Category: Europe General

February 5, 2012

VAT in Europe – The Rise and Rise of VAT

Filed under: Europe General - 05 Feb 2012

As Europe muddles through to sort out its economic crisis, one of the measures for raising revenue has been the increase of VAT rates. VAT of course impacts on our travel costs and some of the VAT rates …

January 26, 2011

Some Gift Ideas for Valentine’s Day for the Traveller

Filed under: Europe General - 26 Jan 2011

Surprise the people you love with one of these special Valentine’s Day events.


London Eye Champagne Experience

London Eye: Romantic Private Capsule for Two with Champagne


Valentine’s Day Jazz Concert & Dinner

July 9, 2010

FIFA World Cup Final – Prediction

Filed under: Europe General - 09 Jul 2010

What Paul the Octopus Oracle says:

Spain will beat Netherlands to take the 2010 World Cup
Germany will beat Uruguay for third place

April 30, 2010

Mother's Day – May 9th

Filed under: Europe General - 30 Apr 2010

Mother’s Day is on May 9th so don’t forget her special day.  Some ideas to make this Mother’s Day memorable for the special person in your life:

For the sweet mum – some of the Finest Mother Day’s …

February 12, 2010

February 14th – A Day for Lovers and Tigers!

Filed under: Europe General - 12 Feb 2010

Sunday, February 14th is a special day.   It’s Valentine’s Day, a day for lovers, but it also happens to be the start of the Lunar New Year.  According to the Chinese Zodiac, this is the Year of the Golden …

April 16, 2009

Finding the right Hotel for your Europe holiday

Filed under: Europe General,Travel Tips - 16 Apr 2009

A very important part of any holiday planning is making sure that you have a nice place to stay at your destination.  Unless you have buckets of money, then finding the right place and at the right price …

March 31, 2009

Eurostar: Bargain fares to the Continent

Filed under: Europe General,Travel Tips - 31 Mar 2009

Eurostar is celebrating the 6th anniversay of its £59 return fare* special to the Continent. So if you’re in London and planning a trip to the Paris or Brussels, this is your big opportunity to take …

November 9, 2008

Christmas Markets in Europe

Filed under: Christmas in Europe,Europe General - 09 Nov 2008

48 days to Christmas and if you’re still hovering over where to go this Christmas, it’s not too late to book a last minute holiday.  With the world economy in crisis and fear of recession gripping at people’s …

March 26, 2008

April Fool's Traditions in Europe

Filed under: Europe General - 26 Mar 2008

April 1st is around the corner, so be on your guard if you don’t wish to fall victim to any April Fool pranks. There are so many different versions on how April Fool’s day came about, depending …

March 16, 2008

A European Tour with a Difference

Filed under: Europe General - 16 Mar 2008

The high petrol price, weak dollar and slowing economy must be causing some Americans to think twice as to whether they can afford a European holiday this year.  The strong U.S. dollar has for a long time served …