No Politics Zone

You’ve dreamt of your European getaway for a long time, perhaps years. Coming on a private tour with European Focus offers not just a relaxing, stress-free experience, it also offers you a complete break from the divisive politics of our day. Your guide never discusses politics with his guests – with no exceptions. And when […]

New limits on group size effective immediately

For all tours booked for the future, the limit on group size is: For continental Europe: 6 For the UK and Ireland: 7 This helps me to contain all tours to those with me at the wheel 100% of the time without need for an extra driver. In the past I have done tours for […]

Travel Tips, Packing Recommendations, Rules of the Road

TRAVEL TIPS TOP EIGHT European Focus, Inc. European Focus Private Tours Established in 1989 Passport Control Please make a copy of your passport and keep it in a safe place. This is very important in case you should lose your passport or leave it behind in a hotel. It also works to take a close […]

Changes coming in 2025

This is a post aimed mainly at those who have never had the pleasure of taking a trip with European Focus. Starting on October 15, 2024 for the 2025 and beyond seasons I will be giving first booking and date selection preference to those who have traveled with me previously. This booking preference “window” will […]

Inbound passengers now required to have negative Covid-19 test

As of January 26, 2021 the CDC guidelines and requirements of the US Government dictate a negative test for Covid-19 prior to boarding the airplane from Europe (for example) to the USA. European Focus Private Tours will make those testing arrangements for our clients. Also, a 10-day quarantine is strongly recommended for all those returning […]

Rothenburg ob der Tauber under a blanket of fresh snow

A gorgeous place in any weather, medieval Rothenburg and the nearby hamlet of Detwang are splendid after a fresh snowfall. This is the European headquarters since 1999 for European Focus Private Tours. Owner James Derheim lives here full-time. Starting with the winter season of 2021-22 James will be offering winter tours in Bavaria as well […]