Europe Travel Blog

Herewith is a collection of Europe travel tips, advice, suggestions, insights, and recommendations to help you make the best of your Europe travel!  Check back often – Craig will never run out of Europe travel topics to write about – believe me!

The five BIG BAVARIAN foods you need to eat

The five BIG BAVARIAN foods you need to eat

Bavarians don't just eat beer.  They also eat food.  And it is some of the heartiest, earthiest, heaviest food in Europe.  Heavy in a good way, like an anchor that keeps you from floating away from the beer garden.  Here to make your mouth water, are 5 traditional...

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Staying connected on the road

Staying connected on the road

If you want (or need) to stay connected with home or work while you're traveling in Europe, or you want the ability to easily call ahead to hotels/restaurants, you may want to invest in a European SIM card.  Though it is possible to use your North American phone plan...

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Why is travel in Europe so easy?

Why is travel in Europe so easy?

On a recent trip across the Canada/USA border to celebrate Independence Day with my American relatives, I found myself wishing I was in Europe.  Not because I don't like the 4th of July, vast open spaces, and fireworks - I do.  It was the border that got me.  On the...

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Tower or Dungeon?

Tower or Dungeon?

Where would you rather be, in a tower or in a dungeon?  Well if you travel to Germany's Rothenburg ob der Tauber, you can certainly try both.  Rothenburg o.d.T. (not to be confused with numerous other Rothenburgs in Europe) is a quintessentially Bavarian town, with...

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5 Things to Expect in Paris

5 Things to Expect in Paris

Paris is one the world's great cities, but it can also be overwhelming for a first-time visitor. Here are five good tips on what to expect from travel blogger Christine Gilbert: How does one write about Paris? Do they talk about the beauty of the city or the vibrant...

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Discovering Great Art With An Emotional Punch

Discovering Great Art With An Emotional Punch

Art can speak to us in profound ways, moving us emotionally, intellectually, and even spiritually. Europe is filled with countless artistic masterpieces worthy of your time and attention. Part of the joy of exploring Europe's art is discovering those pieces that speak...

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Being in History

Being in History

Visiting Europe is a kind of historical re-awakening - a way of linking to our collective past.  Walking down a centuries old cobblestone road, walking between centuries old buildings, I get the feeling that in some way, the past is alive in these...

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