Europe is the second smallest continent on Earth and is divided into seven geographic regions. In many physical ways, Europe is really the northwestern peninsula of Eurasia. Among all the various perspectives on its precise eastern borders, Europe is most often considered to be divided from Asia along the Ural Mountains, the Ural River, the Caspian Sea and the Caucasus watershed to the Black Sea. The Alpine Mountain chain crosses through the southern part of continent. Europe vacation rentals found in all its 48 countries are traditional and modern. There are so many to choose from in all the exquisite destinations including Paris vacation rentals, Rome holiday condos or London short term rentals. With so many sights such as the Taiga mixed rainforest, the Cork oak forests, beautiful beaches, culture, museums, castles and monuments, Europe is a tourism star.