Coronavirus and Travel – and you

For up to date information please visit the official website of the CDC (Centers for Disease Control) https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/summary.html The way I look at it, this will go global and it will be in every country. By spring, a person is just as likely to be exposed in their local supermarket in Tulsa, OK as they […]

Mass Tourism is Ruining Europe’s Great Cities

Some day, not right now and not in 2020 or 2021, but some day soon, European Focus and its founder James Derheim will simply stop taking clients to Paris, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Venice, Rome, Florence and the list goes on and on. Why? Mass tourism and the BILLIONS of people who are traveling – it’s ruining […]

We Hope that “Bucket Lists” Die

We take the slow road and oftentimes the undiscovered road, which admittedly is getting harder to find. But, we find them. Our tours are the antidote to the “If it’s Tuesday this must be Belgium” kind of travel promoted by the big bus companies and cruises. From a picnic by the side of a little […]

Our Extensive Travel Tips

January 20, 2016 No other tour company prepares their guests for European Travel like European Focus Private Tours. http://europeanfocusprivatetourstraveltips.blogspot.de/

Keep Traveling or the Terrorists Win

November 20, 2015 The recent events in Paris and also the bringing down of the Russian airplane full of tourists returning home from a holiday in Egypt has the world rattled, and rightly so. These events are horrible to contemplate. The wreckage left behind cannot be calculated. But the wreckage to come will only be […]

Our Extensive Travel Tips Help Prepare You for A Great Time in Europe

No other company does this, not Trafalgar, not Globus, not any cruise line. European Focus Private Tours works hard to smooth the road for our guests long before they get on the airplane to come to Europe. Our extensive, detail-packed “Travel Tips” helps the inexperienced European traveler avoid common mistakes and makes travel a more […]

Off Limits Cities for July and August

June 4, 2015 This came up recently while discussing a potential future trip with a family from Canada. European Focus no longer takes guests to the following “Red Zone” cities and areas from mid-July through end of August: London Amsterdam Berlin Paris The South of France Italy (all of Italy) Portugal Spain Why? Because of […]