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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

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.





Choosing the right European coach tour


Written by Carolyn Wednesday, 28 January 2015 10:27

choosing-the-right-european-coach-tourCoach tours are a popular way to see Europe whether it’s your first visit or a subsequent trip but these days with so many different types of coach tours available, how do you decide which is the right one for you?




Planning a holiday to Europe


Written by Carolyn Friday, 23 January 2015 15:57

europe-holiday-planning-tipsHaving made the decision to travel to Europe for a holiday, many people struggle with deciding exactly which places to visit and how they should travel around.  I've broken down the planning process into a few easy steps to help you determine the style of European holiday that's right for you.



A first-time visitor's impression of Germany


Written by Carolyn Wednesday, 21 January 2015 14:46

Hotel-building-germanyI was rapt late last year when my brother told me he was going to Germany on a business trip.  I've been banging on for years about how much I love Europe, so I was pleased that finally he'd have some idea of what I was talking about!



Book Review: Unstuck in Provence - The courage to start over


Written by Carolyn Tuesday, 20 January 2015 11:27

unstuck-in-provenceWhat do you do when life’s getting you down and you’re stuck in a rut? Go to France, of course! That’s exactly what Carolyn Tate did.


Recommended Accommodation in Europe


Written by Carolyn Friday, 16 January 2015 14:02

provence-accommodationOn my travels around the UK and Europe I've been privileged to stay in some fantastic accommodation.  Depending on who I'm travelling with, and for how long I'm staying in each location, my accommodation options can range from self-catering apartments and houses to hotels and B&Bs.  I'm also a big fan of holiday parks in Europe, particularly for families or couples travelling around by car.  In the articles below I share my accommodation recommendations from various European countries. 



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