance such as Swedish House Mafia and Steve Aoki.
Elizabeth is a fitness professional, workshop presenter and freelance writer. She is an active traveler who treks the globe looking for interesting stories to write and places to photograph. Her most significant travel achievements include living and volunteering in Australia twice and studied yoga in India.