Salzburg’s Many Beautiful Sights

March 16 The “Rome of the North” has 38 churches, most of them are Roman Catholic. The city also has at least 38 pretzel stands, most of them selling massive pretzels which look great but which taste kind of funny, like they’ve been sitting out in the damp air for a few days. Today when […]

Schnitzel for a Schnitzel Lover in Hall, Austria

March 15 When you’re traveling with a schnitzel lover like Perry Daugherty, it had better be good. So today was a sure-fire crowd pleaser (well, at least for a crowd of one, and that’s Perry) when we stopped in medieval Hall in Tyrol near Innsbruck for our lunch. At a place which will remain a […]

Building Future Adventures – Gasthof Wilder Mann, Lans, Austria

Our long week in Istria and Croatia is over, and we’re heading north to Rothenburg ob der Tauber for a few days of R&R (and packing and laundry!) before Jenean flies back to Sarasota on August 1st. Our final day included a drive through the gorgeous Brenner Pass to Lans, Austria where we overnighted at […]

Welcome new guests George and Susan

George Then found European Focus Private Tours by reading his issue of “German Life” magazine. Not quite a year later, he arrived in Frankfurt with his wife Susan to begin a 10-day Bavarian adventure including the homes of his parents, Amberg and Nurnberg. Along the way, we’re visiting Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Schwangau, Munich, Berchtesgaden […]

Hall, Austria is overlooked medieval jewel

We stopped for lunch in the pretty little town of Hall, Austria the other day. This much smaller version of Innsbruck has attention from Austrian and German tourists who know about it, but it’s virtually overlooked by Americans who are drawn to the larger and more well-known Innsbruck. What I like about Hall is that […]

European Focus Private Tours Benefit #384

Spontaneous sightseeing is what we’re all about. When we drive along Europe’s back roads with our guests, and when we see something interesting, we check it out. Big Bus Companies are all about staying on a schedule. They have to, with 40 people, even a potty stop has to be coordinated. The other day, Jim […]