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I'm Carolyn, founder and editor of HolidaysToEurope.com.au.  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

Summer travels through France, Italy and Greece - My 2015 European travel blog

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Written by Carolyn Wednesday, 20 May 2015 10:57

2015 European travel diaryLike to follow my travels through France, Italy and Greece during the European summer of 2015?  I'll be updating this 'diary' every few days during my travels so you can see what I'm getting up to.  You can also follow my travels on the Holidays to Europe Facebook page.

 

 

Holiday pre-departure checklist

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Written by Carolyn Tuesday, 12 May 2015 10:21

holiday pre-departure checklistPreparing to go away on an overseas holiday, particularly an extended one, can be quite stressful as there are so many things to get organised in advance to ensure it’s smooth sailing at home whilst you are away. If you’re like me, you’ll find a ‘to do’ list very handy in the weeks leading up to departure and there’s nothing more satisfying than knowing that everything on that list has been ticked off by the time you settle into your seat on the plane.

 

   

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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?

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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.

   

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