West Europe

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Handy tips for Americans visiting London

Handy tips for Americans visiting London

One of the most popular destinations for most Americans visiting Europe for the first time is generally London. While we certainly do share certain cultural similarities with our British cousins apart from the language (to a large extent) there are a lot of other differences, some subtle and other not too subtle! For first time […]

Top 5 Scottish Attractions

Top 5 Scottish Attractions

Scotland is a beautiful part of the UK. It boasts stunning landscapes, natural beaches and some of the biggest sight seeing opportunities in the UK.   1.     Loch Ness The infamous loch is said to be home to a monster of prehistoric appearance that several people claimed to have seen. Although the loch has been […]

Top French Winter Destinations

Top French Winter Destinations

A trip to France during the Winter can be an excellent idea if you want to sample some seasonal attractions, while also being able to enjoy regions and historical monuments outside of peak side. Staying in a cottage or self catered gite during the Winter in France is particularly recommended, as this accommodation allows you […]

ETOA, UKinbound join forces with VisitBritain

ETOA, UKinbound join forces with VisitBritain

The European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) and UKinbound have joined forces with VisitBritain to deliver a unique business-to-business event in 2012. The VisitBritain Hosted Buyers Marketplace (HBM) is an exclusive opportunity for British tourism suppliers and destinations to meet and do business with 150 specially-selected international buyers from some 20 countries being brought over and […]

Ireland’s Blarney Stone

Ireland’s Blarney Stone

In the village of Blarney, Ireland, sits the legendary Blarney Stone, a bluestone block built into the Blarney Castle’s embattlements. Because of this stone, Blarney Castle is one of Ireland’s most popular tourist destinations. Millions of visitors from around the globe travel here annually to kiss the stone. Legend holds that the kisser of the […]

TourCrafters package presents Paris and Riviera highlights

TourCrafters package presents Paris and Riviera highlights

 LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois – TourCrafters’ newest package, Paris&Nice at Easy Pace, includes round-trip air from New York, four nights at a comfortable 3-star hotel in Paris, four nights at a stunning 4-star hotel in Nice, daily buffet breakfast, airport transfers in Nice, 1 restaurant dinner in Nice, and sightseeing tours all along the legendary Côte d’Azur, […]

“TV tourism” on the rise in UK

“TV tourism” on the rise in UK

The number of “TV tourists” – who visit places associated with television shows – is on the rise thanks to the success of such series as Downton Abbey. Downton is filmed at Highclere Castle in Berkshire, which is expected to see a 400% rise in visitors this year, according to motoring and leisure association CSMA. […]

Germans’ top dream holiday destinations

Germans’ top dream holiday destinations

White Beaches, palm trees and blue water, national parks, or city tours? What are the dream destinations for Germans and their neighbors? Hotel.de asked their clients if money was no object, what would be their dream destination to visit. The Maldives is the number one dream destination for Germans, while many other Europeans named the […]

Start planning your Spring & Summer vacation

Start planning your Spring & Summer vacation

River deep, mountain high – The Eagle Walk: Tirol from Austria Tourism on Vimeo. Nature & Adventure A vacation in Austria gets you close to nature and allows you to get to know the people and the wonderful traditions of Austria. Austria’s landscapes are incredibly varied and the options are endless. Be it a walk […]