Autumn is a special time of the year anywhere, but certainly in Europe. In the heart of the “old continent” hundreds of quaint, charming and often inspiring hotels stays await. Here’s a small selection of places our staff has either stayed or heard of via word of mouth. From Austria to Romania, this time of […]
Vienna’s 2020 Tourism Strategy: 1 Billion Euro by 2020
Vienna’s 2020 Tourism has announced their strategy to turn over €1 Billion in the hospitality sector, plus some 18 million bed/nights by the year 2020. The Vienna Tourism Board is setting its sights high based on the news thematic, “Global.Smart.Premium” according to the news.
The Best Europe You’ll Ever See: Courtesy the Blue Danube
Winter has set in for everyone in the Northern Hemisphere on Mother Earth. And for the traveler, visions of the next great journey away from inherent cabin fever are surely arising now. Discover Europe! Your sixth travel sense may be saying, and what better way than traversing most of it, in comfort, and style. Is this a sales pitch? Well no, we don’t work for Avalon Waterways, we just know travel. Read on, this is good stuff.
Prague: A Favorite British Airways Christmas Destination in 2011
What do Berlin, Vienna, Prague, Paris and Zurich have in common? This year, all these destinations are Christmas market favorites for British Airways.
A hidden gem in Europe’s smallest capital city – Ljubljana
With its tiny, 2 million population, Slovenia is probably one of the most overlooked destinations in Eastern Europe, yet it’s also one of the most unexpectedly delightful of them all. Located where the worlds of the Germanic, Slavic and Mediterranean people meet, Slovenia proudly boasts breathtaking mountains, eerie caverns, lush countryside and historic villas. Existing […]
The Blue Danube – The Queen of Cruises Awaits
The River Danube, stretching 1,800 miles, is the only major river in Europe that snakes its way from west to east. Originating from its source in the Black Forests of Germany, passing through eight different countries before streaming into the Black Sea, a cruise on the Danube offers passengers an epic journey through the heart of Europe like no other.
Bohemian City Tour Shows Off Three Cities
An upcoming tour offering may present those in search of Bohemian Europe a rare opportunity. Departing Vienna, Insight Vacations offer a 9 day excursion through Prague and Budapest after a two day stay in Austria. These luxury tours of 2011 are surprisingly affordable without cutting corners. This may be the perfect way to be introduced to Eastern Europe’s charms.