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Europe Tips

Europe Tips

Mar 27, 2011

When, where and how much to tip is a common question.  Here are some suggestions for a few European countries.   FRANCE At Restaurants: The words service compris on your bill mean no tip is required, but most locals leave up to 10 percent in coins. Tipping at bars is not expected. At Hotels: One euro per bag; 1–2 euros for a housekeeper; 10–15 euros per...

Avoid Long Lines

Avoid Long Lines

Mar 17, 2011

While visiting Europe the long lines at tourist sites can sometimes take hours to purchase an entry ticket…and can lead to short tempers and missed opportunities. However…did you know you can often purchase advance or special entry passes through a website affiliated with the attraction or city.  Dodge the queue at more than fifty English sites...

Pack Like a Pro – Part 2

The Luggage Packing Tips below will help you do everything from reducing wrinkles in your clothes to lightening your travel load. Part 1 of “Pack Like a Pro” (02/21/2011) was about the preparation stage …now it’s time to actually start packing!! • Put socks, rolled belts and other small items inside shoes to save space and keep shoes...

Pack Like a Pro

Pack Like a Pro

Feb 21, 2011

The Luggage Packing Tips below will help you do everything from reducing wrinkles in your clothes to lightening your travel load.

Win A European Vacation

Win A European Vacation

Feb 15, 2011

Here is a chance for a once in a lifetime European vacation. You’ll travel throughout the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and France, with excursions to major cities, quaint towns and historic sites.

European Wine River Cruise

European Wine River Cruise

Feb 11, 2011

Expand your horizons on a marvelous wine-themed river cruise