What a Year Lies Ahead!

The year 2011 is turning out, so far, to be our most exciting and varied season of travel ever. Starting on April 11 with Jim’s departure for Europe, our travels with our private tour clients will include tulip season in the Netherlands, a visit to the watery city of Brugge, genealogy exploration in Rheinland-Pfalz (Germany), […]

New Calendars Available for All Three European Focus Guides

Just click on the upper tab “Meet Our Guides” to see availability for the coming season.

Kinderdijk, Holland is Postcard from the Past

On a cold and very windy day we visited the most expansive collection of old windmills on offer in Holland. Kinderdijk, not far from Rotterdam, has 19 of them set in marshland well below sea level. The windmills may no longer be doing their old job of pumping water up into the nearby river (a […]

Today in Amsterdam

Reflections on the Prinsengraacht, one of the major canals in the center of old Amsterdam.

European Focus Featured in American Way Magazine, American Airlines

A recent article features one of our clients: http://www.americanwaymag.com/haley-thought-alex-haley-family

Coming soon, adventures in Amsterdam, Brugges, Cologne, Heidelberg, Rothenburg, Garmisch, Salzburg and Vienna

The final tour of the regular season starts on November 2 and lasts to November 16. A family of four from Manila will be enjoying their private tour with European Focus to the cities above plus much more.

Potsdamer Platz in Berlin

Left a barren wasteland after WWII, Potsdamer Platz is once again the vibrant unofficial heart of Berlin. Tall skyscrapers built with cutting edge designs and sponsored in part by Sony Corporation, the area is full of light and color and activity until late in the evening. A huge train and underground station takes up acres […]

Postcard from Lucerne

The beautiful and historic Chapel Bridge was constructed in the 14th century as part of the battlements around the medieval town of Lucerne. It stood for more than 600 years until a carelessly discarded cigarette burned more than 90% of the bridge in 1993. It was rapidly rebuilt. Visit Lucerne on a custom-designed, private tour […]