I started European Focus three decades ago as a custom-designed, private tour service. When I proposed the concept to the owner of a travel agency (who happened to be a family member) he scoffed and said “no one will pay that much to travel.” Now, 321 tours later, travel in general is in a “pause” […]
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The Open Window Policy of the Dutch Explained
Those we bring to Amsterdam and other large Dutch cities are always amazed that the Dutch don’t cover their windows with blinds or curtain, as is the case in Germany, for example. The Dutch have long had a philosophy of “Let the light shine in, and my lights inside shine out.” We love it. Now […]
Into the Scottish Highlands with the Guthrie Sisters
Jenean had the pleasure of helping three close-knit sisters, all descended from the Guthrie Clan, appreciate and better understand their heritage during an eight-day trip around Scotland. They took an excursion from Edinburgh one day up into the Scottish Highlands. These are images from that trip.
Germany Ranks as One of the Best Countries in the World – Visit in 2016
February 4, 2016 Germany is the home base of European Focus Private Tours, and we have a second home in Rothenburg ob der Tauber, which is one of the stops on this tour. Medieval Bacharach on the Rhein River will be our final stop on this tour. GERMANY Micro Group Tour for July, August or […]
What’s a Small Group for Us? Two!
January 23, 2016 We are the only legitimate company in the English-speaking world which creates, plans and leads private, custom-designed small group tours. Well, wait a second. We could say that with all honesty until about five years ago when we started to notice copycats following what those in the industry told us we were […]
Our Definition of a “Small Group Tour” is something entirely different
January 1, 2016 Happy New Year! About a third of all of the trips we led in 2014 and 2015 were booked in the month of January, as people’s minds and hearts start to turn to travel and adventure. With the busy holiday season behind us, we can now focus on “where are we going […]
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 […]
Giving Travelers Exactly What They Want
March 31, 2015 When Susan K. contacted us on March 24, she told us that she wanted to take her 29 year-old son on the trip of a lifetime. His goals were to see as much of the Alps in central Europe as possible. Top on his list were the Dolomites, the area around Berchtesgaden, […]