What a Year! 2014 Our Biggest Season Ever

November 9 Click on any image to see it larger After 25 years of living and working in Europe, James Derheim and his wife Jenean have nearly concluded the biggest, most adventurous season ever, with 17 tours booked by our clients (five more than our previous record). Here’s what happened, where we went and with […]

When is the best time to visit…?

November 8 Based on our experiences and the feedback from more than 250 tours conducted in our career. Austria: Anytime is a great time to visit this alpine country but the big cities should be avoided in July and August due to heat and crowding. Like to see fresh snow? Late October is pretty much […]

First Snow of the Season In The Alps

October 24 We were treated to these magnificent views as we made our way today from northern Bavaria to the Austrian Tyrol near Innsbruck.

What You Don’t Get on a Mass Produced Bus Tour

Reason Number 187 to take a European Focus Private Tour Bus tours cram so much into a single day that there is no chance for being spontaneous or taking the road less traveled. If you like to get up at 5:30 and have your bags outside your door by 6:30 then bus tours are probably […]

Our Tour Contract

October 17, 2014 View it here and please, if you have any questions, we are just a mouse click away. Or call 800-401-7802

We Prepare You for foreign travel Like No Other Tour Company

October 15 Our recently updated Travel Tips and Lessons Learned helps our clients get comfortable with their trip long before they board the airplane. Check it out here.

Thinking of a Trip with European Focus? Dates are going fast for 2015 and 2016

October 15 A build-up of repeat clients plus word of mouth means that our calendar fills earlier and earlier every year. With a quarter century of service behind us, we are looking forward to Year 26 with trips already booked for May and June, 2015. In fact, those two months are booked except for an […]

Where European Focus Started 25 Years Ago

October 8 This is where it all started, 25 years ago. Sent on assignment by the European ‘Stars and Stripes’ to Bremerhaven, I saw the sign leading to Bremen as I was zipping down the autobahn. I called my mother from a payphone along the road. ‘Mom, what does Bremen mean to our family?’ She […]