Europe Tips

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...

Avoid Long Lines

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...

Pack Like a Pro R...

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...

Pack Like a Pro

The Luggage Packing Tips below will help you do everything from reducing wrinkles in your clothes to lightening your travel load. Before You Start Packing Your Bags… • Pack Light! Make a list of all that you think you will need. Next, lay all of the items out before you. Force yourself...

Win A European Vacat...

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. End with three fabulous nights in Paris including a visit to the Eiffel Tower. Trip...

European Wine River ...

Are you a wine enthusiast…or just a wino? Regardless…you’ll LOVE a wine themed river cruise in Europe. You can expand your horizons on a marvelous wine-themed river cruise. In addition to the standard luxury amenities found on all European river cruises, you’ll learn...