We Don’t Take You Shopping For Tips

October 2, 2015 One thing that European Focus Private Tour guides never do is waste your precious exploring time on what we call “Shopping for Tips” This is something that every single bus tour and cruise does. Their tour guides get paid peanuts, and so they supplement their income with a percentage (from 10% to […]

Where Do You Want To Go Next?

October 2, 2015 James just finished a very unique trip with a mother and her 29 year-old son from near Boise, Idaho. When asked where in the world he wanted to go, young Andrew said he wanted to experience the Alps and some of Southern Germany. We worked together on an itinerary which fit in […]

Our Extensive Travel Tips Help Prepare You for A Great Time in Europe

No other company does this, not Trafalgar, not Globus, not any cruise line. European Focus Private Tours works hard to smooth the road for our guests long before they get on the airplane to come to Europe. Our extensive, detail-packed “Travel Tips” helps the inexperienced European traveler avoid common mistakes and makes travel a more […]

Germany Small Group Tours for 2016 and Beyond

August 25, 2015 European Focus organizes small group tours for singles, couples, families and groups of friends who share common interests. We custom-design all tours, no “take it or leave it” like the big bus tours. We work together with you on the trip plan, the goals, the length of the trip and the sights […]

Magdeburg’s Magnificent Cathedral

August 25, 2015 Magdeburg was one of the most important medieval cities in Europe starting from the 10th century and lasting all the way up to 1631 when it suffered terribly during the 30 years war of 1618-48. Presented to Edith as a wedding gift from her husband’s father, the market town on the Elbe […]

Book now for 2016 Adventures

August 9, 2015 With our calendar for 2015 completely full (15 tours) we are now booking private, custom-designed trips for our clients for the 2016 and 2017 seasons. James has been working in Europe since April 14. Jenean has been working in Europe since April 22. Our season ends on October 18. What sets European […]

The Ancient Castle of Runkel, Germany

August 9, 2015 While on an ancestral discovery trip to nearby Oberursel, our guest Steffani from near Atlanta, Georgia had the opportunity to conquer her fear of heights AND explore an ancient medieval castle all at the same time. It was a bright and gorgeous July day when guide James Derheim offered a day trip […]

Ancestral Visit to Oberursel, Germany

August 9, 2015 Steffani D. is back home now in Georgia after her week in Germany. This was a trip that was spurred by a death in the family, an event that made Steffani realize that she had to get to Germany to trace her mother’s roots before it was too late. The trip was […]