A Visit to Stetten, Rheinland-Pfalz Part I

Just getting to the right Stetten for genealogist Virginia Packwood was a challenge. There are more than 20 villages in Germany with the name of “Stetten,” and finding the correct one related to her Merkel ancestry took some time and work, not to mention a couple of decades when she and her husband Bill were […]

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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), […]

European Focus Home Away from Home

Our home base in Europe is the medieval town of Rothenburg ob der Tauber. Have a live look here: http://www.rothenburg.de/index.php?get=121 at the web cam view of the ancient marketplace.

Ireland in August

The Best of Ireland Adventure Micro-Group Tour Ten wonderful days wrapped in Ireland’s beauty including Cashel, Cobh, Kenmare and the Rings of Kerry and Beara, Bunratty and the Cliffs of Moher and more. Just five adults invited. Ultimate in personal service and comfort priced between 4,400 and 5,200 Euro per person. Now accepting reservations. For […]

Welcome Back For the Fourth Time

Art and Carol will enjoy Barcelona plus southern France including the areas around Gordes, Rousillon, Arles and more during their upcoming June 1 to 16 adventure with European Focus. Their previous trips were in Germany, Italy and Ireland. We appreciate our return guests!

Travel and Experience Germany in October

Bacharach on the Rhein River is one of the stops on this wonderful autumn tour October is a fine time of the year to experience Germany small group tours. The kids are all back in school meaning the roads are not as congested with holiday travelers. The air is crisp and clear, the nights are […]