How many (or how few) people can book a tour?

I have done many trips for solo travelers and will continue to offer them in the future. Custom-designed trips built around discovery of ancestral origins or just fun, hassle-free and worry-free travel for up to a maximum of 12 persons. If your party is more than six persons, we use a second vehicle and I […]

Travel Tips, Packing Recommendations, Rules of the Road

TRAVEL TIPS TOP EIGHT European Focus, Inc. European Focus Private Tours Established in 1989 Do NOT hit print unless you want to burn up around 36 pages of paper – smile. Passport Control Please make a copy of your passport and keep it in a safe place. This is very important in case you should […]

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 […]

Save by Booking a Private Tour in the Off Season

Those wishing to experience the luxury of a private guide and travel coordinator (all in one) while saving considerable money should choose dates between November 15 and March 30. My off season tours are priced lower because there are certain things a traveler must give up in order to travel in the winter. (Outdoor cafes, […]

Memories of the 11th trip with European Focus Private Tours

Art sure has seen much of Europe with guide James Derheim of European Focus. Since 2006, Art and his late wife, Carol, enjoyed adventures in Germany, Italy, Ireland, France, Spain, Portugal and Croatia. In the fall of 2017 European Focus welcomed Art’s girlfriend Cindy for his 10th trip, this time in central and northern Italy. […]

England Countryside Private Tour 1

March 23, 2016 An example of what we can do for you in England and Scotland. This tour itinerary will be conducted for a couple in June, 2017. All of our tours are custom designed and private. If you are interested in booking this trip, please go to this sign-up form on our web site […]

Where Do You Want to Go in 2016?

January 28, 2016 It’s that time of the year when more than 65% of the tours that we do all year are booked. February and March see the heaviest activity on our web site, as people plan for their next adventure. Where do you want to go in 2016? And what do you want to […]