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I'm Carolyn, founder and editor of  I enjoy blogging about my travels in Europe and providing travel tips and reviews to help you plan your dream European vacation.  You can also read more detailed European Destination Articles for inspiration on where to visit and what to see and do on your travels.  Please feel free to leave your comments and share your experiences with our readers. Merci! Carolyn

In-flight health: How to stay healthy on long haul flights


Written by Carolyn Monday, 04 May 2015 16:22

In flight healthFlying to Europe is not something most people consider fun. Not only is 20-odd hours spent on a plane boring and tiring, it can also make you feel decidedly ‘yuk’. It’s also not something that we should take lightly as failure to take care of our health in-flight can have serious consequences.



Europe Travel News: May 2015


Written by Carolyn Friday, 01 May 2015 00:00

Europe-travel-newsIn my May Europe Travel News update I bring you details of a number of events that are happening throughout Europe this month, an important Aussie discovery in French caves and the list of the ten happiest countries in the world - seven of which are European!






Where I’m travelling on my 2015 European holiday


Written by Carolyn Sunday, 26 April 2015 20:39

Sud Tirol ItalyI’m on the countdown to the day of departure for my annual trip to Europe and whilst I have all the travel and accommodation booked (I do like to be organized!), I have left plenty of room in my itinerary for some spontaneity when it comes to what to see and do - and I'd love your input.




Europe Travel News: April 2015


Written by Carolyn Wednesday, 01 April 2015 00:00

Europe-travel-newsThis month's European travel news features plans for a super-highway between Russia and the United States, unique day tours of the gorgeous Cotswold villages in England, and a brand new week-long tour of the Cinque Terre.






6 Ways to Pay Less for Business Class airfares


Written by Carolyn Monday, 30 March 2015 09:10

Business Class airfaresUnless you are married to an airline CEO, travel frequently for business (and work for a corporate organization) or are a celebrity, chances are you will rarely, if ever, experience flying business class. Having enjoyed this luxury – and LOVED it - I’m always keen to find ways to secure business class seats for as little as possible.


Eating out in France for gluten-intolerant travellers


Written by Carolyn Friday, 06 March 2015 07:00

gluten free dining in franceIn France, there’s a boulangerie on just about every street (often more than one) and patisserie window displays tease you with their tempting goodies. In fact, if you don’t start the day with a baguette or pain au chocolat you can’t really expect to be considered French.




Europe Travel News: March 2015


Written by Carolyn Wednesday, 25 February 2015 16:21

Europe-travel-newsThis month's European travel news incudes details on a new addition to Scenic Tours' river cruising fleet, the annual UTracks film and information nights, and a revamped 'Best of British' itinerary for Albatross Tours.



What? You're going to Europe AGAIN?


Written by Carolyn Monday, 16 February 2015 07:02

What? You're going to Europe AGAIN?What? You’re going to Europe AGAIN? Why don’t you go somewhere different? If I had a dollar for every time I’d heard those questions in the past few years I’d be flying first class all the way! To many people, my obsession with Europe and my repeat visits there is bewildering but I know I’m not the only crazy Europe-addict out there.


One-bag packing tips: An interview with Alex of Travel Fashion Girl


Written by Carolyn Monday, 09 February 2015 07:04

alexandra jimenez travel fashion girlAlex Jimenez started the hugely popular website Travel Fashion Girl in 2012 to help other travellers learn the art of ‘carry-on only’ packing. Alex firmly believes that travelling with only a carry-on bag is the way to travel and her website is full of handy tips and packing lists to assist other travellers no matter where in the world they are travelling to.


Europe Travel News: February 2015


Written by Carolyn Sunday, 01 February 2015 00:00

Europe-travel-newsAn increase in Australian Passport fees, more Paris apartments, a foodies cruise from Athens to Monte Carlo and a new addition to the Holidays to Europe travel directory are just some of the things taking the interest of European travellers this month.





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