NBC Nightly News Story about European Focus Private Tours

NBC News sent a crew from the United States and from London to cover 36 hours of our visits to Heidelberg and Essweiler, Germany this June 23 and 24. It was a thrill to have the team from NBC capture the excitement and wonder of this long-awaited 50th anniversary trip for Dominick and Lorraine Petrulli […]

How to have the best experience from first contact

We’ve been doing this a very long time, over a period of more than a quarter century. With nearly 300 tours under our belts, we can tell in just a few seconds if a person is “right” for European Focus Private Tours. Here’s how you can tell if we are right for you. IF you […]

Last Remaining Spots for Travel with James Derheim in 2018

With 12 tours booked as of today to places as different as rural England, Paris (twice) and London (twice) as well as all over Italy (twice) and Germany multiple times, throw in some tours including Switzerland and Austria and it’s going to be an other fantastic year full of adventures. If you want to travel […]

Thanks for the Memories, Art and Carol

Nine time clients Art and Carol from New Jersey were going through some photos from their trips (and they take many, many photos!) and Art was thoughtful enough to send a few our way recently. These intrepid travelers live our philosophy of “Stop Dreaming and Start Doing,” and even though they’ve had to take a […]

We Hope that “Bucket Lists” Die

We take the slow road and oftentimes the undiscovered road, which admittedly is getting harder to find. But, we find them. Our tours are the antidote to the “If it’s Tuesday this must be Belgium” kind of travel promoted by the big bus companies and cruises. From a picnic by the side of a little […]

Tours Booked for 2018 (So Far)

An updated list of where we are going in 2018 April 5 to 22 European Grand Tour Family of five from Manila will tour with James in Belgium, France, Switzerland and Germany OPEN DATES April 23 to May 9 May 12 to 20 Italy Betsy and Jim return for their fourth tour with us, this […]

European Focus is Ready for You – Are You Ready for European Focus?

Hiring a private tour guide with more than four decades of combined experience (between owners James and Jenean Derheim) is the ultimate step towards turning your dreams into reality. Stop wishing and start doing, that’s sort of our tagline to European Focus Private Tours. When you contact us, you can be assured that you will […]