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 […]

Jet Lag Tips That Make Sense

September 16 By Amy Capeta Today Fatigue, impaired memory, inability to concentrate, change in mood, digestive issues … all symptoms of jet lag, all no fun. While it’s impossible to prevent jet lag, there are ways to minimize its effects. “The fundamental definition of jet lag is that there’s a misalignment between the internal clock […]

Salisbury’s Magnificent Cathedral

August 30 Many of the great churches took centuries to build. A master mason or a glass maker might never live to see the church completed and the first mass held. This would hold true for that craftsman’s children, grandchildren and on and on Salisbury’s cathedral was started in 1220 and finished in 1258. The […]

Where Do You Want to Be on September 15, 2015?

August 27 If you said ‘London,’ then you are in for the party of the century. That is, if Queen Elizabeth II lives that long. Because at midnight on that date, Elizabeth will surpass Queen Victoria as the longest-serving monarch in British history. I suppose there will be some party.

Social Media the New Salem Witch Trials

August 23 I think it is beyond time for someone to come up with a way that businesses can fight back and even recoup financial damages (and they would be huge when you consider the multiplier effect) caused by those who post idiotic and false statements on social media whether it be #trip #advisor, #yelp, […]

Planning now underway for private, custom-designed tours in 2015 and 2016

August 6 For tours in Germany or in Europe in 2015 – New and return clients are making their reservations now for tours in Europe in 2015 and yes, even as far ahead as 2016. Remember, all of the tours arranged and led by European Focus are custom-designed and built one at a time for […]