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Travel to Europe for Christmas: Winter Wonderland

One of the most picturesque times of the year to be in Europe is during the pre-Christmas season; especially in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. Many of these regions are snow-covered and lit brightly for the holidays. Austria has some particular traditions around Christmas times. Advent wreaths are a very important one in the country. They […]

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Using an American Cell Phone in Europe

Not all American phones get service in Europe and not all mobile providers offer plans that stretch beyond the Atlantic. The ones that do work are a bit pricey but can be effective. The standard phone network in Europe is called GSM, or Global System for Mobile Communications. Nokia, Motorola, Samsung, and Sony Ericsson all […]

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Interactive Map of Oxford University in England

For those of you interested in planning a trip to England, I strongly recommend making a stop in Oxford. It is a beautiful city with lush gardens and fascinating individuals. Below you can see an interactive map of Oxford. University Park and the Christ Church War Memorial Gardens were my personal favorite places to sit […]

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Top 25 British Isles Hotels for 2006

Not a surprise that nearly half the British Isles’ top hotel properties are located in London. However, the number one pick is Buckland Manor settled in the Cotswolds. The hotel dates back to the thirteenth century and is set in glorious grounds featuring immaculate gardens with running stream, small waterfalls, croquet lawns and tennis courts. […]

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Top 75 Europe Hotels for 2006

Planning to travel to Europe in style? Conde Nast recently published their Reader’s Choice Top 100 “The Best in the World”. The segment rates the best of the best for Cruises, Hotels, Airlines, Islands, and Cities on a scale of 1-100. This will be the first of a series of posts. We will start with […]

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Interactive Map of Skiing Resort in France (Serre Chevailer)

If you are planning on a ski trip to Europe soon, France might be the place for you. The food is magnificent, the weather is beautiful and the slopes are exhilarating. To help give you a better idea, below is an interactive map of Serre Chevailer, a ski resort in France.

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List of 33 Things to Bring With You When Backpacking Through Europe

For any of you who are interested in backpacking through Europe, whether you are a college student, a vacationer, or just a free-spirit, below is a list of 33 necessary things to take with you on your journey. Backpack Passport Foreign currency (see tips here) Chapstick City Guide Language Dictionary Two Changes of Clothes Gloves […]

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Fly to Poland

Getting to and from Poland will now be a little easier. Centralwings is offering new flights from the United Kingdom and Ireland to various cities in Poland. Check our their special offers page. I just priced out a flight from Edinburgh to Warsaw for about 67 GBP ( $125 ). Full article from travelmole: 23 […]

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